Author | Keynote Speaker

Holly Elissa Bruno, MA, JD, best selling, award winning author, international keynoter and Facebook live streamer served as Maine’s Assistant Attorney General and Academic Dean at University of Maine-Augusta where she was named Outstanding Professor.

Her 6th book Happiness is running through the streets to find you; Translating trauma’s harsh legacy into healing (2020) sold out almost immediately.

“Trauma is my unchosen but compelling pathway to a life of meaning, an uplifting appreciation of beauty and a deeply anchored conviction to make the world better for every child.”

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Translating Trauma’s Harsh Legacy into Healing

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In her personal memoir, Holly Elissa Bruno shares her childhood experience of trauma and abuse with you to offer a beacon of hope and a tangible example of how you can make a positive difference in the world and most of all, in the lives of children.

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Holly Elissa Bruno’s keynotes have been heartily applauded around the world from Singapore to Iceland, Budapest to Macau, New Zealand to Prince Edward Island and 47 of the United States. Her keynotes are interactive: you will be invited to actively participate or sit back, learn and enjoy.

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“The biggest thing that happens with traumatized people is we isolate; we blame ourselves. We say we must bad people or bad things wouldn’t have happened to us. So, if we can learn to connect early on with other people and ask for help and get help and be seen and be heard, that’s so powerful. That is just so powerful.”

Happiness is Running Through the Streets to Find You

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Listen Live with Active Childhood UK

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Go deep into the healing of trauma in everyday ways. There is much unique, authentic, honest, humorous and compelling in these spontaneous programs.

Each is inspired by/related to a reading from Happiness is Running Through the Streets to Find You; yet, each evolves as participants share their experience, strength and hope via chat. We interact and meaning builds.

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Ohio AEYC Happiness Webinar April 15/20

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When the world flips upside down, children need stable unflappable adults to reassure them all is and will be well. But who reassures us adults when our world too crashes like Humpty Dumpty?

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