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  05/20/2016      01:00 pm

Voices of Women with Host Kris Steinnes: Allison Carmen on the Gift of Maybe

Guest Profile

Allison Carmen

Allison Carmen

Allison Carmen spent many years fighting a powerful addiction. It wasn't drugs, alcohol or fame. It was an addiction to certainty. If she didn't know what the future would bring and who does? she felt anxious and afraid. This decades-long struggle followed her through college, marriage, parenthood, and a successful law career. While everything seemed fine from the outside, Allison was in a constant battle that was unwinnable, sapping her energy, attention, and spirit. Until the day she discovered the power of Maybe.

Maybe is a simple yet powerful philosophy that has transformed Allison's life, and the life of her many clients now that she has ditched her legal career and has become a successful business consultant and life coach. The message is this: In the face of uncertainty, Maybe opens your mind and heart. It creates a little space for hope. It allows you to take a deep breath, stay in the present, and forge your own path.

Today, Allison works as an author, life coach, business consultant and blogger. Allison Carmen is the author of The Gift of Maybe, a book offering hope and possibility in the face of uncertainty. She works with a vast array of people, from entrepreneurs and owners of multi-million dollar companies to artists, attorneys and parents. Due to her popular blog, and online presence, Allison has tens of thousands of international followers all who are embracing the mindset of Maybe to deal with the fast-paced, changing economic and political landscape all over the world. Allison also writes a blog for the Huffington Post and Psychology Today. Allison has made several television appearances and is a guest lecturer at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition.

Allison Carmen holds a B.A. in accounting, a J.D. of Law, and a Master's of Law in taxation. She lives in New York City with her husband and two children.