In 2013, Ava left a successful, six-figure career working as a conflict expert rebuilding war zones to launch herself as a writer.
What most people don't know is that choice was born on a transformational night of self-discovery in war-torn Sierra Leone when Ava realized writing made her happy—something she hadn't felt in a long time. Living on the street of Just Okay wasn't good enough. She made a right turn at what she calls The Happiness Corner and never looked back.
In these reflections, Ava shares how she dared to say no to negative people and patterns in her life that drained her natural positive energy, remained positive witha best friend with cancer, discovered pursuits that increased her happiness like dancing and play dates with the neighborhood boy, and, most of all, how she choseto stay happy and spread her happiness message as a bestselling author.
Some reflections include: