At 32, Lisa Henriksson had reached all her goals in life—an amazing career, a thriving business of her own, a beautiful family, and the home of her dreams, complete with white picket fence. So why was she spending long nights wide awake, roaming her huge house, wondering what she was missing in life?
I Was Supposed to Be Happy
Lisa’s book, I Was Supposed to Be Happy is the story of one woman’s journey, struggling with common themes all women face—self-judgement, living within the confines of the “approval trap,” and living out other people’s expectations. It’s a raw, inspiring, courageous story of one woman’s cold hard look at her fears and insecurities, of choosing to be happy, and how she finally got there.
Her book is not an instruction manual, but offers questions and tools to help anyone who has struggled with self-worth, is addicted to pleasing others, has wrestled with the feeling of not being good enough while actually being an overachiever, has worried they’re not the “perfect” mother, or is searching for something greater than themselves.
Lisa was born and raised on the beautiful west coast of Sweden and has a master’s degree in political science from the University of Stockholm. After a successful career in journalism, politics, and digital communications—leading her as a radio reporter all the way to the White House—Lisa shifted paths in search of new ways to contribute to a better and happier world, the expansion of consciousness and greater possibilities for all of us.
A Happier World
Lisa is a true creative force, and her joyful personality inspires all she meets. As the founder and CEO of the Swedish yoga and health center Egen Tid (translation: Your Own Time) www.egentid.se, she offers expectant mothers a space where they can prepare for the birth of their baby and care for both body and mind through yoga, Pilates, and mindfulness exercises.
Since 2010, Lisa had been an Access Consciousness® Certified Facilitator, She travels the world coaching and facilitating individuals and groups to accessing their knowing and awareness, to choosing what is true for them.