Emmy Winning TV Host, Breast Cancer Survivor, Author, Your Healthiest Healthy
Watched by millions as the co-host of Dancing with the Stars and Entertainment Tonight, Samantha Harris is an Emmy-winning journalist, certified personal trainer, nutrition advocate and healthy living evangelist. Her 2014 stage II invasive breast cancer diagnosis at age 40 inspired a quest for answers about how we can all improve our overall health, prevent chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes, heart disease and autoimmune disease, and understand their underlying causes. The resulting book, Your Healthiest Healthy: 8 Easy Ways to Take Control, Help Prevent and Fight Cancer, and Live a Longer, Cleaner, Happier Life, translates comprehensive, research-backed knowledge into an easy-to-follow action plan for maximizing health, energy and happiness for life. As a highly motivational speaker, Samantha shares her personal journey from cancer diagnosis to healthiest health with genuine warmth and unflappable positivity. She also blends almost encyclopedic knowledge with insights from doctors and scientists, empowering advice, practical tips and healthy recipes. As actress-producer and breast cancer survivor Rita Wilson has said, “If knowledge is power, then Samantha Harris is Wonder Woman.” Read More >
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Dr. Drew Pinksy loves Samantha Harris’s book Your Healthiest Healthy because it “approaches health from so many angles: biological, emotional, interpersonal and spiritual.” Kris Jenner said, “This book will change your life!” And cancer thriver, actress Christina Applegate notes that it’s “an eye-opening and empowering guide.” In this energizing presentation drawn from her book and personal health and wellness journey as a breast cancer survivor, Emmy-winning journalist Samantha Harris shares real-world strategies to prevent and fight chronic diseases and live your best, healthiest life every day. Combining research-backed advice, insights from doctors and scientists, and her own hacks, tips, recipes and humorously honest practical advice, Samantha provides an achievable action plan. All while inspiring audiences to achieve it. Aimed at survivors, thrivers, and anyone wishing to avoid a diagnosis of chronic disease, Samantha motivates audiences to eat better, work out smarter, reduce toxins, handle health crises, strengthen relationships, boost positivity and build resiliency. As Rita Wilson said, “If knowledge is power, then Samantha Harris is Wonder Woman!”
We all could use a little more time to breathe…but there never seems like there is enough time in the day to do it! To be well is to be mindful. In Samantha's book, Your Healthiest Healthy, she champions positivity, resiliency, happiness and gratiTUDE and provides actionable methods to attain them. How can you find your happy? The answer lies in the little things we do each day. It often starts with having a brighter and more robust ‘tude—gratiTUDE, that is. Audiences will hear personal anecdotes about how Samantha got lost in the dark abyss of fear and sadness through a cancer diagnosis, but pulled her way out through a variety of lifestyle tricks, beginning with positivity and gratitude. Then, she delves into self-care, relationships and more to build resiliency. From techniques to start meditating to choosing a positive path, this prescriptive and actionable presentation leaves audiences with both tangible tools and numerous takeaways.
Young, fit and healthier than ever, Samantha Harris was diagnosed with invasive breast cancer at 40. She was told by more than one doctor that the lump she found was “nothing.” Because she never gave up listening to her body and being willing to trust her gut, Samantha saved her own life by being her own advocate. In this honest and emotional keynote, she shares her roller coaster ride as she sought answers and navigated the roadblocks that nearly sidelined her. She inspires and empowers audiences by encouraging them to be their own best health advocate, listen to their own bodies and to never take “no” for an answer, especially when instinct tells them differently. Audiences leave empowered and feeling liberated, knowing that a cancer diagnosis doesn’t define them. Samantha also shares insights and stories from the online community that she founded with her husband to “inspire positivity in the face of adversity,” GottaMakeLemonade.com.
