Joshua Becker: Minimalism, Alignment, and Meaning at 1440 Multiversity

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Minimalism, Alignment, and Meaning

Minimalism, Alignment, and Meaning

Living Life Focused on the Things That Matter Most

November 16 - 18, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

$355 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

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Program Description

“If you are not content today, there is nothing you can buy tomorrow to change that.” – Joshua Becker

True happiness is not found in consumption. But how do you really learn how to own less and live more?

Join best-selling author Joshua Becker (The More of Less) for this powerful weekend on how to own less and create a more fulfilling life. Stop chasing material possessions, and connect to your desire for deep meaning that has little to do with material acquisition.

In this life-shifting workshop, you’ll:

  • Reevaluate your definition of significance
  • Discover how owning less frees you to accomplish your highest goals
  • Create a road map for a clutter-free home and life
  • Explore how you can apply minimalist principles in every endeavor
  • Overcome stress, busyness, and financial discontent.

Minimalism is a return to intentionality—find out how owning less allows you to refocus your pursuits and align your actions with your deepest values.

Own less. Live more. Discover the life you’ve always wanted.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Joshua Becker

    Leading voice of the minimalism movement

    Joshua Becker is the Wall Street Journal and USA Today best-selling author of Simplify, The More of Less, and Clutterfree  with Kids. He’s the cocreator of Simplify Magazine and founder and editor of  Becoming  Minimalist,  a website dedicated to intentional living—named by SUCCESS magazine as one of the top ten personal development websites.

    Joshua and his young family were introduced to minimalism nine years ago during a short conversation with their neighbor in suburban Vermont. Since then, Joshua’s story and writing have inspired millions around the world to find more fulfilling lives by owning fewer  possessions. Today, he is one of the leading voices in the modern simplicity movement, reaching over one million readers every month with his thoughtful and intentional approach to minimalism. His online course, Uncluttered, has helped over 15,000 people declutter their homes and, as a result, live a more intentional life.

    Joshua is also the founder of The Hope Effect, a nonprofit organization changing how the world cares for orphans. He has contributed to  Time  magazine,  the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and  Christianity Today. He is a featured  contributor to  Forbes magazine  and has appeared on numerous television programs, including  the  CBS Evening News.

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  • Why Attend
    • Challenge the role that consumption and consumerism play in your life.

    • Refocus your life’s greatest goals and remove distraction—rediscover passion and purpose unique to you.

    • Discover how owning fewer possessions promotes your values. And develop the ideal plan for applying the principles of minimalism immediately into your home and life. <br /> <br />

  • Things to Know/Schedule

    Program Schedule

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    Prerequisites

    None required.

    Experience Level

    None required.

  • 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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