A wellness counselor, Aukje is the author of Grounded Grandmothers, which features practical advice and tools to help keep modern-day grandparents vibrant. She is also a mother of three and the grandmother of seven children. Kapteyn’s career led her to work as counselor in private practice, at her retreat center, and for 32 years with remote indigenous communities. Her passion is to be a part of empowering others to seek their own path and to take charge of their lives, no matter what the obstacles. To learn more please visit, www.thejournalcoach.ca.