If you first laid eyes on Tae Yun Kim when she was a struggling youth in South Korea or at a martial arts competition that she was competing in, you would probably never imagine that today she’d be the successful businesswoman, mentor and leader she is today. Somehow, Tae Yun Kim has managed to authora remarkable 7 books, each of which has seen wide circulation and international distribution since its publication date. Tae Yun Kim takes pride in knowing that today her books bring joy, happiness and knowledge to tens of thousands of individuals worldwide. Many are unaware of the difficulties faced by Tae Yun Kim in the early years of her life. Growing up as young girl in South Korea, Tae Yun Kim experienced many tragedies that, while devastating at the time, helped shape the strong, creative and independent woman that Tae Yun Kim is today.For instance, during the Korean War, when Tae Yun Kim was just 5 years old, she was abandoned by her family and forced to learn how to survive on her own. When Tae Yun Kim first arrived in the United States she was forced to work 3 jobs just to pay the bills. Without doubt, Tae Yun Kim’s life is one characterized by overcoming adversity.