The Not So Big Life: Making Room for What Really Matters
Sarah Susanka is an inspirational cultural visionary, acclaimed author of nine books, and an architect who describes herself first and foremost as a student of life. She became a household name in the world of…
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Have you ever wondered, “What is it that I’m really here to do?” Sarah Susanka, best-selling author of The Not So Big Life, has some suggestions to help you identify what’s in the way of living your full potential right here and now. Discover how to inhabit your life completely by listening to what your heart already knows. Explore techniques for remodeling your life, transforming it into something you love.
Through collective inquiry and simple exercises, you learn to
- Understand how you’ve created the idea of you
- See through conditioned patterns that no longer serve you
- Experience everything that happens as a reflection to help you see yourself
- Relax into life as a human “being” instead of a human “doing.”
The end result is greater meaning, vitality, and a sense of being at home in your life-focused not on what you do, but instead on how you are in everything you do.
Recommended reading Sarah Susanka, The Not So Big Life: Making Room for What Really Matters (Random House). There is also an abridged audio book, read by Sarah, that is an excellent supplement to the book.
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Choice of Accommodations
The dorms allow for 5–22 people per room, and offer simple bunk beds and nearby hall bathrooms.
- Standard Rooms
- $256 and up
These spare and peaceful rooms measure 8' x 12' and include a double or queen-size bed or platform twin beds.
- Standard Plus Rooms
- $392 and up
These quiet rooms are perfect for those who want a real retreat, and include simple décor, a double or queen-size bed, or twin beds.Learn More