Welcome! I'm Helen McLaughlin, a writer and curiosity coach, and I'm happy you're here.


Who I am

These days, I'm a bit of a vagabond, though this wasn't always the case. After declaring a desire for adventure in August 2014, I set about making changes in my life—more specifically, I worked to align my desires, thoughts, intentions, and actions. There are stories within this story, and I want to tell all of them. Stay tuned for more sharing.

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What I write

I earned my MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Virginia. Ever an avid reader and writer of fiction, I've added creative nonfiction, epistolary writing, and weekly curiosity reports to the mix.

Weekly Findings, a Monday report ›

Year of Wonder, a curiosity campaign

Wholly Curious, an interview series ›

How I coach

I'm a certified life coach who holds a deep belief in curiosity as a tool for transformation. Curiosity asks only that we seek—that we question everything, even those things we regard as facts—and stay open to our findings. What in your life might shift if you decided to approach it with a sense of bubbling and unbridled curiosity?

Learn more about curiosity coaching ›