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"A powerful message of encouragement to those on a path

of personal growth"- Mahmud 

Nestman, Counsellor M.Ed, RCC,HT


About the Author


Luannah Victoria Arana has been a passionate writer for her entire life. As a child, Luannah spent extensive time journaling her thoughts, experiences and poetry in her journals.


Now, she is the author of her first book, Resilience, Grace and the Art of Showing Up,  in which she candidly shares how she healed and grew through a multitude of traumas that had the potential to destroy her. In addition to her book, Luannah has authored  numerous published articles on personal growth, spirituality and healing. 

Luannah owns and operates a beautiful healing centre, Serenity By The Sea, on the West Coast of British Columbia, Canada. where she offers women in trauma recovery the same healing techniques that have helped her heal and reclaim her life.

She is happily married, living with her husband and ten year old son.

Resilience, Grace and the Art of Showing Up is an adventurous and uplifting book. It is a powerful story of empowerment, driven by one woman’s determination to rise above abuse and trauma. 


Rather than staying stuck in the pain, Luannah found a way to open her mind to new, powerful perspectives on life, uncovering how to rebuild her self-esteem, restore her joy, and live her deepest dreams.


Luannah’s story is one of courage, inspiration and determination. It is a healing journey testimony of how she overcame her trauma and transformed the seemingly impossible into possibility,  ultimately creating a life of love and fulfillment. 


Throughout the book, Luannah highlights the cultures she has encountered in her world travels, and the healing wisdom she’s adopted along the way. Luannah also explores the power of nature, and how the natural world can serve as a source of wisdom and truth,awakening us to our own innate resilience and capacity to re-create ourselves.


This book has the power and potential to change lives in beautiful and enriching ways, as Luannah shares how she made the shift from victim to victor and transformed rock bottom into the life of her dreams. 

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Healing Retreats at Serenity By The Sea

Serenity By The Sea is an oceanfront paradise in the rainforest of Galiano Island in British Columbia, Canada, offering a tranquil and nourishing environment for healing.


At Serenity By The Sea, we offer several effective healing modalities to awaken and nourish your body, mind and soul as you dive deep into your healing journey. 


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