A Not So Big Life is one in which you learn to listen to what your heart longs to do, and to integrate these passions into your everyday life. When you engage what you are truly passionate about, you are automatically present in what you are doing—you are showing up completely in each moment. Life becomes a natural expression of your true nature.
A Not So Big Life gives you more room to breathe and to engage the things you really love. You’ll find more vitality and meaningfulness, and that sense of being “at home” in your life.
The Not So Big Life unveils a process for changing the way we live by fully inhabiting each moment of our lives and by showing up completely in whatever it is we are doing. Just as we can tear down interior walls of a house to open up space, The Not So Big Life shows us that we can tear down our fears, assumptions and conditionings in a way that opens us up to new possibilities so we can start passionately engaging the things we long to do. The Introduction provides a good orientation to the book.
There is time available to do whatever it is that you would like to have time for, but right now it’s invisible because of the way you engage the events and obligations that define it.
- Sarah Susanka, The Not So Big Life
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10 - 12July
This workshop is part of the Continuing the Not So Big Life Journey Workshop Series, so is open only to previous Not So Big Life Workshop participants.
Beginning Friday, July 10, 2020, at 4:30pm and
Ending Sunday, July 12, 2020, at 12:30pm
An online conferencing platform (likely Zoom)
150 DuBose Home lane
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Registration is now open!
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3 - 5September
Open to all
Beginning Thursday, September 3, 2020, at 7:30pm and
Ending Saturday, September 5, 2020, at 12:00pm
Duke Integrative Medicine
3475 Erwin Rd.
Durham, NC 27705
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