Leslie is a life, leadership and mindset coach, teaching journalists how to stay mentally fit in incredibly high-stress and traumatic news careers.
Her work has helped those in the journalism field learn stress resourcing tools, how to overcome imposter syndrome, how to show up as leaders and how to reach personal goals. Through partnering with action-oriented thought leaders in journalism spaces, Leslie creates spaces to normalize conversations about journalist mental wellness. She provides inclusive and trauma-sensitive 1-1 coaching, workshops and mental wellness trainings for journalists and communication professionals. She uses mindset tools, yoga, breath work and energetic techniques to help rethink emotions and subconscious thoughts to help bolster mental wellness culture unmatched in newsrooms across the world.
In addition to speaking at workshops and conferences, Leslie has a grassroots online community of thousands of journalists reimagining journalist mental wellness. Leslie works at the intersection of mental wellness, social justice, newsroom diversity and creating inclusive spaces through understanding that rest and mental wellness is resistance to burnout culture in news. Leslie focuses on being HUMAN first, journalist second.