Marian Mellen


My story started over a decade ago as I was hiding behind an image of ‘perfection & people pleasing’.   I felt trapped in my heart-space and unable to expand. My outside world looked SO good, but inside, I was hurting. I was feeling inadequate, unable to express my feelings and not connected on a soul level. This woke me up into creating a life that fueled me from the inside out. The image was shed and I devoted every moment to unraveling the layers of who I truly was at a soul level. Diving head first into a journey of self-reflection, self-love, and true, genuine soul connection through therapy, coaching, yoga, meditation and spirituality, my work today asks women to uncover their authentic selves, take off their masks and bare their souls. I teach workshops to empower women to find their true essence of self-love and radical worthiness without their titles, labels and hats. During the Heart and Soul Workshops, we cry, we laugh, and we connect. We embrace one another while coming home to ourselves-our souls. I am a life coach and believer in intentionally slowing down to live a simpler and FREER life. I am a minimalist and currently reside in Phoenix, AZ.

Q: Describe your work in three words.

Inspiring. Honest. Transformative.

Q: What gets you excited to wake up each day?

Meditation, yoga and the wind chimes in my yard.

Q: How do you stay inspired?

Finding alone time and connecting with spirit: My inspiration comes from present level living.

Q:  What has been the most challenging aspect of your work and how do approach it?

Marketing my company: I work based on 1:1 referrals. This can be an organically slow process, but I am mindful in every connection I make.

Q: What is the highest potential of your work and how do you see it contributing to the world?

My work aims to be integrated at the high school level either within schools or creating a school/ program of my own. I believe in education at the soul level along with the academic level. Without self-awareness, kindness and compassion, how successful can we truly be?  

Q: How does consciousness play a role in your business?

100%. I take my consciousness as an integral role in my business. Coaching clients during trauma, my empathetic energy needs to be solid. Through connecting consciously, I am able to meet my clients where they are and join them in their energetic field. This allows them to feel connected, not alone.

Q:  If you could offer advice to yourself one year ago regarding your entrepreneurial journey, what would it be?

Have a big dream but take little steps. Live presently every day with the intention of building, but stay grounded while climbing. We often lose sight of ourselves through dreams and being grounded has kept me steady.

Q: Are you seeking collaboration right now?

Yes - In the form of bringing workshops to various organizations and speaking events.     

Q: What’s coming up for you?

It’s all about purpose. When we connect to the higher purpose, energy flows. I have a story that is being written. I can either let go and flow or try to control. I am choosing to flow and follow my heart-space. This isn’t always easy, but wow, it’s sure feeling right!

Live presently every day with the intention of building, but stay grounded while climbing.
— Marian Mellen
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