Burning Man Isn't Perfect -- How to Come Home

September 5, 2014 4:30 PM

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Kurt Hahn, the founder of Outward Bound, shared a story about how he was shamed by a student after returning from a wilderness adventure he led. "You took me out there, but you didn't teach me how to come back!!!" The experience of learning what you are made of in the natural elements, experiencing epic creativeness, collaborating in a way you didn't know was possible, connecting with strangers with a depth you hadn't imagined, and than being dropped right back into your own life... can be a tad discombobulating.

Now that you have washed your clothes, dusted off your shoes, and finally removed the playa from your hair (did you remember to change your air filter?), you are slowly metabolizing your experiences, making sense of what will stay with you, what you will leave on the playa, and how, or if, that epic...

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