Monumental Paths


Monumental Paths is a personal development business that specializes in positive psychology coaching and education. Regardless of their background, the individuals and groups that work with us want more out of life for both themselves and for those they love and care for. Our clients seek a richness in life - a deeper sense of meaning - and are committed to their own development, betterment and actualization. 

Monumental Paths exists to achieve the vision of a world filled with flourishing communities of individuals that have grand dreams, surpass their potential, generate positivity and live their best life. We do this by empowering individuals to create a robust sense of well-being, and to live more authentically in their day-to-day lives. Let us help you take these important steps along your path.

Jonathan Powell, MS

Jonathan is the founder and president of Monumental Paths and is a founding member of the International Association of Positive Psychology Coaches. He is our lead personal development coach and is a committed positive psychology practitioner that focuses on savoring awe-inspiring experiences and demonstrating gratitude alongside compassion and an appreciation for life. Jonathan holds a Masters of Science in Coaching Psychology - Applied Positive Psychology from Life University and a Bachelors of Science in Psychology and Philosophy from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. As a 'recovering perfectionist,' Jonathan strives to continually improve in all domains of the good life and one of his passions is helping others do the same for the sake of personal fulfillment and on-going, self-defined success. He receives tremendous amounts joy from celebrating his client's achievements and with a strong background in customer service, he has mastered the art of creating awareness around what others might need and what he can do to help them along their journey. Click below to learn more about what we do here at Monumental Paths.

What we do

Define Success

Each of us defines success differently. When we define what would be successful for you, we start to form an idea of where you want to go and who you want to be. You can then continue to walk your path with more grace and confidence in your stride.

Outline Goals

Each of us has different goals and those goals hold different personal meaning. By getting specific about your big goals and breaking it down, you will begin to see your path and the steps you want to take more clearly.

Create Awareness

The bulk of the work we do revolves around creating awareness. Without increased awareness, little else can be intentionally changed for the better. Think about what you want most out of life and how it would feel to be in that space.

Take Action

The steps you take are what you actually do or change in order to get closer to the place you want to be. These steps are important and when taken intentionally, they are the tangible markers of improvement. Change may be inevitable, yet the intention and control behind the chaos is powerful.