Learn the skills that school won’t teach you.

Hi, I’m Geoff.

My adult life has taught me that formal education was a waste of time and money.

So I’ve spent the last 10 years teaching myself the skills I wish I’d acquired in school – and I’m still learning. (Read my story here.)

Now I want to share what I’ve learned with the next generation so that they can start adulthood equipped with the universal life skills that everyone needs.

Here’s what you’ll learn at Universal Owl …

Deepen your connection to others.


COMMUNICATION:   Recognise healthy and unhealthy styles in yourself and others.

TOXIC PEOPLE:  Identify toxic traits and understand how to deal with dangerous people.

BODY LANGUAGE:  Decode common cues and connect more deeply to other people.

PARENTING:  Learn what a healthy parenting style looks like and how to negotiate with your parents.

Become independent and self-sufficient.

FINANCE:  We’ll teach you how to save, budget and invest  as well as how to think about money in a healthy way.

PRODUCTIVITY:  Learn how to get more done faster, without being stressed out.  

Develop greater mental clarity.

MINDSET:  Identify healthy ways of thinking and replace unhealthy ones. 

EPISTEMOLOGY:  Learn to distinguish good arguments from bad ones.

SELF-KNOWLEDGE:  Uncover your unique temperament and how to live it out in the world.

Nourish your body and spirit.

NUTRITION:  Learn how to prepare natural food in a way that feels effortless — and to enjoy eating it!

EXERCISE:  Discover how to make exercise fun, so that you’ll want to work out instead of having to force yourself.

SLEEP:  Learn how to build a sleep routine that leaves you feeling refreshed and ready to take on the day.

EMOTIONAL REGULATION:  Learn how to process emotions and feel calmer.

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