59 minutes | Dec 22, 2020

Amie Heeter: What Makes You Come Alive?

In 2017, Amie Heeter and her family embarked on a year long journey that she calls a radical sabbatical. They sold their house, quit their jobs, took their kids out of school, and hit the road in a camper trailer.They wanted to relieve burnout, evaluate if they wanted to move to the family farm, and reconnect with nature. Amie paused her life in a seemingly extreme way, but she reminds us that even the smallest intentional pause can help us feel more alive.In this episode, Amie Heeter and I chat about:The 3 main reasons she and her family took a radical sabbaticalThe lessons she learned in her time working at Isle Royale National ParkShowing her children the importance of being immersed in nature and connected to this planetReorienting her relationship with timeIntentionally leaning into discomfortThe various ways she has come alive in her lifeHow becoming a mother affected herWhat hanging out with people older than her has taught her The importance of fresh air baths
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