Vital Signs: The Nature and Nurture of Passion

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Unity of Mesa

2700 E. Southern Ave.

Mesa, AZ 85204

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What inspires passion in your life? And what defeats it? How do you lose it and how do you get it back?

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In this hands-on workshop with author Gregg Levoy, you'll explore how you can cultivate not just a specific passion, but passion as a mindset—a stance—that helps bring vitality to all your engagements, from work and relationships to creativity and spiritual life.

You’ll examine the endless, yet endlessly fruitful, tug-of-war between passion and security in your life, the wild in you and the tame. And you’ll do some courageous inquiry into your dis-passion—where you might be stuck or bored in your life—so you can rework these tendencies, claim your rightful inheritance of vitality, and get your spark back.

What you'll learn:

  • Passion can be cultivated. Turned on as well as off.
  • Passion is in the risk. In the willingness to step from the sidelines onto the playing field.
  • Passion breeds passion and disinterest breeds disinterest. If you lack passion in your own life, your other relationships—your partnerships, friendships, communities, classrooms, corporations and congregations—will be denied that energy.
  • Passion is more than exuberance; it's endurance.
  • Passion is intimately related to health. To the degree that passion is vitality, honoring our passions enhances our vitality.

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Gregg Levoy is the author of the bestseller Callings: Finding and Following An Authentic Life—rated among the "Top 20 Career Publications" by the Workforce Information Group—and Vital Signs: The Nature and Nurture of Passion. He has Keynoted at the Unity Worldwide Ministries Conference, the Smithsonian Institution, Environmental Protection Agency, National Conference on Positive Aging, Microsoft, American Counseling Association, National Career Development Association, and others, and has been a frequent guest of the media, including ABC-TV, CNN, NPR and PBS.

A former adjunct professor of journalism at the University of New Mexico, former columnist and reporter for USA Today and the Cincinnati Enquirer, he has written for the New York Times Magazine, Washington Post, Omni, Psychology Today, Fast Company, Reader’s Digest, and many others. His website is www.gregglevoy.com.

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Unity of Mesa

2700 E. Southern Ave.

Mesa, AZ 85204

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