Not long ago, I had reached a true tipping point in my life where the dark forces of drug addiction came head-to-head with the light and joy I used to radiate. My world began to crumble and my professional day job and my evenings as a junkie collided. I knew I had to make a change. So I did. I found a new path. I’m not crazy religious, or vegan, or even the greatest recycler in the world, but I’m a good person. That was the first giant step. The steps continue each day, so when I ran across the Manifesto, I thought “Yes, yes, and yes.” Why can’t it all be true? So it’s part of my recovery path. I’m digging it and I thank you.

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Our monthly membership helps conscious people (like you!) libe a more meaningful life through actionable guide, inspiring art, thought-provoking content and a like-minded community.


Our Themes

Distilled from our Manifesto, positive psychology, the science of mindfulness, and ancient philosophic studies we have identified twelve themes core to living both fully and mindfully. We mapped these twelve themes to each of the twelve months in a year. Together with our community we explore one each month.


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