Mary Beth Sammons is an award-winning journalist and author who writes about the ups and downs of handling life, health and wellness, and reinventing your life with grace and gusto.

As vice-president of editorial, Mary Beth helped launch CarePages.com, a Web site for patients and caregivers facing significant illness and loss. Currently she is the editor of an Internet start-up for chronic pain sufferers, PainResource. com.

She also creates cause-related marketing campaigns for several non-profits including Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School, a start-up high school in Chicago’s toughest neighborhood on the West Side.

Mary Beth has written ten books, including: Living Life as a Thank You: The Transformative Power of Daily Gratitude" (Viva Editions.)