About Us

Hi, I am Heather! I am the Founder and Chief Emotional Supporter of Empath Mama, a community that provides loving guidance and support for mamas, who are sensitive souls (Empath and/or Highly Sensitive Person).

The story begins . . . Empath Mama’s story is the story of my struggle to find a community that supports and understands me as an empath or highly sensitive person and a mom. I felt there was a lack of community for those that are sensitive and moms. We need others that understand the challenges and gifts of being a sensitive mom—a place where we can feel accepted and not judged for our differences. I know the strength of gathering in community. I have created two local communities and observed the building of relationships and the power of collective wisdom. When gathering with others, you don’t feel alone, and it sparks many aha moments.

I am not a coach; I am a mentor . . . I’m certifed as a Holstic Life Coach but I consider myself your mentor.  I use my personal experiences to help guide others looking to follow a similar path. I feel mentorship is relationship driven and coaching is more taks oriented. I enjoy helping others through a transformation. As a mentor, I will be by your side collaborating with you and sharing knowledge.

What do I need . . . I I understood the need for this community. So, being somewhat selfish, I thought I would create what I need. That one-hour conversation with my mentor changed my direction towards creating a community. It felt so right, and I was excited again. Empath Mama is in alignment with how I want to serve others. My first step was to create a website, Facebook page, and Facebook group. When I saw the number of people following my Empath Mama Facebook page and wanting to join our group, this was proof that there was a need for this type of community.

I have made it my personal mission . . . I want other moms that are sensitive to know they aren’t alone that their experiences are real and challenging. And that they are utterly unique and special. The process of understanding all of this can feel lonely or confusing. That is where Empath Mama comes in; we provide a safe space to be authentically you and receive guidance in understanding your trait as a sensitive soul. We cover all areas of life as a woman and mom that has this trait. It is about living a life in balance.

And now . . . Empath Mama has not only inspired me, but it’s inspired other people too, and that makes my heart feel full.

I hope everything that we have created can help comfort sensitive moms who are feeling confused or lonely because we all feel that way in our lives.

We have all faced challenges and overcome them; we have all done some great things and probably some not-so-great stuff. Let’s share our experiences and help to inspire each other.

Are you looking for a community like this?

We have been working on a membership platform to offer you a sacred space to connect with others like YOU, host expert led workshops, share resources (ebooks, workbooks, tools), and more to come as we expand. Or, join our Facebook group or like our Facebook page.

Built on a foundation that . . . Community and being with others that understand is powerful. For much of our lives we felt misunderstood, lonely, or different. When you feel understood by others it is easier to accept yourself. When your children see you accept yourself, they will be more likely to accept themselves and celebrate their differences.

Empath Mama founder Heather Nardi dedicates her career to supporting highly sensitive and empathic moms in living healthy, empowered lives.  An author, speaker, coach, empath and mama, Heather draws from her extensive education as a Holistic Life Coach and spiritual practitioner to create specialized tools and programs for sensitive mothers.  She’s also committed to building a strong community of compassionate moms with shared parenting experiences.

In 2019, Heather launched Empath Mama, a community that provides education, support and a sacred space for like-feeling moms who understand the challenges of sensitive soul parenting.  Based on her own experience as an empathic mom raising an empathic daughter, Heather works to help similar families understand the sensitive empath trait and enjoy the same empowering shift she herself experienced after researching holistic, spiritual methods for supporting herself and her child.

Based in Minnesota, Heather is a Mama of 2 children (21-year-old daughter and 15-year-old son) and married to Mario for over 20 years.  Her latest book “The Sensitive Ones” is forthcoming from Wise Ink in October 2021.

 Heather’s certifications include:

  • Certified Holistic Life Coach
  • Flower and Gemstone Essence Practitioner
  • Certified Teacher from the Path of Self-Love School
  • Ancestral Healing Diploma
  • Shadow Mastery Diploma
  • Sacred Space Holder
  • Certified Coach in Self-Esteem Elevation for Children
  • Certified ThetaHealer®
  • Certified Angel Card Reader
  • Certified Kid’s Nutrition Specialist
  • Certified in Mindfulness for Wellbeing and Peak Performance
  • Certified in Indigo Studies


Of the population are Empaths


Of the population are a Highly Sensitive Person (HSP)


Of the population are Introverts

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