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#1 Bestselling Author

Lilly A. Gwilliam has held a variety of positions over the course of her life, including working as a medical legal consultant, a dean of allied health and accreditation officer, a nursing coordinator, a practitioner teacher, and a psychiatric nurse. She is the author of the memoir Generations of Motherhood: A Changing Story and has published several articles and presented seminars on the topics of nursing and law. She also presented a paper on rape to the Fiji Law Society and was able to help change the laws around rape for women in Fiji.


Lilly has been inducted into the nursing honour society Sigma Theta Tau. She was nominated as one of the "Outstanding Young Women in 1979" and is a member of "Who's Who in American Nursing." She was also inducted into the 2014 Massapequa High School Hall of Fame in recognition of her commitment to excellence as she honours her responsibilities to her family and community.


Lilly currently lives in Alamo, California, with her husband Gary. They have five children and eight grandchildren between them, and they enjoy spending time with their families and travelling the world.

Emotional Intelligence:

Mental Health Matters



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Chapter Title:
Self-Empowerment Through Forgiveness

“Forgiveness is for yourself because it frees you. It lets you out of that prison you put yourself in.”

~Louise Hay

The time has come for this groundbreaking book on Emotional Intelligence to arrive.  It challenges the status quo, and breaks the stigma that surrounds mental health.

You will step into a personal conversation with these 15 courageous authors who have uncovered their souls to give you hope.  Their stories may break your heart and steal the very breath from your lungs, but they will also inspire you to see that triumph over adversity is always possible.

"When it comes to business, relationships, and being truly happy, emotional intelligence is the secret sauce to everything that matters.  This book is a game-changer and inside these pages are invitations to witness what ‘doing the work’ looks like. May they inspire you to do the same."

~Beth Hanishewski - Master Coach. International Speaker. Igniter. 

The resilience of the human spirit shines throughout this book. Whether it’s grief, loss, depression, anxiety, illness, abuse, or any stressor affecting you or someone you love, these stories will take you by the hand and show you how to not just survive, but thrive.  You are not alone.

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