How to Human Better

204 Michigan Ave, Asheville, NC 28806 Map · Phone number
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About How to Human Better

Ceremony for the modern world

Custom-designed wedding & commitment ceremonies for the intentional couple.

  • Custom ceremony design and legal officiation
  • Personalized ceremony script *Required in-person meeting prior to wedding day.
  • Pre-marital guidance and intention-setting sessions
  • Custom vow development and “Promises Box”
  • Honored to design and guide non-religious, religious, & interfaith ceremonies for couples of all genders and sexual orientations.

Be radically authentic on your wedding day.

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How to Human Better - Jennifer Nicolaisen is a personal wedding officiant for couples in the Asheville, NC area. This officiant, Jennifer Nicolaisen, enjoys spending time with couples before the wedding day, so as to build a relationship with them and understand their personalities and dynamic. She then helps couples design a carefully customized ceremony so that their special day reflects the true love they share. Based out of Asheville, North Carolina, How to Human Better - Jennifer Nicolaisen can also travel to officiate weddings across North Carolina, including service to cities such as Raleigh and Charlotte.

Services Offered
This officiant focuses on real and deliberate wedding ceremonies for couples. Rather than having a wedding for the social normalcy of it, Nicolaisen helps couples focus on their growth together and love for one another during this special and intimate new beginning. She officiates ceremonies anywhere from under 30 minutes to around 60 minutes long. She can speak English, French, Spanish, or Chinese for a couple’s wedding day. She has her license in 39 United States and Washington, D.C. This includes all of the nearby states such as Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, and others. As a licensed wedding officiant, Jennifer Nicolaisen helps couples with counseling and customized vows. She works with couples of any religion to officiate:

  • Civil unions
  • Interfaith ceremonies
  • Non-religious ceremonies
  • Rehearsals
  • Single-religion ceremonies
  • Vow renewals
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  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Candy · Married on 04/12/2019

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    Stop Looking!

    From the moment I saw the name of this vendor I knew I wanted them to be a part of my ceremony. Then we met Jennifer, the person behind this great company name and it just confirmed what I already felt in my heart. She would be the one who would guide us through our journey to being legally bound.

    Jennifer was determined to get to know us; she learned our story. Making sure to delve deeply into who we were and how we became who we were. She took all of this gathered information and created what is being called by our guests the most genuinely organic wedding experience that they've ever been a part of. Our guests have sent us thank you notes saying things such as "your ceremony made us want to be better", "best wedding I've ever attended" and "we left thinking how we could love one another more".

    We told Jennifer that we wanted to fill the space with love and make our guests feel love at every turn. She delivered! Our ceremony was filled with the most thoughtful and loved-filled rituals and sentiments that we will cherish forever.

    If you are looking for someone who will take their time to create for you an experience that embodies what love is meant to feel like, Jennifer is your person!

    Sent on 04/24/2019
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    Natasha · Married on 11/18/2018

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    Incredible

    Jennifer is a beautiful person. Inside and out. She made our wedding planning/wedding day everything we could of dreamt. She’s so calm and relaxing. Being in her presence really brought my husband and I to a place of unimaginable love throughout the chaos that a wedding brings.

    We not only had the perfect woman to marry us. But we gained a great friend in the process.

    I would recommend Jennifer time and time again! ♥️

    Sent on 11/24/2018
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    Emore · Married on 06/08/2018

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    One Of The Best Officiant's Ever

    Jennifer is handsdown one of the best officiants i've had the pleasure of working with. My client hired her for an April 2019 wedding ceremony and Jennifer knocked out the park. She truly captured the audience's attention - bringing light to the couple's love for each other - through interactive vows. Guests had never seen a more well thought out ceremony. Jennifer is super easy to work with and responsive. She's also warm, friendly and flexible - offering each client a truly custom ceremony. Highly recommend.

    Sent on 05/20/2019
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How to Human Better FAQ

  • What is the typical price for your wedding services? $ 985.00
  • Which of the following are included in the price? Ceremony Rehearsal, Premarital Counseling
  • What is the starting price for your wedding services? $ 630.00
  • Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal? Yes
  • What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)? $ 80.00
  • What types of weddings and events do you provide services for? Non-religious, Interfaith, Ceremony Rehearsal, Vow Renewal, Civil Union, Single Religion
  • What religious affiliations do you serve? Agnostic, Anglican, Baha'i Faith, Baptist, Buddhist, Catholic, Earth-Based, Episcopalian, Evangelical, Hindu, Islam, Jainism, Jewish, Lutheran, Methodist, Mormon, No Denomination, Orthodox Christian, Pagan, Presbyterian, Quaker, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoist, Unitarian
  • On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate? Less than 30 mins., 30-60 mins.
  • In which states are you licensed? AL, AK, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MD, MI, MS, MO, NE, NJ, NM, NC, ND, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY
  • What languages do you speak? Chinese, English, French, Spanish

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