Reality TV Fan-Favorite Offers Guide to Faith and Happiness in New Book

By James.B

Reality TV picture of the coverORANGE COUNTY, CA (ANS - March 2, 2015) -- Despite being asked to remain on Bravo's hit TV show "Real Housewives of Oranqe County," Lydia McLaughlin made the controversial decision to walk away from the popular franchise to pursue her passions, faith and family.

According to a news release from the Icon Media Group, McLaughlin, in her new book, "Beyond Orange County" (Worthy Publishing, April 14, 2015), shares the inside scoop from the television series and inspires readers to boldly live a life of purpose.

"I knew God had called me to do the show," writes McLaughlin. "Although I knew it would be unconventional, I realized that taking the leap of faith to sign up for this reality show would be a kind of ministry."

In "Beyond Orange County," McLaughlin shares exclusive stories from her Real Housewives journey and how she found her true purpose after walking away from reality television.

McLaughlin inspires readers to examine their own lives and pursue their God-given callings, recognizing that faith and family matter most.

Readers will learn how to:

* Boldly live their greatest adventure

* Discover God's calling for their life

* Find their true identity and pursue their greatest passions

* Recognize and appreciate what matters most

* Learn from the past and embrace change

* Overcome the agony of hard decisions and find peace

* Find happiness and contentment

"Remember, your life is God's gift to you, and what you do with your life is your gift to God," she says. "You have unique talents and gifts that only you have at this moment, in this point of history. Be bold, brave, mighty, and full of confidence that God is on your team."

About the Author:

Lydia McLaughlin manages three successful businesses, raises three children, keeps her marriage strong and tirelessly gives back to the community. Together with her husband, Doug, she created SKYLAB Media Group, Inc., a luxury marketing agency, as well as Beverly Hills Lifestyle Magazine. McLaughlin lives in Orange County, California (where I have lived with my wife Norma since 1982,)

About the Worthy Publishing Group

Worthy Publishing Group ( ) is a privately held, independent voice in inspirational publishing, based in Nashville, Tennessee. Worthy has five divisions: Worthy Books publishes a broad spectrum of genres, including current events, pop culture, biography, fiction, spiritual growth, and specialized Bibles; Worthy Latino publishes trade titles for Spanish and Portuguese markets; WorthyKids and its Ideals imprint create colorful, interactive children's books, including VeggieTales and Berenstain Bears, for ages 2 to 8; Ellie Claire produces beautifully crafted journals, gifts and paper expressions; and Worthy Inspired
publishes felt-need personal growth, inspirational, and devotional books.

Media Contact: Kelsey Hulgan, , 404-754-3474.

Photo caption: Book cover

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