At nineteen, Lynn Marie Smith went from small town straight "A" student, to an aspiring actress in New York City. By twenty-three, she was living in a psychiatric ward nearly destroyed by drug addiction.

Lynn's audiences and readers never fail to ask, "How did you move past the pain to make a positive life for yourself?" In this powerful talk Lynn shares her answer - she says 'YES' to life. She empowers the audience to see that by accepting their struggles, their fears, their pain, and most importantly by accepting themselves, they can find their true path to happiness, success, and freedom.