With Bestselling Author, Teacher & Speaker
Mark Matousek
 
 
 

 
 

Experience a profound sense of freedom by pouring your deepest truths into a journal or personal piece of writing… tapping into your truest feelings and the gifts of your darkest shadows and boldest visions.

 

No one needs to tell you that we’re living through unprecedented times. The only thing we can be certain of is that life is uncertain.

In the midst of so much turmoil, how can you find clarity and resilience to keep yourself moving forward? How do you create your future when you’re mired down in anxiety and emotional pain? 

Quite simply, you start writing — and you don’t even have to be a good writer. Through writing, you cultivate clarity, build resilience, and find a sense of wellbeing when you’re willing to peel away the layers to get to your truth.

There is relief in unraveling pain and confusion. Writing clears the mind and opens the heart. Writing down your thoughts yields valuable insights and offers perspective, while fortifying you with courage and strength. 

To write about what’s painful and true will set you on a course of healing and awakening.

When you tell the truth, your story changes.
When your story changes, your life is transformed.

— Mark Matousek

In this special online event, Mark Makousek, an award-winning writer and teacher whose work focuses on transformative writing for personal growth, will help you understand what it means to go from living on the surface of life to taking a deep dive into who you are and why you do what you do.

During this free event, Mark will take you through an insightful, cathartic exercise to help you untangle your thoughts and emotions to develop a keen self-awareness — and point you in the direction of freedom to be who you were born to be.

 

In these 60 minutes, you'll discover:

 
  • How writing down your feelings can make you calmer and stronger
  • How you can untangle the pain that comes from the stories you create about yourself
  • When you express deep truths about yourself, you meet who you really are
  • You develop a seeker’s spirit when you have the courage to look within and investigate your shadows
  • How to clear your mind and open your heart to be happier and healthier
  • How to revive your imagination and get creative about inventing your future
 
 

You’ll also hear about an extraordinary opportunity to take a 7-week deep dive with Mark into how to shed the old version of yourself and create a new story, grounded in truth and clarity, of who you are — and who you are meant to be. 

You’ll find that through self-awareness comes healing... and from healing comes an evolved, authentic version of yourself.

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Join this FREE video event with Mark Matousek and experience a profound sense of freedom by pouring your heart’s deepest truths into a personal piece of writing… tapping into your true feelings and the gifts of your darkest shadows and boldest visions.

Free Video Event

 
 
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What People Are Saying About Mark Matousek...

 
“[Mark’s] wisdom teachings… will enable you to dissolve the coverings and open to life-changing truth.”

Mark is a masterful and loving guide: his wisdom teachings and brilliantly conceived questions will enable you to dissolve the coverings and open to life-changing truth. You don’t need skill in writing to partake; all that’s required is the longing to awaken your heart.
— Tara Brach, Author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge

 

“Mark Matousek’s reflections and life-changing insights [are] filled with timeless wisdom and practical advice.”
As a scientist and clinician, I find Mark Matousek’s reflections and life-changing insights to be filled with timeless wisdom and practical advice. Let Mark be your guide as you journey to the depths of your mind to nurture a new way of being with yourself and with others.
— Daniel J. Siegel, MD, clinical professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and New York Times bestselling author

 
“His classes will change the ways in which you examine your life...”

Mark Matousek’s writing instruction is transformative. His classes will change the ways in which you examine your life, and how you think about yourself as a writer. He approaches your work with a deep sense of empathy, allowing him to help you tell your story in your voice. No matter what stage of the process you are at, time spent with Mark will yield extraordinary results.
— Libuse Binder, Author of  Ten Ways to Change the World in Your Twenties

 
“Mark Matousek is a truly gifted writing coach.”

Mark Matousek is a truly gifted writing coach. With an interviewer’s ear, he listens deeply and hears what people have to say. With the determination of a midwife, he helps them give birth to themselves through their words. As my “book whisperer,” he is showing me that writing is truly a spiritual path, leading not only to publication but personal transformation. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from him!
— Gwenyth Jackaway, PhD, associate professor, Fordham University

 
“I’m deeply grateful for the experience.”

The writing course I took with Mark Matousek was an amazing journey into the soul of each who took it. We found we were able to trust each other, thanks in large part to Mark starting our first class with the words, “You’re all here for a reason, even though you may not know what that reason is.” Over the course of just a handful of short sessions, I’ve come to realize that not only was I there for a reason, but that this reason was more important to my wellbeing and self-understanding than I could have possibly fathomed when I first signed on for this class. I’m deeply grateful for the experience.
— Brian Carr, President, Solid Threads

 

About Mark Matousek

Mark Matousek is the author of two acclaimed memoirs, Sex Death Enlightenment: A True Story (an international bestseller) and The Boy He Left Behind: A Man’s Search For His Lost Father, as well as When You’re Falling, Dive: Lessons in the Art of Living... Ethical Wisdom: The Search for a Moral Life... Mother of the Unseen World: The Mystery of Mother Meera... and Writing to Awaken: A Journey of Truth, Transformation & Self-Discovery.

A former editor at Interview Magazine, he is a featured blogger for PsychologyToday.com and HuffPost, and has contributed to numerous publications, including The New Yorker, O: The Oprah Magazine (contributing editor), Harper’s Bazaar, Yoga Journal, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, and The Saturday Evening Post. His essays have appeared in many anthologies, including Voice of the New Millenium, Wrestling With the Angel, and A Memory, A Monologue, a Rant, and a Prayer, among others.

A popular speaker and teacher, Mark offers courses in creativity and spiritual growth in the U.S., Canada, Australia, and Europe, based on his book, Writing to Awaken. He's on the faculty of the Esalen Institute, 1440 Multiversity, the New York Open Center, The Garrison Institute, Omega, Kripalu, Mindvalley, and other institutions of higher learning. He's the founder of The Seekers Forum, a global online community focused on nonsectarian dialogue and exploration, and the president of Mark Matousek Media, a digital publishing company that promotes creative and spiritual excellence through online learning.

As a founding member of V-Men (with Eve Ensler), an organization devoted to ending violence against women and girls, he curates the V-Men essay series, an ongoing anthology featuring personal writing by men on the subject of violence against women.

 
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