Tag Archives: Jon Chandonnet

The life Planned vs. The Life Waiting

Jon Chandonnnet

The following Joseph Campbell quote has a great deal of meaning. In my memoir, Shadow Summit, there are several instances when I,  “let go of the life planned so as to have the life waiting.” — Joseph Campbell The Life Planned In my twenties and early thirties, I thought the key to creating the life of […]

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Why I Use Annual Goal Setting to ID What I Want

Jon Chandonnet, Mount Whitney, Identifying what you want

At the start of a new year, I enjoy reflecting on what I want to see and make happen in the upcoming year. Doing so gives a sense of focus to my thoughts, actions, habits, and beliefs. I refer to it as my Annual Goal Setting Exercise, and it keeps me grounded and needlessly searching. […]

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The 7 VIBRANTs, The Essence of What I learned

The 7 VIBRANTs are the heart of what I’ve learned to maintain my vitality living with a disease that wants to stop me in my tracks. The VIBRANTs are the perspective through which I view the world. They were a motivating factor behind my memoir, Shadow Summit, and they are the focus of my work as […]

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