I’ve spent my life pursuing my passion... Everyone close to me, from my family to my closest friends, always said,” you always give great advice, have wisdom beyond your years and you have a love for helping people in any capacity”.  As much as I always agreed with them, it still took me years to figure out what that would look like.  A year or so before Life and Health coaching I was in a completely different place from where I am today. For the last 18 years, I’ve been in my safe and secure sales and marketing job in corporate America and struggling to find my passion and life’s work. The problem was I was putting everyone else’s needs before my own and I was running on empty! I was tired, burnt out and very close to adrenal fatigue. Constantly searching and coming up empty started to take its toll on me. They say there’s often a breakdown before a breakthrough and the beautiful part of this story is that it led me to life and health coaching – my true purpose!


It’s like the world opened up to me and offered me the ability to connect with others on a deeper, more profound level, and to guide them to a place of better health, personal development, transformation, and achieving positive results that they had not experienced before. I love all that life has to offer and I am grateful to be able to help others grow and stretch them into the best they can be. I am inspired to work with people who are looking to create the life they desire personally or professionally. I firmly believe that everyone can benefit from coaching, and I find that the personal successes my clients experience only fuels my desire to do more.


Berneitha James, BA, PCC

B.A. in Sociology, Professional Certified Coach, Master Certified Transformational Coach

Founder & President, The Source of Hope LLC

My Bachelor’s in Sociology, coupled with my Health and Life Coach Certification from Health Coach Institute, and self-research and study have given me the depth and breadth of knowledge necessary to work successfully with clients on every level. There are no words to describe the joy I experience when I witness clients accessing new insights and breakthroughs. I truly believe that every single event in our lives is a doorway of opportunity that supports our growth and expansion. I believe that our paths have led us here to this moment for a reason. I am grateful and blessed beyond words to work as a coach and have the opportunity to witness others’ birth their unique vision and purpose into the world.

About Me

I have been married for 11 years, with two treasured children. I enjoy serving others, traveling, and enjoy precious time with my family and friends.

My Commitment

My purpose is all about finding what makes you come alive and then creating from that place every day. I’m committed to leaning into my edge and getting vulnerable, so I can continually reinvent myself and create a deeper inner passion for coaching, because coaching enriches lives. Through my coaching practice, I inspire and lead others to be a catalyst for positive change in the world, and to creatively design the lifestyle and business they desire while rising to the next level of success in their health, profession and purpose. I want to share this with you, because if I can do it, so can you. I give us permission to be messy, unleashed, and full of life as we seek to grow, expand and evolve.