A beautiful conversation about the discovery of joy and the meaning of life after receiving devastating news of a cancer diagnosis. Speaker, author and LCC parent, Olga Munari opens up about her journey through dark and difficult times, leading to self-discovery and healing.
Olga is an inspirational force in the breast cancer community, mentoring cancer patients and families and raising hundreds of thousands on behalf of cancer research. Following her first best-selling book, The Joy of Cancer: A Journey of Self-Discovery (2012), Olga presented her memorable and exhilarating story of survival in a TEDx Talk in Las Vegas, Nevada. Today, she continues to inspire through public speaking, writing, coaching and media appearances.
A prolific best-selling author, Olga bares her soul in her book The Joy of Life: Now What? (2020), revealing the emotional devastation at the hands of an abusive uncle. Her latest book, The Joy of Healing: Overcome Victimhood. End Denial. Live Life. (2021), Olga sheds the effects of sexual abuse through her mother’s story, exhuming the past and discovering that loving oneself is the universal cure for disease and loving others.
A student of Dr. Deepak Chopra’s meditation instruction and graduate of Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica, Olga shows us to embrace, not deny, our inner struggle to bring out the best in us.
Olga is mother to Andrew ‘06, Laurie ‘08 & Jeremy ‘14.