About Me

It’s been a wonderful life so far — here are a few details. I intend to stick with it for quite a long time more. But I acknowledge that the Universe will do exactly what it will, and without consulting me.

Martin Ahrens

  • Life Coach since 2004
  • Studied psychoanalysis for 2 years at the C.G. Jung Insitute of New York, including over 300 hours of work with patients
  • Trained as court-appointed mediator in Virginia
  • Stoic Mindfulness and Resilience Training
  • Black belt in Tae Kwon Do
  • 2nd Kyu in Aikido
  • Over 30 years experience as technical manager, director and corporate vice-president
  • Former truck driver, bus driver, commercial fisherman
  • Author of novel The Luckiest People
  • Married over 32 years, 3 children, 2 grand-children
  • I’ve lived in Canada and the United States in cities, small towns and one fishing village
  • Fluent in both English and French
  • Ph.D in Biology, undergraduate degrees in Philosophy and Biology