Valerie Sheppard is a catastrophic-stroke survivor, life-mastery expert, Founding Member of the Evolutionary Business Council, and Founder and CEO of The Heart of Living Vibrantly, Center for Mindfulness and Self-Mastery.
Her passion is helping young adults de-stress and meet life's ups and downs with more courage, confidence, inner peace and happiness. Valerie uses the principles and practices in her multi award-winning, #1 international best-seller, Living Happy to Be ME!: Dancing Your Soul Lightstyle© as the centerpiece of her transformational work, which includes a college level curriculum that is getting rave reviews at the prestigious University of California, Irvine.
She is a certified Sacred Contracts coach, and has been trained in compassionate communication, spiritual direction and HeartMath. As a professional improv comedienne, Valerie’s specialty is finding ways to keep transformational work light, and she often incorporates improv tips and games, and Laughter Yoga into her workshops and keynote addresses.
Valerie appeared on the August 2016 cover of My Authentic Life Magazine, has been published in award-winning 11:11™ Magazine, and is a Featured Luminary on InspireMeToday.com™. She has also been an expert guest on numerous radio shows and tele-summits, recently appeared on BronxNet TV, and will be launching her own transformational television show in early 2019.
Through Hearts Awakening, her CA-based 501(c)3 non-profit company, she seeks to serve emancipated foster youth, low-income and 1st generation college students. https://HappytoBeME.net.