As a coach, author, & speaker, Marin Laukka empowers passionate individuals to break free from false expectations & limiting beliefs about what “should” be so they can own their potential, unapologetically make their positive impact, & experience true fulfillment. Marin founded Yes& with a mission to provide balanced support–to incorporate the utility of research & data with authentic experiences & wisdom. Today, she utilizes her Master’s degree in Positive Developmental Psychology, professional training in Evaluation, & certification in life coaching & yoga to cultivate holistic transformation & personal growth for her clients. Learn more about Marin’s journey from PhD candidate to Master’s degree graduate to business owner & coach at