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About Me

​Hi! My name is Heather - I'm a technical recruiter in the San Francisco Bay Area and the author of Be Present: The Art of Living a Life Fulfilled. I have a passion for helping people and travel, as well as exploring wellness gadgets, relaxation rituals, and thought-leadership.


I'm proud to be from California where I was born and raised, When taking a break from work, you can find me walking with my pup Ziggy or soaking up sunshine in Los Cabos, Mexico.


Life is both an adventure and a journey - I'm truly grateful to experience it all!

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The Real Heather: Honest Answers to Your Curious Questions

May 2023

What’s your zodiac sign? Scorpio. 

How would you define yourself in three words? Tenacious, particular, misunderstood.

What’s one thing people don’t know about you? I quit Google because I was afraid to fail.

What’s your wakeup ritual? First I open the blinds in my room to let the sunshine in, then I jump back in bed to listen to the DailyFire with Brendon Burchard while cuddling with my dog.

What is one thing no one knows about you? I started mirror work in secret after being bullied in elementary school for being too pale and skinny. I still practice daily. 

Heels or flats/sneakers? Flats or sneakers (Rothy’s, New Balance, Nike).

What are three wellness products you can’t live without? May Lindstrom Youth Dew, CocoFloss, EvanHealy Whipped Shea Butter for Lips.

What’s your biggest fear in life? Not reaching my full potential. 

Window or aisle seat? Aisle - bathroom freedom is everything.

Favorite app? Kajabi - I love watching courses on my TV! 

Secret talent? Strategy - taking in new information as it comes and pivoting as needed.

Most adventurous thing you’ve done in your life? Working at Camp Nor'wester in the San Juan Islands - we lived in teepees and had to heat water via a wood burning stove to shower. I also didn’t know anyone - it was sort of like a reality TV show now that I think of it. 

Must have clothing item everyone should have? Black leggings. 

Superpower you would want? To be able to travel anywhere instantly at the snap of my fingers.

What’s inspiring you in life right now? The self-education movement. 

Best piece of advice you’ve received? “Your destiny is determined by the choices you make, choose now, choose well.” - Tony Robbins

Best compliment you’ve ever received? “Heather has the ability to cut through the noise.” 

A book that everyone should read? 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think by Brianna Wiest.

What would you like to be remembered for? The positive impact I made in the world.

How do you define beauty? Health and happiness.

What do you love most about your body? My skin.

Best way to take a rest/decompress? In a hammock with a view of the water.

What’s your spirit animal? Egret.

You are stuck on an island, you can pick one food to eat forever without getting tired of it, what would you eat? Pepperoni pizza.

Best advice you’d give your teenage self? Stay true to yourself, don’t be afraid to celebrate what makes you, you! 

A skill you’re working on mastering? Speaking on camera. 

Favorite smell? Fresh jasmine.

If you made a documentary, what would it be about? Wellness travel.

Your affirmation for today? I am enough.

What are you most excited about at this time in your life? My blog! 

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