"Architect Your Epic Life draws a fascinating correlation between building a great home and building an extraordinary life. Karen Otis offers eight clear and easy-to-follow steps to create a life of happiness, passion, and purpose."
~Marci Shimoff, #1 NY Times Bestselling author of Happy For No Reason, Love For No Reason and Chicken Soup For the Woman's Soul.
In our modern world, so many people are battling unhappiness and dissatisfaction in their lives. Karen Otis, architect and author, delivers a groundbreaking new approach to designing and re-building your life with the creative ingenuity she has used in architecture for decades.
By extending her “Architectural Method” to life-building, she reveals a completely new way of thinking where the results are profound, unexpected, life-changing, and transformational. Otis shows you how to take the architectural method of creativity and decision making and project it onto your own life to find direction and fluidity to spiritually “awaken your soul” to a life rich in inspiration and joy.
This book is a guide to empowerment and happiness. It's more than a book, it is a step-by-step methodology that breaks down the process to creating the changes you may be seeking.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Is This All There Really Is? 7
Chapter 2 Before the Remodel of My Life 11
Chapter 3 Architecture 101 15
Chapter 4 Enter Creativity 21
Chapter 5 Step 1 - Site Study 25
Chapter 6 Step 2 - Explore Historical Models 31
Chapter 7 Step 3 - Create a Wish List 35
Chapter 8 Step 4 - Absorb 39
Chapter 9 Step 5 - Envision a Vision 43
Chapter 10 Step 6 - Begin to Draw 47
Chapter 11 Step 7 - Allow the Vision to Lead 51
Chapter 12 Step 8 - Definition is in the Details 55
Chapter 13 Warning! Beware of the Pitfalls … 65
Chapter 14 Painfully Stuck 69
Chapter 15 Creativity Further Defined 73
Chapter 16 The Soul's Search for Meaning 77
Chapter 17 Patterns 81
Chapter 18 Home at Last 85