Dr. Barbara Ann Kipfer is the author of 14,000 Things to be Happy About with more than 1.25 million copies in print, now in a new 25th anniversary edition. Look for the return of the Page-a-Day calendar for 2017!
Among her 70 other books and calendars are Self-Meditation, Instant Karma, 8,789 Words of Wisdom, The Wish List, The Order of Things, and 1,001 Ways to Live Wild, thesauri and dictionaries, archaeology reference books, and happiness and spiritually themed books. Barbara's books are available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, other bookstores, and Urban Outfitters.
Barbara holds a PhD and MPhil in Linguistics (University of Exeter), a PhD in Archaeology (Greenwich University), an MA (Greenwich University) and PhD in Buddhist Studies (Akamai University), and a BS in physical education (Valparaiso University). She is a Registered Professional Archaeologist and teaches meditation.
Dr. Kipfer is Chief Lexicographer of Temnos. She has worked for Answers.com, Ask Jeeves and Ask.com, Bellcore (now Telcordia), Dictionary.com and Thesaurus.com, General Electric Research, Google, IBM Research, Idealab and Knowledge Adventure, The Chicago Tribune, and WolframAlpha.