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Hi there, I'm Deana...

I am a speaker, author, mental health advocate, and a coach for humans just like you.

I am also a five time entrepreneur, and a human with a lifetime of struggles.

After decades of putting myself last and wearing it like a badge of honor, I finally figured out that I needed to take better care of myself.  I learned that in order to achieve the success I craved, and to take care of my clients, team and family; I had to take care of ME first.

I went from burnt out, exhausted, stressed, overwhelmed, and anxious

to healthy, happy and thriving. And you can too...

My Story... with a little help from Spirit the Wolf

After losing everything in 2020, including my award-winning, multi-million-dollar DMC business, I was not sure what to do with myself. 

Prior to COVID shutting down the world, I had a new mission on my mind.

I am a suicide survivor that stayed silent for 23 years. I never felt  like it was acceptable to talk about it as a leader.

In 2018, I lost a long-time dear friend to suicide and it hit me like a ton of bricks. I immediately thought "if he had known my story, would he have reached out?" I felt God calling me to use my story to help others and there was no way I was going to be in that situation again.

First, I dove into creating a non-profit, The Realize Foundation. Our mission is to reduce suicide rates through human connection. We accomplish this by conversations, community and personal story.

Next came The Shower Genius® framework that I created using my entrepreneurial journey as well as my corporate hospitality experience.

I spent decades putting myself last, traveling a ton, dealing with stress, exhaustion, burnout, overwhelm and anxiety.

I am so excited to share this with you!

I teach humans how Self-Care, Sanity and Creativity can not only change their business or work, it can change your life!

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I am always looking to connect with new people and explore exciting opportunities. I would love to learn more about you and how we can help each other!

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