Only One Life

Only One Life : Don't Waste It

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Mercia Tapping tells her autobiographical, inspirational story of recovering from grief from the death of her husband with brain cancer, near financial ruin, and journals her road through breast cancer. She tells her tale with brutal honesty from the heart, as she seeks to find her Voice and purpose for living. She shares life lessons learned along her journey. Her book will make you cry, smile and inspire you.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 11.94mm | 371.94g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514608278
  • 9781514608272

About Mercia J Tapping

Mercia Tapping was educated in the UK with degrees in Psychology and Education before coming to the US in 1973. Since then, she has enjoyed a career spanning some nearly 40 years as a college professor, clinical psychologist, workshop leader and inspirational speaker, consultant in organizational development to Fortune 500 companies, as well as being a serial entrepreneur, including founding More recently, she has refocused some of her time to include writing and inspirational public speaking engagements. She seeks to inspire others about health related issues, as she has done in some form or another, her entire life. She writes daily inspirational quotes for her blog "" and can be seen on "FB/Only One Life: Don't Waste It" which is also the title of her book. The unifying purpose of her book, Facebook page and blog, is to inspire, and bring comfort and joy into the lives of others. Mercia was widowed in 2011 when her husband, Herman Lowe died of a brain tumor. She is a breast cancer survivor. She lives with her two Siamese cats in Plymouth, MA.
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