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Opening General Session: The Power of Leaving Your Comfort Zone

Monday, May 16
1:00 - 2:45 p.m.

In most ways, people today are more comfortable than ever. We spend 93 percent of our time indoors in temperature control, we get our food from a drive-through window or microwave instead of by hunting and gathering. This keynote presentation will discuss how our lifestyles explain everything from why we feel burnout and get so stressed, to why we’re suffering from a creativity crisis and face the highest rates of chronic mental and physical diseases in human history. Through vivid storytelling, he reveals the life-changing power of leaving our comfort zones. We’re left healthier, happier, more creative and productive, with calm and grace in the face of even the biggest stressors.

Michael Easter Michael Easter