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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I want to show you how living your unapologetic life is the gateway to purpose, personal leadership, and leaving a legacy of love in your wake.

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Unavoidable Writing: How what you’re avoiding reveals your refuge

Meet my new writing course, Unavoidable Writing, through these two previously-untold stories of how what I was resisting the most revealed my personal refuge.

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What can you learn from what you’re avoiding? Turns out, a lot.

If you struggle (as I sometimes do) to figure out what choice to make next, the place to inquire may be with what you feel like you’re avoiding the most.

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Bored of the Stories You’re Telling? How to Tell ‘Em With More Authenticity

Boring stories, be damned. Here’s a simple exercise to tell a more personally resonant (and all around interesting) story in conversation with those around you.

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