I have NO IDEA how I stumbled across the Holstee Manifesto, but when I first read it I shook because THIS IS the lifestyle I strive for and want my husband and children to live! I read the Manifesto and sent it to all my email contacts and told them that they all should have it hanging somewhere as a reminder … then I purchased 5 and waited impatiently for them. When I first recieved them, I put mine up and started to read it out loud for my 7 and 6 year old. They listened to every word I said, and now call it the “This is my life poster.” I put it where everyone could see it so that IT MAY influence them somehow to LIVE LIFE to not just let it slip away without following their passion. My family and I made a “promise” that each day we will read it out loud and that we will FOLLOW what it says in everything that we do. I am really sad for the youth around me. It seems like they’re not inspired or motivated, so I bought one for my nephew to put in his “game room” where he plays with his buddies in hopes that he and his brother and ALL the friends that come to play will see it and be inspired to follow it. They are our future, and I hope that our future will be one filled with people living life and following their passions! We don’t need any more zombies in the world. I thank you so much for the inspiring words. God bless you all and may your lives be filled with peace where ever you go. “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.” - Henry David Thoreau

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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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