We're Heidi & Kristi.

Co-founders of Habits of the Soul


For nearly 50 years, our lives have circled around one another's. Despite the often distant miles between us, we've remained soul friends.

God's goodness is at the core of our history together. Our story includes a childhood friendship between our dads, a shared wedding dress between our moms, family trips to both coasts, raising kids together, and most recently, cheering for our sons on the college soccer field.  

Through personal and professional experience, we know how important it is to tend to the soul, and we've seen what happens when it's neglected.  

Habits of the Soul unites our desire to see others align their deepest needs with practical daily habits to renew their souls so that they can experience greater connection with God, themselves, and others.

Our friendship through the years.

Kristi Erickson

I'm a Certified Enneagram Coach and Certified Symbis Assessment Facilitator. I have a B.A. in Social Work and an M.A. in Theological Studies. 

I’ve served in multiple areas of ministry, including coaching, missions & care pastoring, member care, communications, and ghostwriting.

Helping people create space to experience union with God is one of my favorite things to do. If you’re familiar with soul care and desire to become an even better soul tender, I’d love to connect with you!

If any of the following are of interest to you, let’s talk:

  • Soul care as a way of life
  • Taking your experience of union with God even deeper
  • Experiencing more of God’s presence throughout your day
  • Being more fruitful in ministry
  • Seeing soul care through the lens of the Enneagram
More About Kristi

Heidi Zwart

I'm a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach and Certified Nutrition Coach. I have a B.S. in Psychology, B.A. in Bible, and an M.A. in Counseling Psychology. 

I've served in multiple roles in ministry, education, and healthcare as a coach, consultant, and counselor. 

I authored It Began in the Garden, a faith-based look at our shared struggle for physical, emotional, & spiritual health, and I co-host the Side by Side podcast for female leaders in ministry.

Helping people connect the dots between their habits and the health of their soul is what I love to do. If you're ready to improve your overall wellbeing, I'd love to connect with you! 

If any of the following are of interest to you, let's talk:

  • Soul care exploration - what it means to take care of yourself with a soul care lens
  • How your daily habits make a difference in your soul's health
  • Soul health for leadership
  • Recruiting your StrengthsFinder profile to care for your soul 
More About Heidi

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