Daily Grind or Cabin in the Woods? There is a Third Way.

So many people I encounter in my day to day work, volunteering and social life are unhappy with their situation. For some reason though, everyone sees their choice as a binary: Live in the situation that makes them miserable now, or uproot their entire lives and go live like a hermit in the wilderness.

You’ve seen the memes online: To ensure good mental health follow the 20/20/20 rule. After 20 minutes of work, stand up for 20 minutes and flee to a cabin in the wilderness for 20 years.

There is a Third Way, however, between an endless commute to a job that pays the bills and drains your soul, and a life shivering in a remote cabin trying to tease another turnip out of the rocky soil.

I call it purpose coaching.

Through a series of exercises that are built on the metaphor of a grand adventure in nature, I’ll take you through the steps of inventorying and gathering your resources, planning your route, and starting your journey. After that, if you like, I’ll be with you every step of the way, helping you cross unexpected streams and giving you the final push to summit that peak that seemed so far away when you started.

Our sessions can either take place online, in person at a location of your choosing, or – preferably – on a literal walk in the woods. Nature has an incredible way of clearing our thoughts, restoring calm, and helping us to reassess our priorities, so I hold my sessions on a nature walk whenever possible, assuming you live or work somewhere near Hamilton, ON.

Ready to learn more? Book a complimentary half hour session/walk with me to discuss what it is you are hoping to discover about yourself, and how my process can help you find it.

Send an email today to jason@jasonAallen[dot]ca or call at (905) 920-4954.

I look forward to starting your journey with you, and seeing where it leads.