Barbara Edie is a passionate writer, editor, and speaker, who believes in the power of a story to change lives. Her ebook, Sparking Change Around the Globe: 5 Ways to Make Your Difference in the World, became an Amazon bestseller, and a book she coauthored, the Manitoba Book of Everything, became a Canadian bestseller in 2008.
In 2013, Barbara’s writing was featured in Breakthrough! Inspirational Strategies for an Audaciously Authentic Life, with New York Times best-selling authors Janet Bray Attwood, Chris Attwood, and Marci Shimoff.
With a Master of Arts in journalism and more than 25 years’ experience in media and communications, Barbara has also written for numerous magazines, newspapers, and organizations, and is the former editor of Canadian lifestyle magazines, The Cottager, Winnipeg Women, and Winnipeg Men.
A self-described “global soul,” Barbara has traveled to five continents and lived and worked on three. Her latest book, Creating the Impossible, features story after story of real-life examples of people bringing their visions to life and making the “impossible” a reality. Barbara lives in Victoria, Canada, where she enjoys the extraordinary nature, beauty, and ocean-side living of Vancouver Island. She keeps her laptop handy, her passport updated, and is always ready to pick up her messages when her soul calls.