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Who I BE...


I’m human. Like you, I struggle to balance life’s demands. I climb hills that are too steep and push my limits. I experience dips in my energy and question my purpose and vision.


I face the same fears you do: Fears that, if I'm authentic, I won’t belong; or that I'll discover I have nothing unique to offer. 


I live with my whole heart. Sometimes I get flooded and kind of stuck. Other times I take running leaps. Most of my life is lived wrestling with the small, defining moments "in between."


Busy with doing, let me not forget to BE: To be authentic, expressive, playful, and compassionate. To be imperfect and vulnerable. To dance boldly and also know how to be still.  


By being fully alive and helping others come alive too - by giving my authentic self to the world - I say “thank you” for this beautiful and messy life.


“The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” — Frederick Buechner

What I DO…


My passion is to cultivate strategic wellbeing. Through strategic thought partnership (i.e. consulting), wellness workshops, facilitated conversations, and contemplative writings, I seek to nurture individual, community and global health.

I employ experiential and integrative methods for transformative learning including collaborative facilitation, art and creative processing, mind-body practices, and contemplative encounters with nature and story.

“How does one become a butterfly? You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar.” – Trina Paulus


I have a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wichita State University and a Master of Science in Family Therapy from Friends University. My education is enhanced by a strong professional background in communications, project and program management, adaptive leadership development and civic engagement.


I am a Level-II Certified Leadership Coach through the Kansas Leadership Center (an ICF-approved training program).


I have one beautiful daughter and enjoy leaning into an active and artistic lifestyle. When I'm not working, find me outdoors, moving in my body and writing poetry.

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