Are you ready to live a fulfilling life of purpose and meaning?
Creating a life of impact and meaning is easier than you think,
and you don’t have to win the lottery, start a new business, or change jobs to do it – but you do have to put in the work.
I’ve been coaching people on finding significance and meaning using scientifically proven tools for nearly a decade.
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I’ll explain my 8-week program and how it will transform your life from running on a hamster wheel chasing things to one that matters to the people you most care about.
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What’s holding you back from your full potential?
A life of legacy has impact, influence, and significance beyond yourself. It matters to those you come in contact with.
Imagine your 90th birthday party. Who will want to be there to recognize you for how your life touched theirs and made the world a better place?
Creating a life that stands out as a legacy to our family, friends, and posterity may seem impossible from where you’re at now, but I can assure you, by learning and living the principles in this program, you’ll be able to…
…bring your whole, authentic self forward.
Within a few short weeks, you’ll have an entirely new mindset about what a fulfilling, meaningful, purpose-filled life looks like.
A life filled with memories, magic, and meaning takes consistent effort, but with my program, it’s 100% attainable.
It takes a lot of self-work to be clear. It isn’t easy and isn’t something that can always be forced. Besides learning practical skills and tools, we’ll also delve into the world of self-transcendence.
What’s self-transcendence you ask? Many people think self-transcendence is for the LSD, mushroom-eating, commune dwellers, but self-transcendence is a proven branch of neuroscience that’s all about mindfully identifying, integrating, and pacifying the ego – that inner toddler we all have that throws tantrums when things don’t go our way.
Self-transcendence is about finding your authentic personality, core values, purpose, and aligned goals, gifts, talents, and passions and putting them to work for you to create the life you aspire to have – a life that blesses generations to come.
If you currently feel you’re stuck in unproductive habits, selfish, negative, or unhealthy practices that you can’t seem to escape or lost and unable to set and accomplish the meaningful goals you’d like to …
You can put the inner toddler to bed and find meaning in everyday living.
My Story of Self-transcendence
I grew up on a diet rich in merit badges, grades, and other measures of success that dictated how well I was performing based on societal expectations. I grew up to earn graduate degrees in science and business, and the world continues to try to measure my success by the size of my house, my bank account, and how much weight I can lift.
These external motivators are all well-intended and have kept me on a productive course throughout my life, but my perspective on our modern construct of what a successful life looks like completely changed many years ago soon after taking my first real job out of college at the Mayo Clinic of all places.
I fell sick with a debilitating mystery illness that stumped all the experts. I couldn’t walk, work, play with my kids, or even sit upright for any extended period. I spent my days and nights lying around in severe pain, with debilitating fatigue, and no answers as to why. The life and identity I had spent my entire life to that point forming had been taken from me. I didn’t know who I was. I had no purpose. I felt as good as dead.
I eventually found a treatment for my illness and regained my health and life back, but the truth is, a part of me died back there at the Mayo Clinic. I was no longer the same person I once was.
I no longer needed to prove myself to others and felt an overwhelming feeling of connectedness and joy in life. I felt like my purpose was solely to live in a manner that would make the world a better place for my family, my posterity, and anyone I met.
I didn’t know it at the time, but the process I experienced was self-transcendence. The recognition that there’s more to life than self-serving pursuits – a life beyond the ego-driven mindset of me, me, me, and more, more, more.
I’ve since worked diligently to understand the neuroscience behind this process of self-transcendence that many people have tasted but don’t live in. Nearly 1/3 of people have experienced fleeting transcendent experiences where we feel awe and connect with the vastness and grandeur of the universe while recognizing how insignificant we are in relation to it but also feel intimately connected to it.
These transcendent experiences are just a glimpse of the self-transcendent state we can maintain if we learn how.
My journey has led me down this path of discovery and I’ve worked to create a program specifically designed to teach and foster self-transcendence. It’s the greatest work in the world and I’m excited for you to join me as I help people ready to live life on a higher plane find what they’re looking for.
If that’s you, I invite you to learn more about my program by booking a free exploration call with me today.
Working with Chris is awesome! He totally got where I was coming from. He helped me find a better balance in life so I can spend time doing things I love to do and also get in all the work I need. I don’t feel burned out anymore. I loved his program and how it all connected life together. I can see why building a legacy is so important now. – Jason Hoskins
Chris was so helpful! He listened carefully and didn’t interject or jump to conclusions. He asked deep and thought-provoking questions and then let me sit and process the thoughts and feelings I was having without judgment. I feel like I have a whole new outlook on life and how to approach problems. – Theresa Minor
Chris really made a huge difference in my life. I was stuck with some bad habits I didn’t realize were impacting my life so negatively. He helped me see them for what they are without any shame, helped me create a plan to solve them, and held me accountable to the plan. – Ruth Teufel
Why a life of legacy?
