Hi, I’m Dave Ursillo.

I’m a writer, yogi and teacher who helps self-starters use words to heal themselves — and begin to heal our world. Join my journey and learn how to tap creative energy, tell your story, and lead by example through the gentle art of self-expression.



I Call Myself a Writer.

As a multi-published author, writer and teacher, words are my work — and my life. Writing was my gateway into self-healing from depression and crisis of identity. Today, I use words to help others heal themselves — and our world.

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daveyoga01Yoga is My Body Prayer.

As a yogi and certified teacher (RYT-200), I help students embody a different form of self-expression: wholeness of body, mind and spirit through body movement — in communion with the divine.

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davesmile01What Story Are You Telling?

Words move us. Use yours to discover your true self and dedicate your life to soulful, service-driven living, every day.

I’ve published 400 essays here with writing tips, communications strategies, stories on how to live your best life, biz advice creatives and more.

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Latest Posts

Say It for You, or Say It for Them.

A common struggle that I witness in writers and self-starters is one that I still encounter myself: Figuring out who the writing is actually meant for.

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So, I Poured onto the Page, Now How Do I Write to Explain?

Pouring is cathartic and emotional. ‘Writing to explain’ has outcome in mind: intention, knowledge, will-power and ownership. You’re expected to prove it.

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How to Get Your Stuck, Stubborn Story Out of Your Head and Into the World

Six years ago today, I quit my job. The story I had been living wasn’t the one I wanted to be telling. Here’s how to begin living a story that you want to tell.

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