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Vital Signs

Discovering and Sustaining Your Passion for Life

July 13 - 15, 2018

Friday - Sunday, 2 nights

$305 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately

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Program Description

Ready to reclaim your passion for life? Passion is in the risk, the willingness to step from the sidelines onto the playing field. When we lack passion in our lives, all of our relationships—partnerships, friendships, communities, classrooms, corporations, and congregations—are denied this life-enriching energy.

In this hands-on workshop with Gregg Levoy, best-selling author of Vital Signs: Discovering and Sustaining Your Passion for Life, you will discover how to cultivate passion as a mindset­—a stance—that brings vitality to all aspects of your life.

This weekend, you will learn:

  • To cultivate passion for all aspects of life, from work and relationships to creativity and spiritual life
  • How to reclaim lost passion
  • To successfully navigate the endless tug-of-war between passion and security
  • Courageous inquiry of your dis-passion—where you’re numb, depressed, stuck, and bored — and how to rework these tendencies.
  • The interconnected relationship between passion and health

Passion can be turned on, as well as turned off. This usually happens at the level of the day and the moment, not with the five-year plan. At the same time, passion is more than exuberance—it’s endurance. It is sometimes the shoulder-to-the-wheel stamina on the order of years, so this weekend you will also explore how to keep passion alive.

You will return home renewed and invigorated, ready to show up in your life, work, and community with unstoppable and fully sustainable passion.

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  • Faculty Bio
    Gregg Levoy

    Passionate living expert and author

    Gregg Levoy is a lecturer and seminar leader in the fields of business, education, government, faith, and human potential. He has given keynotes and led workshops for numerous businesses and organizations, including Microsoft, American Express, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Smithsonian Institution, the Esalen Institute and the Omega Institute, and at universities throughout the country.

    A former “behavioral specialist” at USA Today, Gregg is a regular blogger for Psychology Today and has written for the New York Times Magazine, Washington Post, Omni, Psychology Today, Christian Science Monitor, and Reader‰’s Digest, as well as for corporate, promotional, and television projects.

    His book Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life was included in the ‰”Top 20 Career Publications‰” by the Workforce Information Group and is used as a text in various graduate programs in management and organizational leadership. He is also the author of This Business of Writing and Vital Signs: The Nature and Nurture of Passion.

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  • Why Attend
    • Rediscover your full passion for life to bring the best of who you are to everything you do.

    • Sustain your passion beyond bursts of inspiration to gain ongoing access to your innate spark of life.

    • Claim your rightful inheritance of vitality and sense of purpose.

  • Things to Know/Schedule

    Prerequisites

    None required.

    Experience Level

    None required.

    Things To Bring

    Please bring writing materials, journal, paper, pens. etc

  • 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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