• The Eco-Institute at Pickards Mountain (map)
  • 8519 Pickards Meadow Road
  • Chapel Hill, NC, 27516
  • United States

Life Design Weekend

Clarify Your Purpose


Do you long for a future that inspires you?

Are you stuck, confused or curious about your next steps?

Would you like to learn best practices for self organization, motivation and direction?

Discover the tools to turn your dreams into action.  
This is a weekend experience that will inspire and catalyze your next steps in life.  

Create a clear vision of what kind of life you want to create going forward.  Learn practical, hands-on strategies that help you to envision life in a fresh new way.  Discover your unique expression and purpose in life.  Gain insight into the patterns and meanings behind your life experiences. Define personal needs and values that will help to create new potential pathways for your future.


Create a plan to live a life aligned to what is most meaningful and important to you.

Participate in individual reflection, group activities and the use of life design maps

Learn a systematic approach to plan your next steps

Explore your unique potential

Learn frameworks, techniques, and strategies to move forward in your life with an awakened sense of purpose and a more vivid picture of your passions


Practical diagrams, conceptual tools and best practices for life design work

Inspiring stories from people who dared to dream big

Creative Visualization

Time to draw out your vision with large paper and practical ideas

A community of heart to support you in taking your next steps


Inspired by the Compass project and by thought leaders in the fields of positive psychology including strengths assessment, decision making, personal coaching and motivation.

Cost: $200

Times: Evening session March 24th 7pm-9pm (optional),
March 25th 10am -8:00pm (with optional evening fire),
March 26th 10am- 4pm

Location: Eco-Institute community barn, lakeside gazebo, and fire circle

Meals: Includes fresh, wholesome lunch & dinner on Saturday, and lunch on Sunday

Accommodations: Overnight camping or yome stays available (with showers)- $20 fee covers Friday & Saturday nights

Photo courtesy of Anna Maynard

Photo courtesy of Anna Maynard


Sarah Haggerty helps people get in touch with what really matters. In an increasingly fragmented world, we need connection with the deeper aspects of life more now than ever. She has developed her approach over the past 20 years, and has supported thousands of people on the path of deep nature connection and personal growth. Through this work, she has helped remove the grief of disconnection, awaken attributes of leadership, nourish dreams and bring a sense of meaning back into daily life. She was the 2012 winner of the North Carolina Environmental Educators of the Year award, was Program Director at Schoolhouse of Wonder, founded the Natural Mystery School, and is the current Director of Education at Piedmont Wildlife.

Limited scholarships and work trade are available and based on need.  Contact Brenna at pmeioffice@gmail.com.