Friday, February 28, 2020 by admin
We’re excited to share a project that we’ve been working on to support first responders and military personnel. We’ve been deep in the weeds adapting our online mindset training program (Finding Your Best) to meet the needs of those who operate in environments of high consequence. This has led to an entirely new program called
As with many fads that infiltrate American pop culture— the Zone diet, 8-Minute abs, high-waisted jeans— people impulsively buy-in without a deep understanding of why. We are social animals and signing onto a trend connects us to the larger tribe. Mindfulness seems like it could be one of those fads right now. Recently, a friend
Years ago, I pulled up YouTube and watched a TED Talk from Dr. Angela Duckworth, a psychology professor at Penn whose words piqued my curiosity that day. The topic? Grit. My response? Dr. Duckworth and I need to talk. Her TED Talk had — in a new way — put words to something we had
Have you ever watched an Olympian experience her childhood dream by effortlessly breaking her personal record? Or an astronaut flawlessly orchestrate a rocket launch? Or a president deliver a country-altering State of the Union address? Their focus, ease and courage are impressive. There’s a name for that type of state of mind — Flow state.
Project Reconnect was designed to reconnect to the purpose-driven and nature-connected life that many of our ancestors exceptionally lived. So I set out to stand-up paddle across the Catalina Channel (~30 nautical miles) to reconnect to mother nature, and to raise money for a non-profit that is working on ridding the ocean of plastics. I knew it would be hard –
STEPPING INTO THE UNKNOWN The day was finally here for me to attempt to cross the Catalina channel (a 26+ mile stretch of open water from Catalina Island to Redondo Beach, California). Depending on currents and ocean conditions, I was anticipating it to take 6-8 hours of paddling for me to successfully cross the channel. The
WHAT IS PROJECT RECONNECT? Most of us have a deep desire to live a life of purpose and meaning, and to understand what we are capable of. Each of which is incredibly challenging and at times so overwhelming that we find ourselves slipping into the daily rut of to-dos rather than designing a life to explore