Would you like to take a stand for what really makes you happy in your life? Marcia Wieder knows you will need to acquire some tools to take control of your life, and she has helped thousands of people do just that. She opens up about the events in her own life that led her to help people overcome their doubt, believe in themselves, and make their dreams come real. How did she know she was that bright shining light? She laughed a lot. She was happy, even though there were challenges in her family life. Her family became hopeless, and so she had to become the girl of hope. She discusses the relationship between enlightenment and lightening-up, and how she discovered how important it can be simply to relax. Lisa Garr, creator of radio’s The Aware Show, interviews Marcia Wieder for Gaiam Portraits of Inspiring Lives.