Are you having trouble achieving your goals? Are you struggling to find time for the things that really matter to you? Are you unsure of what actually does matter to you? In a world filled with seemingly endless demands and truly endless digital distractions, CoJourn is a path out of the wilderness. And best of all, it’s a path you don’t have to walk by yourself. CoJourn transforms the traditional model of self-help into “together-help,” guiding you and your partner on a journey toward creating the lives you want.
CoJourn will help you:
- Start (and sustain!) a year-long partnership built on a shared desire to live life more fully.
- Slow down, tune in, and reflect weekly on your life’s direction with someone invested in your success.
- Tap into the two major ways to increase well-being and happiness in life: working toward a goal and building a meaningful relationship.
With surprising insights, compelling research, and helpful tips, this book is a practical guide full of wisdom, compassion, and real-life stories from participants all over the world. CoJourn offers you a chance to live a less distracted, more connected life. And a more joyful one at that!
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Table of Contents
WELCOME TO COJOURN! 1
INTRODUCTION: SWAMP DREAD AND BURNOUTS How CoJourn Came to Be 11
CHAPTER 1: THE LONELINESS EPIDEMIC AND THE NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION DELUSION The Two Guiding Foundations of CoJourn 41
CHAPTER 2: THE COJOURN FORMULA FOR SUCCESS The Eight Core Components 57
CHAPTER 3: WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME? The Benefits of CoJourn 97
CHAPTER 4: TRAVEL BUDDIES Ways to Find and Ask a Partner 123
CHAPTER 5: SPACIOUSNESS, THE FOUR PILLARS, AND FLYING BUTTERFLIES Creating Your Guiding Theme 141
CHAPTER 6: TRAILBLAZING Setting Your Weekly Milestones 171
CHAPTER 7: NUTS AND BOLTS The CoJourn Contract and Check-In Structure 197
CHAPTER 8: WHAT DO WE DO WHEN THERE’S TROUBLE IN PARADISE? Advice on Working with Your Partner and Wrapping Up the Year 235
CHAPTER 9: HEROES, SHEROES, AND CHEER’OS Stories from the Field 265
CONCLUSION: AND . . . THAT’S A WRAP! Final Words and Wishes 293
APPENDICES: FAQS, FEEDING THE RIGHT WOLF, RANTS, AND WEIRD NOISES Tools, Tips, and Tricks 303
NOTES AND REFERENCES 353
ABOUT THE AUTHORS 371