The Bee Happi Coach:
Maribel Garcia Valls, MPH, ACC, is the president and founder of Bee Happi.
Maribel is an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coach Federation (ICF) with years of experience in executive, professional, and life coaching, neuro-linguistic programming, positive psychology, journaling, and mindful meditation. In addition, Maribel has extensive experience in: culture, leadership development, team building, public health, health care, health disparities, and civil rights.
She has a Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching from the University of Texas at Dallas and is Associate Certified Coach (ACC) by the International Coach Federation (ICF). In addition, Maribel is also in the process of completing Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) practitioner certification.
Maribel is also a graduate from the Texas A & M School of Rural Public Health with a Masters of Public Health in Health Policy and Management. She also has undergraduate degrees in Health and Fitness from the University of Texas at San Antonio and Radiologic Technology from South Texas Community College. Prior to serving as the president for Bee Happi, Maribel worked in state government and the health care system for over fifteen years.
Maribel created Bee Happi after discovering that the process to become happy was simple, but not easy. After struggling through some periods of unhappiness, Maribel learned how to create states of happiness through coaching, journaling, meditation, and neuro-linguistic programming. Maribel was deeply inspired by many great influencers like Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Martin Seligman, Richard Bandler, John Grinder, Oprah Winfrey, Tony Robbins, Wayne Dyer, Eckhart Tolle, and Deepak Chopra.