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Set and achieve goals that truly matter, and direct your time and energy toward your most important work.

Do some definite good this year.

What is Life Atlas?

Life Atlas is a vision and goal-setting program that will simplify your life and amplify your impact this year.

In this program you’ll get a proven, step-by-step process for setting goals that align with your deeper sense of purpose.


Don’t waste any time. Direct your energy and creativity around your most meaningful work this year.

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How Does Life Atlas Work?

Life Atlas is an intensive vision and goal-setting program. You’ll be guided step-by-step through setting yearly goals that align with the bigger vision you have for your life.

You can set your own pace for engaging the course training, whether that’s a 2-day sprint or a slow and steady 2-week jog. The important thing is to make space in your schedule to reflect, dream, and prepare for the year ahead.

The Life Atlas Program will help you:

  • Simplify your life.
  • Get radically intentional with how you spend your time.
  • Focus on your most important work, all year.
  • Win back more time in your week.
  • Increase your creative flow.
  • Discover newfound peace and purpose in your work.
  • Hit the fast forward button on achieving your goals.

New Goal-Setting Planner

In addition to the 6 core training modules led by Productivity Coach and Monk Manual Founder Steven Lawson, the Life Atlas program comes with a 12-Month Vision and Goal-Setting Planner.

In the Life Atlas Planner, you will:

  • Discern your top life goals.
  • Set your top Being and Doing goals for the year.
  • Refresh your daily routine.
  • Name and eliminate common distractions.
  • Design personalized action plans for achieving your goals.
  • Reflect and recalibrate at the end of each 90-day cycle.
  • PLUS, the Life Atlas Planner integrates perfectly with the Monk Manual 90-Day Planner.

Is Life Atlas right for me?

The Life Atlas is right for you if… You are ready to take on personal growth and do your most important work. You sense there is untapped potential in you. You are being led to something greater, and you are ready to respond with your whole self. You have tried other productivity or goal-setting tools in the past, but distractions and a lack of follow-through have proven real challenges for you. You know these challenges are costing you your most valuable resource—time.

If you’re ready to get clear about what matters most, ditch the distractions, and make this year count—Life Atlas is right for you.

Truly realizing our potential while maintaining a sense of fulfillment is an ambitious goal. It's so easy to get bogged down in the endless quest for more without fully articulating why we are doing any of it in the first place. A Year of Full(er)* Living was critical in facilitating the discovery of my life's vision, what's truly important, and the "why" behind it all. So excited for the Life Atlas to expand on this experience.” —Michael

*A Year of Full(er) Living is an earlier version of the Life Atlas Program

It's not an exaggeration to say that the Life Atlas process changed my life. Each step of the reflection process guided me to see patterns of what really matters so I could connect to the truth of who I am. Through this program, I saw beyond my aspirational values to the heart of what truly brings me the most peace and purpose. Armed with this self-knowledge, I've created effective goals that I'm motivated to achieve.  —Leslie

The Life Atlas is an incredible resource and a great complement to the Monk Manual 90-day Planner. One of my favorite features in the Monk Manual is its focus on the daily pages, and since using the Life Atlas my daily practice has benefited from taking the time at the beginning of each year to think about my yearly priorities and life goals. —Rachel

Who Leads Life Atlas?

Life Atlas is created and led by Steven Lawson, Whole Person Productivity Coach and Founder of Monk Manual.

After spending a decade pushing himself to every limit in the workforce alongside his colleagues and friends, he slowed down, looked around, and realized something was wrong. Modern productivity had given him all the right answers to the wrong questions and was robbing him of the two things he was actually seeking—peace and fulfillment. Determined to find a way of life that accounts for the whole person—body, mind, and spirit—Steven began a soulful journey that led him to launch Monk Manual. Inspired by the wisdom of monks, and rooted in positive psychology, Monk Manual designs productivity tools for the whole person. Steven also serves as a strategic consultant to a number of for-profit and nonprofit companies. He lives in Buffalo, New York with his wife, Lauren, and their three children.


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Founder of Monk Manual

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When does Life Atlas start?

The Life Atlas Program is live now. Gain access instantly through the link below and make this year your most intentional year ever.

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How much does Life Atlas cost?

The investment for the Life Atlas program is $349 USD and includes the full course and 12-month physical goal planner. We offer group discounts for groups of 5 and up. If you are interested in Life Atlas for your clients or for your team, please email for more information.


What will I learn?

The Life Atlas offers an integrated approach to goal-setting. By focusing on the whole person—body, mind, and soul—the Life Atlas Course will help you join together what you do with who you are. It will also help you find fullness by preparing you to reframe your months, years, and ultimately your life, around your most important goals. 

