Quick checklist to avoid horrific Zoom meetings

Here we are, a few weeks into working and connecting in entirely new ways. Not many of us would have chosen this, and we couldn’t have predicted how our workflow and workdays would transform in 2020. Kids sitting in our laps, while suffering through Zoom meetings. Flurries of activity in between meals, or loads of […]

Community Feature: Sara-Brannin Mooser— The Strength + Courage to Teach

This week we’re featuring a member of our This Epic Life Community, who I feel radiates the work we do around here. People hear “Permission to Glow in the Dark” and usually think, “Yeah. I want THAT!” However, we usually don’t realize how crucial the other two Permissions are (To Chill, and To Feel All […]

Accelerate Your Career? Cut The Crap, and Throw the Switch

Many of us have this terrible habit of holding our work separate from our higher calling. We start to believe something more noble, inspiring, or high-impact is “out there”, beyond whatever we have on our schedule for today. In the event you need a reminder, your day today was teed up FOR you, not as […]

Reframing Holiday Anxiety

    This year I’m really present, and sensitive to all the anxiety our culture manufactures around the holidays.   The shopping, the sweets, and opportunities to drink, all while managing the pressure cookers of family obligations, renewing health insurance, and wrapping up business for the year. Plus the lack of sunshine and Vitamin D […]

Leaving the Peak Without Coming Down

Sunday morning, I was quietly meditating— and sobbing in the dark— backstage in upstate, NY. Four hundred and thirty Campers, and our teams of staff and volunteers were on the other side of the curtain. Our host, and visionary maker Jonathan Fields was delivering the final keynote: Spark Your Life. This was our final presentation in […]