About the Author
Kristen K. Brown, The Queen of Stress Relief, is a coach, bestselling and award-winning author, webTV host, speaker, and the founder of Happy Hour Effect LLC and WidowMommy.com. She has her master's certificate in integral theory, is a certified holistic health coach, and is a fifteen-year corporate America veteran. Her debut memoir, The Best Worst Thing, was about her journey to a new life after the unexpected death of her husband from a heart attack at the age of thirty when their daughter was just an infant. The Happy Hour Effect is Kristen's highly anticipated second release. Kristen has won the Royal Dragonfly Book Award, Readers' Favorite Book Award, SWIBA Award for Author of the Year, and has been nominated for two American Business Awards and two International Women in Business Awards. She has been featured on television, radio, print, and online, including CBS, Fox, NBC, ABC, Working Mother, CNN.com, and US Weekly. Kristen enjoys gardening, meditation, cooking, yoga, travel, reading, and all things self-improvement focused. Kristen has traveled the world for both business and pleasure and enjoys learning about new cultures. She is a member of Women of Words, The Loft Literary Center, Film Independent, Femfessionals, and a volunteer for the American Heart Association. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with her five-year-old daughter, and she will do almost anything for bacon.