Patty Harpenau studied with Deepak Chopra before establishing the Life Foundation which is essentially a mentoring organisation with a strong spiritual dimension. She has run numerous workshops in the Netherlands, India and the US, and has produced a CD of exercises based on the Life Codes. She is also about to film a television programme focusing on issues relating to divorce and the family. She is the author of several books, including The Secret Behind the Secret - which sold an amazing 85,000 copies in the Netherlands. She has two teenage sons, and lives with her husband in Amsterdam.