What I’ve found is that most of us want to leave behind a lasting legacy whether we realize it or not. We want the stories told at our funerals to be inspiring and we want our time to be spent doing what matters most with the people that matter most.
But I’ve also found that most motivated people prioritize bringing home a paycheck over all else. They feel like toiling away until they’ve saved up enough money to retire is the pathway to building a lasting legacy.
The problem with this approach is that these people also feel frustrated that there’s never enough time, money, or energy after trading it all for a paycheck to build a true legacy. Many try to solve this problem by taking more vacations, buying a bigger house, more toys, or trying to earn more money. All this while time and opportunity slip away forever. This is the way of the ego and is a false narrative.
The reality is that more money, vacations, or even time spent together with loved ones will NEVER create the inspiring, extraordinary, larger-than-life legacy they want until they stop wasting time and energy where it won’t have an impact and start spending time and energy as inspiring, adventurous souls.
The kind of legacy that changes lives and carries on for generations only comes through self-transcendence and developing a new mindset and a new approach to life, a new way of thinking about how we show up in the time we do have so we can make every minute count.
The Adventure School Coaching Process
First, we’ll jump on an exploration call that will be about 30 minutes. This is a free call that helps us decide if we’re a good match for each other and allows me to explain the program to you in more detail.
You’ll be able to ask any questions you have about the program and if we’re a good fit, we can start working together right away.
Plan the Work
If you choose to commit to leveling up your life with me as your coach, we’ll begin meeting roughly once a week for eight weeks to work through the pillars of a larger-than-life legacy and to develop your plan toward self-transcendence.
We’ll work together to bring you new insight into yourself and your relationship with life, work, money, family, and others.
We’ll chart a clear course for you to arrive at a meaningful, fulfilling, and extraordinary life beyond ego.
Work the Plan
Finally, after we’ve developed a plan and you’re on your way, we’ll work together toward your goals. I’ll help you work through the mind drama that always comes when we try to put our toddler-like egos to bed.
I’ll hold you accountable, call you on your BS and show your blind spots that nobody has been bold enough to show you before.
The 6 Pillars of a life well-lived
Mastery of your mind is fundamental to all subsequent success. I’ll teach you how your beliefs produce your results in life and how to change unhelpful beliefs into powerful ones.
Magic is the twinkle in your eye that lights up a room as you tell a story from your childhood. This tenet is often overlooked, but you’ll learn how to bring your authentic inner child out and add enthusiasm, and excitement to your interactions with others.
Meaning gives direction to your decisions and provides you with a clear roadmap of what actions to prioritize.
You’ll work to create meaning, purpose, and goals based on your internal core values.
A legacy lives on in memory so naturally, a key part of creating a legacy is creating shared memories with those you love. You’ll learn how to make meaningful memories and how to use memories to bless others’ lives.
Ministry refers to how you approach all relationships and stewardship. You’ll learn how to bring peace, love, and unity into all your interactions.
Ministry refers to how you approach all relationships and stewardship. You’ll learn how to bring peace, love, and unity into all your interactions.
Money is the fuel for much of what you can accomplish in life. You’ll clean up any unhelpful beliefs you have about money and learn to generate and use money in ways that will serve you best.
The Wilderness Ordeal!!!
Self-transcendence isn’t something we can force, but all the latest neuroscience as well as most individual reports show that aside from life-altering events such as death, birth, trauma, and disability, or psychedelic agents, spending time alone in nature is the most reliable and predictable way to achieve self-transcendence.
The theory is that to quiet the ego, we need to give it nothing to scream about. The ego is all about showing off for others so when we take others out of the equation, the ego quiets down and we open ourselves up to experiencing the awe of nature. It’s this awe and wonder we feel when in natural settings that allow us to realize there’s more to life than feeding the screaming toddler of ego.
The wilderness ordeal is a 72-hour solo trip into a natural setting that inspires you. It could be a backpacking trip deep into the wilderness, or it could be a weekend getaway at a beachfront cabana. You get to choose what will bring you the most sense of peace, tranquility, and inspiration.
In the program, we’ll work together to prepare you for this event so you can get the most out of it. I’ll also provide you with a workbook that will help you along your journey – otherwise, it’s just a vacation. The objective of the ordeal is transformation.
Who is this program for?
The Life of Legacy program isn’t for everyone. If you’ve had a mostly successful life so far but feel like you’ve plateaued, or stalled out in your career and lost your drive and passion for life, this is the program for you.
If you have fears about what legacy you’re leaving your kids, this program is for you.
If you want to find more passion in your career and in everyday life, this program is for you.
If you’ve read this far, you know you need to make some changes in your life. There’s no better time than now to create a better future so quit procrastinating and making excuses for yourself. Your ideal future is worth the cost of investing in yourself.
Because life is meant to be a beautiful adventure!
All my work is solidly grounded in neurochemistry, psychology, and human behavioral research. I’ve done the work to build a program that actually works, but you have to actually do the work – There are no free lunches.
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