About Lisa

Lisa Markland (formerly Lisa Bard) holds a master's degree in clinical social work. Following a career as a psychotherapist she began motivational speaking and writing as a freelance journalist, and is currently working on her second, self-illustrated book while publishing her first worldwide compilation both in digital and print-on-demand formats.​

She's worked in law enforcement, aeromedical evacuation, sociology and social work.  An Air Force veteran, competitive athlete and active volunteer, Lisa enjoys helping her readers to follow their hopes and dreams and to only be limited by their imagination.​

Her articles take on both humorous and serious topics and address a variety of audiences.  She also writes for professional journals covering social science issues, works as a medical content copy editor, and edits websites and others' works.

Lisa has helped to spread the word that "there are no obstacles, only opportunities" through her contributions on public service announcements, live and recorded radio broadcasts, television spots, documentaries, and interviews for newspapers, magazines and books.

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