The Book ~ Why You No Scream Viva?!

Discover that life works far better when you’re having fun and that suffering is indeed optional


Connect with your intuition and the courage to actively create your own life​


Learn how to redefine yourself through opening to serendipity, taking new risks, taking decisive action, getting back in the game, getting grounded and moving on

There is life after a broken heart—but you have to go out and find it


When you’re in the middle of a break-up, the last thing you probably feel is strong, capable, and able to move on with your life.


Why You No Scream Viva?! chronicles the sometimes hilarious adventures Brooke Martellaro experiences. Rocked by the unexpected departure of her life partner, Martellaro found herself on the eve of her 40th birthday newly single and confused about her place in this world.  Facing cultural barriers, strange characters, and moral dilemmas, Martellaro redefines herself as an individual for the first time in twenty years and reassesses what she wants for herself.


Your BFF as you navigate through the ruins of a relationship…


Travel with Brooke to the enchanting Playa del Carmen in Mexico where she learns that to “scream viva” means to find the courage to look for love again, make big decisions even though you may not know the outcome, and rely on good friends to help you through the inevitable transitions life throws at you.


Why You No Scream Viva?! helps us all discover that life works far better when you’re having fun and that suffering is indeed optional.

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