Psychology          Spirituality          Wellness          Fitness

  • Dr. Maridel :  Television  Presenter:   Various   Psychology   Topics.  

  •  Newspaper  Interviews  on  Health  & Wellness.    Positive  Aging.  

  •  "A  Quiet  Miracle -  Resilience : 9-11"

  • International  &  Public   Speaker:  USA  &  Europe.  1980s - Current.


Volunteer:  Sheriff / Police  Victim Advocate.   Colorado  Wildlife Rescue Team.

FUN  in  Progress:   Seven  Continents  Marathoner.   Endurance  Athlete.

Done  (5) :                Africa __   North America __   Asia __   Europe __  Latin America __

Bucket - List (2) :      Antarctica __      Oceana : New Zealand __

"Colorado  Law  Enforcement  Special  Olympics  Torch  Runs".  Police  Team.

USA  Nationality / Citizenship.        World - Citizen  at  Heart.

Speaks   English   (Native  Language)     and     Dutch / Flemish

Trusted Popular : Consistently  Elected  President: Student  Governments.

Early  and  university  education  in  elite  private schools

By  German  Benedictines __  U.S.  Jesuits  __

Tested.  Very  Superior  Intelligence.

U.S.  Standard  Intelligence  Tests,  Projective,  Personality  Scales,  etc.

Some  Favorite  Quotes

                                                                                              Life  is  short.

                                                               We  have  never  too  much  time  for  gladdening

                                                   the  hearts  of  those  traveling  this  dark  journey  with  us.

                                                                  Oh,  be  swift  to  love,   make  haste  to  be  kind.


 Henri  Frederic  Amiel (1821-1881).    Swiss  Philospher,  Critic, Poet.

 The   glory  of  God is  a  human  being  fully  alive.            St Irenaeus, 130-202 century.​

You  must  be  the  change  you  wish  to  see  in   the  world.                    Mahatma Gandhi.

  • Do  what  you  can,   with  what  you  have,   where  you  are.         Theodore Roosevelt.

  • A  diamond  is  a  piece  of  coal  that  made  good  under  pressure.             Anonymous. 

  • Whatever   you   can   do,    or   dream   you can,   begin   it.                                             Boldness   has   genius,  power,   and   magic   in   it.    Goethe.


Dr. Maridel  enjoys  

beauty of nature,  warmth of noble friendships,  arts,  laughter,  animals  (including humans!) & their welfare.   ecology,  tennis,   plays  classical  guitar,  martial arts,  writing,  practices yoga, world-adventures  (runs in Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa. Mt Everest, Himalayas.  African Photo Safari & Hot-Air Balloon Ride.   The Original Greek Marathon Course.   Mayor's Midnight Sun Alaska Marathon.   Latin America Race).   long trail runs  in  Colorado  &  Europe.   Belgian chocolates. moments  of  creative  silence  ...