Arianna Merritt is a leader in education and content creation who has 20 years experience teaching/coaching/training/mentoring students of all ages and abilities in school, business, athletic, and non-profit settings. Since she was a little girl, Arianna has had a love of books and magazines. She believes education can change the world and has been finding ways to work with students and educators ever since.
Arianna is an experienced communicator who for the last 16 years has been conducting psychological research and turning the results into variety of formats that support the well-being of people globally. She believes you are never too old to have a new dream and helps people find ways to make it a reality.
Her undergraduate thesis work was in cognitive psychology focusing on how to improve mathematics education. Her graduate work was in how to reduce bullying in elementary schools. She is the Founder of The Self-Discovery Retreat, an award-winning blog with over 500,000+ readers from over 100 countries and has published a book “Stand Tall & Speak from the Heart: How to Find Your Way.” She has been featured on Psychology Today as well as presented her research at the Canadian Society for Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Science conference.
She holds a Bachelor of Science (High Honours) degree in Psychology from Carleton University and a Master of Education in Applied Psychology and Human Development from the University of Toronto/OISE.