Samantha Harris began her career in Hollywood teaching fitness classes, and health and fitness remains her way of life. Drawing from Your Healthiest Healthy, Samantha focuses on fitness and nutrition for any audience wishing to boost health and vitality. She provides newfound methods on ways to stay fit and proven ways to get one’s best body with easy tricks to find time for exercise, maximize your motivation muscle and eat healthfully. Nutrition is a staple for achieving your best body, and Samantha will share small steps that lead to big results, including what toxic ingredients to avoid that may be derailing your current best efforts to be healthy. She’ll also discuss the importance of teaching kids about essentials of exercise and nutritious meal choices with recipe ideas your kids will love. Read More >
Additionally, Harris offers an add-on program for those in attendance that includes the Get Your Best Body Workout (an additional 30 or 45 minutes). Inspired by “Ms. Harris’s Fit Tips,” scheduling logs and nutrition suggestions, your audience will walk away encouraged with ways to make their bodies healthier and stronger. Read Less ^
"Samantha's vibrant personality completely transformed the stage. From her musical performances to sharing intimate details overcoming her battle with cancer, Samantha was radiating energy and lifting spirits. She captivated the audience by sharing inside secrets from her Entertainment Tonight and Dancing with the Stars days that left the crowd roaring in laughter and wanting more. Thank you, Samantha, for being the whole package!!!"
"Samantha is an incredible speaker and host and helps to up the wow factor of any event or production that she is a part of. Every time I book Samantha for a project, I get rave reviews from my clients and from the media. I’ve been producing red carpet events and charity benefits and creating international media campaigns for the last eighteen years, and can say wholeheartedly that Samantha is one of my favorite celebrity hosts to work with. Samantha is a wonderful asset to any team she is on and I highly recommend working with her."
"Everyone loved Samantha!!! She was full of energy, was engaging, informative and so positive that a number of people who attended told me that they came away from the event totally uplifted! Samantha is so willing to put herself out - doing 'selfies' with some, interacting with the crowd, and seemingly being her warm self."
"WOW – we had a fantastic day with Samantha! I’ve had great feedback from everyone associated with the event, and Samantha was so engaged from the minute she walked in until the moment she left. Please convey our gratitude to her for her time and energy and inspiring message."
"Samantha was a big hit at our Celebrating Women luncheon! She is a wonderful person – amazing how unpretentious she is for such a big star."
“Every woman concerned about her health or the health of the women in her life should read Your Healthiest Healthy. It’s like talking to an extremely knowledgeable girlfriend. Samantha has done her homework and offers so much great understanding, perspective, and realistic advice. She isn’t afraid to hold back, but she still knows how to have a good time. This book will change your life!”
“What a great read! Your Healthiest Healthy is equally entertaining and enlightening and for newbies and health nuts alike. I especially love how Samantha breaks everything down into small steps to make it all accessible to everyone. This is such an incredible resource for all-around healthy living.”
“Your Healthiest Healthy is pragmatic and encyclopedic in scope, and I love that it approaches health from so many insightful angles: biological, emotional, interpersonal, and spiritual. This well-researched book features so much great practical advice for anyone who wants to maintain intimate relationships, manage risk for chronic diseases, and live a healthier life.”
“This eye-opening and empowering guide provides the essential road map for anyone dealing with a health crisis. It’s comprehensive yet conversational, and it will help you live your best, healthiest life every day.”
“I’m blown away. What a great thing to put out into the world. If knowledge is power, then Samantha Harris is Wonder Woman. In this book, she has gathered detailed information to give women going through breast cancer a way to take positive control of their situation, from what products or chemicals to avoid to how to find new ways to live a healthy lifestyle through positivity. Samantha shows that you can live a better life even after a shocking diagnosis. Give this book to anyone going through breast cancer and at any stage after. This is going to do so much good for so many women. What an amazingly fabulous book!”
“No matter how many times life knocks you down, it takes strength and perseverance to get back up and fight. Your Healthiest Healthy gives you the power to do just that with great stories and helpful tips. Whether you need a little pick me up or a total health overhaul, this invaluable book will transform you into a bona fide fighter and make you feel like a champion.”