A Woman's Odyssey from Tragic to Magic

Non-Fiction - Memoir
249 Pages
Reviewed on 04/06/2021
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Author Biography

Lisa has inspired people from all over the world to "Believe!" in love and the power of positive affirmations while manifesting the life of their dreams. Her miraculous story has inspired students to tap into the power that lies within. The methodologies she teaches tie together with a lifetime of lived wisdom and what she has learned from working with people through individual coaching, group coaching, and multiple retreats. Her work teaches the proven power of positive affirmations and manifesting through the heart, the body’s greatest neurotransmitter.

Through her coaching, Lisa has helped people find love and deeper intimacy in their lives, and throughout her coaching it has become clear that so many of us feel like the human experience is wrought with hardship and loss. “There is so much in life we cannot control – but we CAN control the way we channel our suffering into our growth.” Lisa’s inspirational memoir, Believe! supports this idea through its powerful story.

Lisa is the President and founder of Believe! International, Inc., a non-profit organization that helps promote the powerful messages and methodologies behind “Believe!” She is also the founder of Sacred Soulmates, heart-centered coaching and exotic vacation retreats for couples and singles calling for a deeper, more intimate and passionate soul connection.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

Believe! A Woman's Odyssey from Tragic to Magic by Lisa Nicks-Balthasar is an engaging and heartrending memoir that chronicles the author's life story where she speaks about the untimely death of her partner Keith who was her high school sweetheart because of brain cancer. The author lived a financially stable and comfortable life with her husband and two daughters, Amanda and Kelsey. After she lost her husband, she embarked on a healing journey that took her to new lands and gave her the opportunity to look deep into her spirit. From a nightmarish life of loss and grief, she experienced a miracle at the Burning Man in the Nevada desert. This story of love, triumph, and miracles will make readers restore their shattered dreams, and help them believe in love and magic again.

Believe! A Woman's Odyssey from Tragic to Magic is raw and honest and leaves readers with myriad emotions ranging from grief, loss, pain, betrayal, loneliness, self-discovery, self-exploration, and spiritual awakening. Lisa Nicks-Balthasar is vocal about her life and the turns it took from losing her husband to finding love and a wonderful soul mate again. The second part of the memoir has spiritual undertones and reveals the author's positivity, transformation, and incredible journey of self-discovery. The author's story gives hope to a lot of readers out there when it comes to healing and finding love all over again. The memoir will resonate with many readers and also make them realize the power of the word 'Believe'.