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About Heather Penny

Dr. Heather Penny is a professional coach, trusted advisor and engaging speaker. She encourages individuals to step into their best life as they recognize the unique strengths they have to offer. Heather draws out fresh ideas and actionable goals to focus on forward momentum. She holds a Ph.D. in Human Services, with extensive global experience in consulting as well as an M.A. in Educational Leadership. As a professional coach, Heather serves her clients by drawing out their natural strengths and motivated direction. She guides her clients into clarity, confidence and courage through the professional coaching process and believes the world needs the gifts each person has to offer. The highlight for her, is a life well lived. Heather enjoys life in Northern California with her husband and two children.

Finding the Creative Genius in You!

Life has a way of boxing us in when, out of convenience or self-limitations, or even some skewed duty to others we fail to reach our potential. We often look at the success of others and wonder what their secret is; better support, a stronger financial base, or maybe even dumb luck that allowed them [...]

Creating an Avalanche of Change in 2018 One Snowflake at a Time

New Year’s resolutions don’t seem to really work for me. Instead of a heavy lift with multiple goals that lack direction or the detailed mechanics of ‘how to’, I find that focusing on one word for the year fits how I think and delivers the many micro-successes needed to keep the ball rolling without losing [...]

No, Seriously. What’s your SQ?

Spiritual Intelligence? Is that really a thing? Absolutely! Intellectually, you may assess a situation, opportunity, action or structure based on fact or experience that’s supported by your IQ, or Intelligence Quotient. Emotionally, your judgment regarding the same situation, opportunity or action might have a strong, “Yah, but …” based on your EQ, or your Emotional [...]

What is True? Stepping into a Life that is True

I was out for my typical New Year’s ‘kicking things back into gear after eating my way through the holidays run’ and thinking about the big blank slate of the new year in front of me. What did I want out of 2017? Besides wanting to run more than 10 minutes without huffing because I [...]

Confronting 3 Fears Keeping Us Anxious

Confronting 3 Fears Keeping Us Anxious Our reactions to certain fears can create a frenzied self-talk that keeps us spinning. Here are 3 consistent fears I see not only in my coaching, but experience in my personal life as well. See if you can relate… Jenna is finishing up her graduate studies, and with lingering [...]

RESTorative Rest

RESTorative Rest “The story of your life would be too small if it was just about managing fear, anxiety, and self-doubt. “ I recently heard myself say this to a woman. For the first time, she was daring to believe that her life could be filled with peace. We had been talking about her depleted [...]

Be. All. In.

Honoring Your Relationships  Welcome to February…the month often associated with love, romance, hearts and chocolates. The buzz of romantic gifts, valentine cards, true love, and special dates hums louder as the 14th approaches. But what next? What happens after the exciting romance stage? What does it truly mean to step wholeheartedly into a loving relationship? [...]

#7 – Choosing to Engage Joy!

What choices are we making to engage joy? Tis the season to be joyful…but sometimes… Sometimes we are frustrated about how much we can’t get done. Sometimes we are overwhelmed with our responsibilities that pile up around us like dirty laundry. Sometimes we treat ourselves like our own worst enemy by creating impossible lists and [...]