Breakdowns - we all have them...

but we have learned not to listen to them.

Let's change that.

Many of us have been taught that our breakdowns are barriers to success and happiness.

What we were not told is that, when things are breaking down, important wisdom is waking up. 

The world needs to hear this wisdom, so let's discover it together.


Raw stories.

Unconventional wisdom.

Rebellious vulnerability.

Maverick leadership.

Hear bold stories from leaders about when things in their lives were breaking down. Join me as we discover what wisdom is waking up within each breakdown story and explore:

  1. How distress is a driver of success, not a barrier to it. 

  2. How our personal and professional lives are inherently connected.

  3. How our individual experiences can help solve broader collective challenges.

Distress as a key to success. Storytelling as activism. Breaking down as wisdom waking up.

A project fueled by my own breakdowns

I’m Meg Mateer, a psychology nerd turned business consultant and entrepreneur. After years of hiding my experience with depression, I learned that discovering and sharing my wisdom was not only liberating, but a new form of activism. 

Then, I found out I wasn't the only one. I met a bunch of other people who had experienced life changing events of grief, heartache, distress, confusion, terminal illness, who also wanted to discover and share their wisdom. I realized that by doing so, we can change lives, teams, organizations and the world. 


Want to discover the wisdom in your own breakdowns?

Attend a gathering

Hear live personal stories of breaking down and waking up. Share your story and connect on a deeper level to a like-minded group of mavericks.

Join the program

In a safe group setting, learn practices to find the wisdom waking up in your own experiences of breakdown. 10 weeks of wild discovery.

Get personalized coaching 

Ready to transform but want to do it on your own time? coaching sessions are one-on-one sessions that help you discover your own breakdown wisdom.

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