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Unleash Your Full Potential

Tools to Defeat Your Inner Enemy

January 26 - 28, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

$350 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

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Program Description

You have the potential to live a much fuller life—one where the impossible becomes possible. But a powerful inner enemy prevents you from embracing this potential, robbing you of true pleasure, destroying your relationships, and stealing any sense of hope.

Phil Stutz, MD, creator of The Tools®, call this enemy Part X. As a psychotherapist with more than 32 years of experience, he has worked with thousands of patients to see through Part X and defeat it.

You will learn how to:

  • Identify your own Part X and what to do once you discover it
  • Use The Tools—quick, simple practices that can be done in under a minute—to address common stumbling blocks like avoidance, anger, negative thinking, compulsive behavior, and victimhood
  • Take immediate action to get yourself out of whatever hole you’re in, no matter how many times you fall in
  • Tap into and stay connected with your life force, the key to becoming the person you’re meant to be.

As you practice using The Tools, you will begin to notice you recover more quickly from defeat. And each time you do, you discover a higher world where forces like truth, beauty, and goodness help you conquer your inner enemy and unleash your full potential—a life overflowing with love, joy, and creativity.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Phil Stutz, MD

    Psychiatrist and cocreator of The Tools®

    Phil Stutz, MD, worked as a prison psychiatrist on Rikers Island and then in private practice in New York before moving his practice to Los Angeles in 1982. He earned his medical degree from New York University.

    He is coauthor, with Barry Michels, of The Tools: 5 Tools to Help You Find Courage, Creativity, and Willpower—and Inspire You to Live Life in Forward Motion. Stutz is also a contributor to and

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  • Why Attend
    • Master simple, powerful techniques that will enable you to solve your own unresolved, recurring personal problems.

    • Learn how you can be a more active, enthusiastic participant in your own therapy.

    • Experience the benefits of a vibrant life, including a level of creativity, joy, and connection you have never felt before.

  • Things to Know/Schedule

    Program Schedule

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    Read “The Tools” Phil Stutz and Barry Michels

    Experience Level

    None required.

    Recommended Reading

    The Tools by Phil Stutz and Barry Michels

  • About 1440 Multiversity

    Beautifully nestled in the California redwoods near Santa Cruz, our 75-acre campus is within easy reach of San Francisco and Silicon Valley.

    1440 Multiversity is a place to spend time engaging some of life's most meaningful personal questions and to enjoy, restore, and reenergize yourself as you do it.

    You'll find new energy through immersion learning—setting aside daily urgencies and dedicating uninterrupted time to focus on important, but often elusive, priorities. Our unique collaboration with world-class faculty coupled with an original, inspirational curriculum and magnificent grounds make this a place like no other. Add in fresh, redwood-scented air, delicious and healthy food, deep reflection, fun exercise, and good sleep and you've pretty much captured what you'll experience here.

  • Accommodations

    At 1440 Multiversity, you’ll find a wide range of accommodations to meet your preferences and budget. All of our rooms have been thoughtfully designed to provide comfort, promote reflection, and foster connection with others.

    Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in.

    Per-person per-night rates include:

    • nourishing locally sourced, seasonal meals
    • daily meditation and yoga classes
    • non-ticketed evening events
    • use of all facilities, including the Fitness Center, steam rooms, and infinity-edge hot tub.

    Guests also enjoy access to woodland trails, cafés, and shops.

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