Mary Lou Retton’s Gateways to Happiness

Mary Lou Retton’s Gateways to Happiness: Seven ways to a more prosperous, more satisfying life.

By Mary Lou Retton with David Bender

Reviewed by Robin

Olympic athlete and professional speaker, Mary Lou Retton, writes about her “gateways to happiness” with family, faith, relationships, attitude,discipline, health, laughter. Intermixed with her thoughts, are stories about her path to the Olympics. Mary Lou writes about her training for the Olympics at a young age. It was surprising to learn that Mary Lou had suffered physical injury shortly before her competition in the Olympics. Personal photos and some of Mary Lou’s favorite recipes are included in this book. Mary Lou may be small, but her enthusiasm for life is big.