a little bit about me

I’m an artistic soul with a vein for academia who, perhaps like you, has struggled at life, trying hard to find my path. 
 
It wasn’t until a few years ago, that I gathered the fragmented parts of myself, connected with my heart, grew my wings and took flight as a fully connected woman. And in taking flight, I was able to get a good look at my life and realize that I’ve always been a passionate creative that loves to help people become the best version of themselves.
 
I’m a nurse turned mom turned theologian turned Air Force chaplain turned psychotherapist turned pastor turned life coach & business woman. Quite the journey, huh? This amazing journey has provided me the perfect foundation to become a great life coach. 

I am a professional certified life coach 

empowering women like you 

finduse your voice 

to  show up fully in the world,

connected to your heart’s truth & creative source.

“Eva was the perfect person for what I wanted to work on. Having a history of living overseas, raised in another culture, knowing what it’s like to move to a new country, and understanding & appreciating a faith in God, allowed us to talk openly with one another and address the topics I wanted to address. I think with any kind of life coaching it requires there to be a willingness to make a connection, and if one does this, it allows BOTH the coach and the client to make the progress and work valuable.”

T. Jackson

things we work on

 
Embrace all aspects of yourself 
  
Connect with your heart’s truth & creative source
    
Identify & Achieve the dreams that lay dormant in your soul
 
Discover your own voice and the power it holds in the world
 
Generate changes in your life to support your personal and professional goals
 
Step boldly into your life’s purpose
   
Experience the freedom of being fulfilled
 
Determine your top values to design a lifestyle that reflects them

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my personal mission

“… to thrive with passion, compassion, humor and style.” –Maya Angelou

My personal mission “…to thrive with passion, compassion, humor and style” is infused in my approach as a coach:

~ I’m passionate about empowering women to live grounded in their identity, fully connected to all parts of their being and using their voices to step boldly into their destiny enacting positive change in themselves and their environment.

~ My compassion shows through as I create a safe space that allows clients to consider areas of their lives that they want to change, enhance or awaken.

~ Humor is the key to having a joy filled heart, therefore; I work with my clients finding ways to stay positive and enjoy the little things in life that bring joy and make souls smile.

~ Finally, my style is unique to my personality: empathic, brave, flamboyant, creative, grounded, intuitive, passionate, and unapologetic. It shows in the coaching relationship as I call out the client’s strengths and resources so she becomes aware that within her are the tools to succeed and self-innovate.

fun facts

  1. My middle name Glamaris comes from the word glamorous.  I live up to its meaning!
  2. French macarons are my fave dessert.
  3. I’m slightly obsessed with statement jewelry.
  4. I once wore a castle on my head.
  5. I daydream of the beach EVERYDAY.
  6. My eyes have been compared to those of a cow & Neytiri from Avatar.
  7. In my other life, I’m a mermaid.
  8. My spirit animal is a flamingo.
  9. I’ve had the same breakfast for 4 years & love it. My body craves the superfoods in Shakeology!
  10. Bougainvilleas are among my top 3 fave flowers.

professional background

Eva Cruz Pena- Chief Executive & Creatress (2016)
V2A Solutions- Executive Coach & Trainer (2016)
2BWell- Lifestyle & Wellness Coach (2016)
Imago Dei Community- Pastor of Womens Formation (2015)
Counseling Intern- MU Student Center (2013)
U.S. Air Force- Reserve Chaplain (2012)
Counseling Intern- NW Family Services (2012)
Mayo Clinic- Pregnancy Advisor Nurse (2007)
Mayo Clinic- Post Partum Nurse (2003)
Mayo Clinic- Hematology Nurse (2000)

educational background

Marie Forleo International- B School (2017)
Coach Training World- Whole Person Certified Coach (2016)
Multnomah University- Masters of Arts in Counseling (2013)
Chaplain Corps College- Basic Chaplain Course (2013)
Multnomah University- Masters of Divinity (2011)
American Association of Christian Counselors- Certificate in Biblical Counseling (2009)
University of Puerto Rico- Bachelors of Science in Nursing (2000)

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