ABOUT ME

Passionate About Empowering Others

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I'm Samantha (Sam) Moss and I love a good story.  I have been an ASL interpreter for the majority of my career being a voice for others and along the way have realized that I have lost my own.  

I was raised in a small town in Ohio where women were to tend to the house and were to be quiet and not cause a scene.  Though that is a slight exaggeration it helps explain how I felt during my time in that culture.  Another way to explain it is that my culture was heavily influenced by Amish culture but I myself was not Amish.  Through my life there I kept trying to find my voice as I felt it was constantly silenced because I wasn't a man.

 I then transitioned to college where women were very different than me, loud actually, much louder and prouder than I ever thought a woman could be.  It was truly culture shock.  

Since then I have grown and changed, questioning my culture of my upbringing while embracing it simultaneously.  Over the past decade of being in interpreter however made me realize I just jumped from one culture of silence to another.  Then COVID hit.

COVID sucked but it came at the same time I was experiencing medical interpreter burn out and questioning many things about my life.  What did I actually enjoy?  Do I change based on who I am hanging out with?  Who am I?  What do I believe in?  Do I want to stay married?  Do I want to move?  Do I have a voice?  If I do what happened to it?

I took some time off work to explore these questions as I developed an extreme curiosity about myself and what I even enjoyed.  During this time I enrolled in a Master's program for Life Coaching and graduated in October 2021.  I'm still on that journey but I am happy to say that I've made it through the burning fire of self discovery and am on the path of who I am supposed to be.  I do have a voice.  I do have power.  I am going to use it and no one is ever going to silence me again.

Qualifications

  • MA in Life Coaching- 2021

  • Life Coach certification-in process