Sisters of St. Joseph of CarondeletMay 27, 2022

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Sister Anne Bryan's Books Translated into Chinese and Polish

We pleased to announce that "Wings of the Soul" by Sister Anne Bryan Smollin, CSJ, has been translated into Chinese and "God Knows You’re Stressed" by Sister Anne Bryan has been translated into Polish, both for sale in the worldwide market. Sister Anne’s books are now available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Chinese and Polish!

Sister Anne Bryan, an internationally recognized psychologist, speaker and humorist is known for her ability to see the best in every situation. Sister Anne says, “We have the power to choose how we react to stress. Our attitudes determine our choices, and our choices can determine our attitudes.”
Sister Anne’s Bryan’s dynamic public-speaking style and natural gift for entertaining have attracted interest from her home in Albany, New York, and around the globe for her lectures on humor and its effect on wellness, aging, spirituality and stress.
Sister Anne is the author of God Knows You’re Stressed; Tickle Your Soul; Live, Laugh and Be Blessed; and Wings for the Soul. She is currently working on two new publications.  
Sister Anne Bryan received a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in counseling. She became the first elementary school guidance counselor in Albany, New York, working on early intervention with students, parents and teachers. As an educational coordinator for an Albany Consultation Center, Sister Anne presented parental-effectiveness training workshops along the East Coast. She also worked as an adjunct professor for several colleges and institutes, teaching courses on humor as a tool to communicate and as a method in stress management. Sister Anne continued her education at the same time, pursuing a doctorate in counseling psychology from Walden University in Naples, Florida. Currently, Sister Anne Bryan serves as the executive director of a counseling center in Albany that offers guidance for married couples, families, adults and adolescents.