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Kay Wills Wyma – I’m Happy for You (Sort Of…Not Really)

Late Night Conversation, hosted by Kristin Maffei

Featured guest: Kay Wills Wyma

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In this episode, Kay and Kristin talk about the origin of Kay’s newest book, her meandering career experience (from banker to author!??), and her inspiration as a writer in a largely online writing community. 

GIVEAWAY: You can win a copy of Kay’s book I’m Happy for You (Sort Of…Not Really). Win by listening for Kristin’s question in the episode and being the FIRST LISTENER to email the correct answer to



Do you find yourself measuring your value against your friend’s house, body, marriage, resume, paycheck, organic garden, or Pinterest-worthy holiday décor, and coming up lacking? Do your college roommate’s Instagram snapshots bear little resemblance to the scene at your house this morning?

Excessive comparison and competition sap our energy and steal our joy. Our friends become our audience and judges, and our kids become part of our brand. Add social media’s constant invitation to post and peruse, and it’s no wonder that we’re left exhausted, discontent, and lonely. Thankfully, there is another way!

With refreshing candor and humor, Kay Wyma shares her experiences with comparison living and offers readers the simple remedies that helped her and her family reboot their perspective and discover freedom, authenticity, and joy.



Kay Wills Wyma, author, blogger and speaker, has five kids, ages 7 to 18, and one SUV with a lot of carpool miles. Before transitioning to the role of stay-at-home mom, she held positions at the White House, The Staubach Company and Bank of America. In 2012, Wyma courageously tackled the issue of youth entitlement in her first book Cleaning House: A Mom’s 12 Month Experiment to Rid Her Home of Youth Entitlement. She has been featured on The TODAY Show, CNN-HLN, and the Glenn Beck Show, among many others. She attended Baylor University and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. She and her husband Jon and their five kids live in Dallas.

Posted on: July 21, 2015 · Homepage, Late Night Conversation, Podcasts, Uncategorized ·Tags: , , , , , , .

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