+ I grew up surrounded by a strong work ethic, resilient young parents who taught me how to dig in and work hard for what you want even when times are difficult. Their example shaped me in my life as a professional, a mother, a grandmother, environmental activist, and feminist.
+ The value of honesty, integrity, decency, and respect is central to my life.
+ I am a domestic violence survivor.
+ I have been a long time advocate of encouraging women to daily work on themselves.
+ Centering around the understanding that you can replace any victim mentality inside you with empowerment and transform your inner critic into a supportive inner coach! - Because Self-Confidence Is A Habit.
+ I live in the Great Pacific Northwest surrounded by the sea and mountains on Whidbey Island in Washington State. I have one deceased daughter; two living daughters in their twenties & thirties; 3 amazing growing grandsons; beloved parents in their seventies; a large extended family; and a circle of lifelong friends who make me a better coach as we travel through our myriad life transitions together.