Kate Hanley

Kate Hanley is an author, personal development coach, podcast host, and public speaker.

She is the author of How to Be a Better Person, Stress Less, A Year of Daily Calm, and The Anywhere, Anytime Chill Guide. Additionally, she is the ghostwriter of numerous bestselling health books. Kate hosts the “How to Be a Better Person” podcast, which shares one simple thing you can do in the next 24 hours to be a decent human, whether that’s a health hack, a relaxation technique, a new work strategy, or basic people skills like listening and loving better. 

Kate teaches and speaks about avoiding burnout, managing time mindfully, and finding work-life balance.

She speaks about simple yet powerful ways to be a better person–in relationships, at work, and within one’s own body and mind. She encourages her audience to stop trying to live up to “should” or the expectations of others so that they can fully show up just as they are and experience empowering liberation. 

Dozens of national publications have published her articles, including Real Simple, Parents, Yoga Journal, and Martha Stewart’s Whole Living. Her quotes appear periodically in the Harvard Business Review blog, the New York Times, and

Kate lives in Providence, Rhode Island, in a continual fixer-upper with her husband, two teenage kids, and a rescue dog named Cookie.