Lisa M. Gerry



Happiness, Mental Health


James Madison University



Lisa M. Gerry is a freelance writer and editor and has written about mental health, happiness, travel, social activism and more. Her work has appeared in/on Ladies' Home Journal, National Geographic Traveler, USA Weekend, Woman's Day,, Teen Vogue, and Time Magazine's new site for millennial women, Motto, among others. Lisa is the author of more than 10 National Geographic Kids' books including 100 Things To Make You Happy, 100 Ways To Make The World Better, and ​100 Ways To Be Thankful.


Lisa has a B.S. in journalism from James Madison University.

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