Going Solo

Restore: to return to an original or former condition. To bring back to health and good spirits. To return to life. To get or give new life or energy.

“You have 30 minutes to go on a solo adventure. The intention of it is to reflect on what is calling to be restored and then seek out reflections of your restored sense of self in the natural world.”

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Annie Price
Simply Hanging On

Staring at the climbing wall from the safety of the spongy mat and feeling a sense of assurance from the calming, guiding voices of experienced climbers on either side of me, I take in their advice on the best strategy for getting up the wall.

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Annie Price
Setting Your Compass

I remember last year at this time,  I gave Birds Eye the gift of mainly working on our business from Thanksgiving to Christmas. That time was spent doing what we do for others for ourselves, in order to enter our busy season of January anew, and I ended up vowing to do it every year. Ha!

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Annie Price
Mirror Mirror

Recently, one of our facilitators, Jodi Rhoden, spoke eloquently to her Birds Eye class when she stated “Your businesses are extensions of you out in the world. They can serve as microcosms of your beliefs, skills, passions, and daydreams.”

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Annie Price
Into the Wilderness

I am enjoying the bounty making its way out of our farmer’s fields and the simultaneous experiences of surrender and exploration of this summer season.

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Annie Price
Turbulence of Re-Entry...Adventure’s Aftermath

I have come to anticipate the turbulence of re-entry following leading a Birds Eye Adventure. My own feelings are coupled with a keen awareness of the challenges the participants are experiencing when they re-enter the day-to-day after a seizing an opportunity to get away and regain perspective.

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Annie Price
SPACE Emerging

Over the years, I have enjoyed exchanging words with others who maintain the tradition of declaring a word in honor of the New Year, something to hang our hopes on and help clarify direction.

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Annie Price
Leaving the Woods

I have been hiding out in the woods as much as possible in recent months. Last night was the first time I ventured out to reconnect with our local entrepreneurial community in a good while.

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Annie Price
Maritime Medicine Awaits…

At the end of our last Folly Beach retreat, while facilitating our closing session, I felt a subtle yet sincere shift happening. I wrote one simple word on the page I was working on as a result: Refuge.

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Annie Price
Confidence and Constancy

One of the most common questions that I receive from people who are interested in starting their own business is, “what does it take to succeed?” Over the years I have boiled my answer down to these two core characteristics

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Annie Price
Taking a Leap

Today is the day that we recalibrate with the offering of an extra day. Leap day is making up for the accumulation of the incremental misalignments between the calendar and the natural world.

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Annie Price