Author Marsha Vanwynsberghe Reaches the Amazon Best Seller List With Book “When She Stopped Asking Why”

Published on November 19, 2017

“When She Stopped Asking Why: A Mother’s Journey Through Teen Substance Abuse and the Loving Path to Finding her Clarity, Courage and Purpose” by Marsha Vanwynsberghe reached #1 on Amazon’s Best Seller List in multiple categories on November 15, 2017.

Marsha Vanwynsberghe is a mother who fought the system to try to save her kids from the downward spiral of teen substance abuse. She relentlessly searched for answers, solutions and support. In her search, she found thousands of other parents who were also dealing with substance abuse issues and their teens. They were parents who were also hiding from the world, living with shame, guilt and embarrassment for choices that were not theirs to own. Vanwynsberghe decided to speak up, share what she learned and create a light of hope for other parents.

Vanwynsberghe’s book, “When She Stopped Asking Why: A Mother’s Journey Through Teen Substance Abuse and the Loving Path to Finding her Clarity, Courage and Purpose” became an instant success when it launched on Amazon on November 15, 2017, climbing all the way to #1 in multiple categories: Substance Abuse, Drug Dependency, Teen Health, Parenting Teenagers, Children’s Substance Abuse and Abuse and Addiction Recovery. The book was also listed in the “Movers and Shakers” section on Amazon and was named a Hot New Release in multiple categories.

Based on the reaction and book sales, it is clear that parents are seeking answers for this serious problem, which is affecting millions of families in North America.

In the book, Vanwynsberghe shares that substance abuse issues and teens is a widespread, drastic problem that is affecting our teens and destroying families in the process. This is a societal issue and to in order to create change, it requires that we come together as a society to talk, share our stories and support each other.

In response to the book becoming a best seller, Vanwynsberghe stated, “I am beyond grateful for everyone who has purchased, read, shared and left a review. This is a story that speaks to anyone who has dealt with adversity and is ready to create a massive change in their life.”

Vanwynsberghe added, “I am driven to help others to see that they are not alone and that their story matters. When we truly let go of the fear of judgment of others, learn to take care of and control our own actions and surrender everything else, we can write a new ending to our story.”


Marsha Vanwynsberghe is a Life Adversity Coach, Author and Speaker. She coaches and mentors people to make physical changes in their bodies and emotional transformations in their lives. Due to life altering family crises involving primarily substance abuse, Vanwynsberghe learned through first-hand experience the power of personal growth, expanding mindset, consistent exercise and clean nutrition. Vanwynsberghe is now on a mission to be a difference maker to inspire others to see and believe in themselves, regardless of their life adversities.

When She Stopped Asking Why is available on Amazon at

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