Welcome, I’m Dave Ursillo.

Becoming more of your whole true Self is the essential ingredient for living an experiential, artful and beautiful life. I’m a writer and teacher, and my world revolves around creating containers for healing and transformation to support your self-knowledge journey. Learn More…

Live Your Leadership.

After September 11, 2001, I wanted to be a part of positive change in the world. So I sought a career path in public service.

But, disillusioned to the system and feeling held back, by 2009, I had quit my job and committed to sharing words and lessons with the world, one soul at a time.

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Change the World? Start Within.

From weekly blog posts to books, workshops to destination retreats, online programs and local yoga classes, I teach writing, creativity, storytelling and yoga to help souls access their inner wisdom.

I believe that your inner truth is all you require to live a brilliant life of meaning, while making the world a better place.

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Coming to My Peru Retreat? Still Considering It? Here’s a Writing Prompt to Get You in the Mood.

As you feel and sense into the chance to join me in Peru, here’s a writing prompt you can explore along with our guests on the stories you’re living.

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I Failed My Life’s Purpose. What I Did Next Changed Everything.

Four years after quitting my job, I was at a crossroads: Would I move to a new city again? Or, would I try to make something of where I already was?

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A prayer for personal strength (whenever you’re feeling depleted)

I acknowledge my thoughts, chosen and unchosen, as much the source of my worry as the guide toward my healing, my understanding, my salvation.

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