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The Practice of Groundedness

“The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run,” writes Thoreau in Walden.

How can we redefine this equation, so that high achievement and burnout in these tumultuous times are not one and the same?

This online webinar will introduce the world of high performance approaches that do not crush the soul. Brad points us toward research-based strategies for excellence, for every aspiring person who seeks their own vision of greatness.

How may we replace conventional measures of success with sustainable and personal ones that bring us satisfaction and even joy?

We will engage with Brad the coach who is also the writer and teacher, learning about how he translates concepts to the page in order that we may cultivate a “resolute sense of self” to enable “deep and enduring” success in life.


Brad Stulberg is an internationally known researcher, writer, and coach on human performance, well-being, and sustainable success. Bestselling author of The Practice of GroundednessPeak Performance and The Passion Paradox, his work has appeared in The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalThe Los Angeles Times, Wired, and Forbes, and he is a contributing editor to Outside Magazine.  []

The Write Connection at Thoreau Farm: A program in partnership with the Thoreau Society.

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The Practice of Groundedness


Dec 02 2021


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