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We are Nick and Paulina, a husband and wife team driven by our shared passion for helping others. Our personal experiences of trauma and substance abuse have fueled our own transformation and now inspire us to support others on their journeys. Together, we provide a safe and nurturing space for individuals to explore their inner selves, heal past wounds, and cultivate self-acceptance and love. With empathy and understanding, we guide clients to discover their inner strength, empowering them to create fulfilling lives. Join us on this transformative journey towards self-love and authenticity.

Meet the Team

Nick TNT


Nick TNT is a highly qualified personal development professional specializing in life coaching, breathwork coaching, and cold plunge facilitation. With an impressive list of certifications, including being a certified life coach and breathwork coach, Nick is well-equipped to guide individuals on their transformative journeys.

As the founder of Breath of Life Recovery and the co-founder of Honu House Hawaii, Nick has dedicated himself to helping others discover the profound benefits of breathwork and cold water immersion. Drawing from his own life-changing experience five years ago, Nick has honed his expertise and has been imparting his knowledge for the past four years, both privately and at the residential treatment level.

Nick’s commitment to sharing his valuable insights extends beyond personal instruction. He recently authored his debut book, “Breath of Life, Finding Long Term Recovery with Breathwork and Stepwork,” further solidifying his expertise and offering a comprehensive resource for those seeking long-term recovery.

Nick provides in-person guided breath work journeys, cold water therapy sessions, and meditations at The Breath of Life Wellness Center. Through private one-on-one sessions or group experiences, individuals can explore the transformative power of breathwork and cold water therapy under Nick’s expert guidance.

For those seeking personal growth, healing, and an enhanced sense of well-being, Nick TNT and The Breath of Life Wellness Center offers services designed to support individuals on their unique paths to self-discovery and recovery.

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Paulina TNT


Meet Paulina TNT, a compassionate psychotherapist specializing in Internal Family Systems (IFS). Possessing extensive training at levels one and two in IFS, she brings a profound understanding and expertise to guide individuals on their healing journeys. Paulina holds a Master’s degree in Psychology with a focus on Life Coaching from Grand Canyon University, complemented by a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (2011). Currently pursuing a Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree, she aspires to become a Licensed Psychologist in Hawaii and California, broadening her capacity to serve and support those in need.

Paulina, alongside her husband, is co-owner and operator of two companies: Honu House Hawaii and Breath of Life Recovery. Committed to assisting individuals grappling with substance abuse, addiction, and mental health challenges, they play a pivotal role in the journey to recovery. Additionally, Paulina serves as an associate therapist at ‘Ai Pono Maui, a residential treatment center specializing in aiding women with eating disorders. Joining a team of experts, she finds great honor in providing high level care and support to women in need.

Her calling was discovered through a profound personal transformation experienced during her therapeutic journey. Paulina is passionate about sharing her healing process and comprehensive training, particularly emphasizing the transformative impact of Internal Family Systems. This approach has played a crucial role in deepening her self-understanding, promoting overall well-being and fostering personal growth and mindfulness. It has empowered her with self-leadership, cultivating deep self-love and compassion. Inspired by her own journey, Paulina hopes to empower others with the life-changing potential of this approach, enabling them to become healers in their own lives.

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