Jan Marshall


Jan Marshall is the author of "Dancin, Schmancin with the Scars: Finding the Humor No Matter What” which is another one of her satirical survival books.

She is a newspaper columnist and motivational speaker specializing in Satire and Survival for Boomers and beyond.

Her first humorous coping book "Still Hanging in There: Confessions of a Totaled Woman" is available at Amazon and other online and electronic venues.

“Jan’s writing is so full of humor and a zest for living. Her books literally sing.” …Phyllis Diller

Host of her own television series, Jan was a frequent media humorist on hundreds of radio and television programs and appeared regularly on Steve Allen’s syndicated WNEW radio show.

In 1986 she founded the International Humor & Healing Institute with illustrious board members  Norman Cousins, Steve Allen, Dr. Bernie Siegel and other physicians and healers.

A Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and humor consultant to the medical and corporate world, she continues as a columnist for the online newspaper, Senior Correspondents as well as local and Internet magazines.

Her “interviews” with childhood fairy tale heroes called “Where Are They Now?”  appears in “Open Doors: Fractured Fairy Tales” Anthology.

Jan’s bliss is motivating people to find joy and laughter no matter their circumstances.

She believes that in the fabric of life there are threads of pain and sorrow which have to be healed as much as possible. Yet in between these difficulties often one may find, in actuality, that not a shred of evidence exists that life is serious!

Where to find Jan Marshall online

Where to buy in print


Dancin' Schmancin' with the Scars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Humor is the theme of this satirical survival book “Dancin, Shmancin with the Scars” Finding the Humor No Matter What! Dancin is a code word for anything pleasurable in your world. Scars both physical and emotional may remain in some manner but can be minimized. Tips and techniques for feeling good are included in a special chapter on Living Ala Carte; a choice for enjoying the rest of your life.

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boomers    healing    humour    internet dating    senior