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We’ve gotten pretty good at digging deeper, both inside and on paper, and are happy to share some of our most compelling research and findings.

May 20, 2021
The Emergence Of Long Life Learning
Chip Conley & Ingo Rauth

This white paper and what we do at MEA are a starting point for helping give new meaning to midlife and to make aging aspirational again. You'll enjoy this if you’re curious why “midlife wisdom schools” are essential in an era when we’re living longer and power is moving younger.

May 18, 2021
The Anatomy of a Transition
Jeff Hamaoui & Kari Henley

Every transition has three phases: an ending, often a “messy middle,” and a beginning, but few of us have been schooled on how to ease ourselves through this cycle with resilience and adaptability. This framework will help you understand that there’s a reliable cadence to transitions.

May 4, 2021
Why We Gather
Chip Conley

It’s time we reclaim what makes us human. MEA founder Chip Conley hopes that this Manifesto will help spark a conversation about the longing we now experience so viscerally and inspire us to prepare for the gatherings to come.

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Corazón Membership

You’ve traveled far, now here you are! Continue your learning journey and deepen your connections through exclusive events, programs and services to support what’s next.

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$750 MEA Program Credit

Joining Corazón means you have a credit toward any program: MEA Online, 5- or 7-day Baja Workshops, or a Sabbatical Session.

Exclusive Events

From private workshops with authors and masters to film screenings with filmmaker Q&As, your membership gives you access to MEA’s phenomenal braintrust.

Corazón Gift Box

We are eco-conscious about our swag. Receive an Alumni-only MEA tote bag, handmade by a Mexican women’s collective, filled w/ a bunch of special items.

Annual Co-Founder Online Event

Each season the co-founders host an online event inspired by group experiences in Baja with old and new favorites. Just come prepared for effervescence!

A donation in your name to MEA Staff Children’s School Fund

Perhaps nothing has more impact than contributing to the flourishing of younger generations. Your gift will be inscribed on a plaque at our Baja campus.

Chip’s midlife memoir, Flatline on the Faultline

Written in a gooey liminal time, on his 50th birthday, this reflection tells the intimate story of Chip’s midlife challenges. Audiobook narrated by Chip.

Professional Partners Listing

Brilliant professionals across all sectors of business, and every type of organization and consultancy. This is where you get to network your expertise.

Toolkits as a Resource

Tap into the power of community by using our toolkits to establish ongoing transition group success, accountability goal setting strategies and more.

Concierge Service

Your 411 to ask your questions about all things MEA: reference and resource materials, networking tips, guest faculty info, alumni connections and more.

A few surprises along the way (of course!)

We’re always thinking about what’s most MEAningful: Connection. Learning. Serving. This will guide our choices in bringing you a little extra delight.