Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo started her professional career as a physical therapist after getting her master's degree at Duke University. It was then that she realized that every goal we have,whether it is related to our bodies, relationships, jobs, or lives,requires a significant mental edge in order to achieve it.In her quest to help people actualize their dreams, Lombardo went back to school to get her Ph.D. in clinical psychology. Wanting to help people before they need a couch," she now coaches, consults, and speaks to groups about how to achieve their desired results.Lombardo is a highly sought-after speaker and media consultant who has been honoured by giving a prestigious TEDx talk. She is frequently interviewed by today's top media outlets, including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Money magazine, Health, USA Today, MSNBC, CNN, and National Public Radio. She has made multiple appearances on The Today Show, has a monthly column in Better Homes & Gardens, and is a contributor to The Huffington Post. Lombardo is also the author of A Happy You: Your Ultimate Prescription for Happiness. She lives in the Chicago area with her husband and two children.