Lisa Jakub is a writer, speaker, and retired actor. She grew up in Hollywood, as a child actor who appeared in more than forty movies and television shows during her eighteen-year career. She worked on such blockbusters as Mrs. Doubtfire and Independence Day, as well as critically-acclaimed films such as Rambling Rose, A Walk on the Moon and Matinee. Not wanting to become a child actor stereotype, Lisa retired from the film industry at the age of 22, in search of a path that felt more authentic to her. She moved to Virginia and found that passionate life she was looking for when she became a writer. Her first book was a memoir, You Look Like That Girl, which was published in 2015. Not Just Me is her second book. Lisa has appeared on HuffPost Live, MSNBC, CTV, BBC and CNN. Her writing has been featured in Newsweek, Today.com, Huffington Post, NY Daily News, DailyMail, LA Times, Yahoo, AOL, Parade, Elephant Journal, Thought Catalog, Yoga Magazine and US Magazine. Lisa does speaking events at high schools, colleges, and conferences where she runs workshops about writing, anxiety, mindfulness, and living an authentic life. She is also a Kripalu yoga teacher and loves teaching yoga to people who think they can't do yoga. Lisa lives in Virginia with her husband, Jeremy.