- Clarify your life’s vision

- Set 12-month Being and Doing goals

- Develop an achievable plan of action

- Eliminate distractions

- Design healthier routines  

- Fulfill your goals in 90-day increments

- Reflect and gain insights for new growth and progress

Is the Life Atlas Planner included in the cost?

Yes, the Life Atlas Planner is included in the program cost and ships to you upon purchase!

Do you offer a student discount or need-based scholarship program?

We do, please reach out to us at

How does the physical tool work?

The physical tool is a guided goals planner. Once you set your yearly goals, you are guided through creating personalized action plans for the upcoming 12 months. Every 90 days, you reflect and recommit to your most important goals. 

Does the Life Atlas work with the Monk Manual 90-Day Planner?

Yes, seamlessly. The Life Atlas helps you set meaningful goals for the year and then breaks those down into 90-Day Action Plans. The Monk Manual 90-Day Planner, then, supports a regular practice of preparation, intentional action, and reflection—helping you maintain alignment between who you are and what you do every day. The Life Atlas has 90-Day checkpoints to reflect and recalibrate your action plans for the next 90 days.

Is there a money-back guarantee?

Yes. If you are not fully satisfied with your purchase, please send us back your unused Life Atlas planner and an email to with a request for a refund within 30 Days from the date of your purchase.

Can I do this with a group?

Sure can! We can set you up with a group discount rate as well. Send an email to, and we will put together a package that best suits your needs.

Are there bulk discounts?

Yes. See group information above.

Can the Life Atlas Planner be purchased separately?

We are not offering the planner as a stand-alone product at this time. If you would like to purchase an additional membership and planner for a friend, send us an email at, and we will send you a one-time discount code for your friend.

Can I start the Life Atlas at any point in the year?

Yes. Similar to our Monk Manual 90-Day Planner, the Life Atlas is designed with flexibility in mind. We recommend starting the Life Atlas program when you feel most inspired and motivated to do the focused work of setting goals that align with your deeper purpose. For many that coincides with the beginning of the calendar year, but you can begin any time.  

How is this different from other goal planners?

Unlike other goal planners, Life Atlas places an emphasis on the whole person and aims to help you prioritize your life’s purpose by focusing on both Being and Doing Goals. The mission of Life Atlas is to allow you to clarify your most important work, both internally through your Being Goals and externally through your Doing Goals. This approach encourages you to cultivate the actions and the mindsets that enable you to live more fully into your purpose and to do so in a manner that is deeply fulfilling. 

Can I gift this to a friend?

Yes, the Life Atlas is a very intentional gift and can be a great resource for a friend or family member. The purchase of the Life Atlas also comes with lifetime access to the course. If you purchase the Life Atlas for more than one person, let us know! We’d be happy to provide a group discount rate for you and your friend. Email us at 

What is the difference between the Life Atlas and the Monk Manual?

The Life Atlas is a program that includes an educational journey and physical tool, whereas the Monk Manual is primarily a physical tool. In addition, the Life Atlas focuses on your yearly and quarterly goals and intentions, whereas the Monk Manual is a system for staying aligned within those quarters.

The Life Atlas gives you a framework that encourages you to think about your life holistically. We find that being intentional about setting both Being Goals and Doing Goals for each year guides the way you approach your months, weeks, and days. In other words, the Life Atlas is a place for deep reflection that leads to intentional goal planning, while the Monk Manual is a daily planner that enables you to thoughtfully and consistently prioritize your life goals. 

Do I buy access to the online content every year?

No. Once you purchase the program, you have access to the online videos for the life of the program. 

I am new to the Monk Manual Community, should I begin with the Life Atlas or the Monk Manual?

You can start with either. The Monk Manual is going to help you maintain healthy rhythms and focus on a day-to-day basis. The Life Atlas helps you zoom out and establish the routines, habits, and big-picture priorities that direct your life. If you want to reset your daily rhythms and re-establish clear life goals, start with the Life Atlas, and then use the Monk Manual to help you stay true to your big picture goals on a consistent basis.

How do you recommend approaching the training video content?

As soon as you register for the Life Atlas program, you will gain access to the course content, and your Life Atlas Planner will ship to you. We've designed the six modules to allow you to go at your own pace, but we recommend setting aside longer periods of uninterrupted, distraction-free time to enable you to get the most out of the lessons. The training videos are designed to help you fully engage life's meaningful questions as you goal plan for the upcoming year. Therefore, to make sure you get the most out of the program, we recommend completing all six modules within a week or two.