Louise L. Hay is a metaphysical lecturer and teacher and the bestselling author of 27 books, including You Can Heal Your Life trade, sold 16 million worldwide & 3 million in the US, ISBN:0-937611-01-8; You Can Heal Your Life Gift Edition, sold 230,000, ISBN:1-56170-628-0; and Empowering Women, ISBN: 1-56170-6094. Her works have been translated into 25 different languages in 33 countries throughout the world. Since beginning her career as a Science of Mind minister in 1981, Louise has assisted thousands of people in discovering and using the full potential of their own creative powers for personal growth and self-healing. Louise is the founder and chairman of Hay House, Inc., a publishing company that disseminates books, audios, and videos that contribute to the healing of the planet. Louise lives in San Diego, California, where she spends her time loving life, gardening, and writing.