Contributor

Tina Lifford

Actress and Founder of The Inner Fitness Project

Actress Tina Lifford has been a working actress for <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0509824/" target="_hplink">20 years</a>, starring opposite icons such as Clint Eastwood, Bruce Willis and Jennifer Lopez. Currently she is the CIA Director on <em>Scandal</em>, and has a recurring role on <em>Minority Report</em>. She was Crosby's mother-in-law for five seasons on Parenthood, and played Mama Haze in <em>The Temptations</em>. As an <a href="http://www.tinalifford.com/work-with-tina/" target="_hplink">Inner Fitness Trainer</a> she teaches strategies for letting go of fear, hurt and disappointment that actively cause stress and unhappiness. The drug-overdose death of her only brother birthed in her a mission to identify core practices for what she now terms "<a href="http://www.tinalifford.com/work-with-tina/" target="_hplink">inner fitness</a>" - inner health and well-being. She has been working with clients for the past 20 years. She is the author of <u><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Little-Book-BIG-LIES-TRUTHS/dp/0980007208/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1438262488&amp;sr=1-2&amp;keywords=the+little+book+of+big+lies" target="_hplink">The Little Book of BIG LIES</a></u>, and playwright of <em><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nL0_smVVBlk" target="_hplink">The Circle</a></em> - a critically acclaimed play about seven diverse women navigating through their personal challenges together. Lifford has completed the Master's Program in Spiritual Psychology at the University of Santa Monica and is a CTI-trained life coach. She hikes her three dogs—Runner, Snoop, and Chuck—almost daily in the canyon behind her home. She lives a simple, satisfying, love-filled life.