Hello 👋 I'm Michal.

I'm a Shapeshifting Raccoon
living in the Forest,
creating conditions for Magic to emerge
and documenting the process ☀️.

"Wait... what?"


Here's what I'm up to at the moment ⤵️


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About ☀️

Shapeshifting Raccoon 🦝

I'm dynamically changing between various roles to show up in the world in the way that's the most beneficial for all beings (or at least that's what I aspire to). Here are a few roles I embody on regular basis: community catalyst, sailor, artist, creator of experiences, forest guardian in training, digital entrepreneur, habit coach, juggler...

Living in the Forest 🌳

Quite literally, I live in a forest on a small island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. I feel a very strong connection with nature, and learning from it, as well as preserving it, is a part of my life mission.

Creating conditions for Magic to emerge ✨

More specifically, creating spaces and experiences where people come together to co-create Magic.

Documenting the process 📖

My gift to you is to share my journey as an open-source documentation, with an intention of inspiring your own pursuits. It's also a way of keeping myself accountable to learning by doing.

(This time slightly more serious.)


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Community 💜

I catalyze a mutual-aid community in Pico Island (Azores) using Microsolidarity framework.

My long-term intention is to support emergence of regenerative community projects in the Azores.

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I contribute to Enspiral, a digital network helping people do more meaningful work.

My intention is to experiment with sharing money, collaborative decision making, and weaving social fabric.

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I'm ready to catalyze your regenerative / community project ⚡️

If you vibe with my work and could use some help, then give me a shout ⤵️


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Experiences and Spaces ✨

I (co)create experiences and spaces where magic happens.


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Slam Jam

An event merging a ritual, jam session and a poetry jam.

Pico 2021

Read Script

Ouroboros

Performance by Austeja Liupševičiūtė and Michal Korzonek

Açores Entre Mares Festival, Lajes do Pico 2021

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Enspiral Europe Connection Experiment

Experiment in building connection

Online 2021

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Pico Community Summer Gathering

Gathering

Pico 2021

Read Documentation

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Year of Practice

Year long cohort-based habit building program based on deep connection and relational thinking.

Online 2021

Read Documentation

Pico Sharing Circle

Microsolidarity heartbeat

Pico 2020 - ...

Read Documentation

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Sailcubator

Sailing trip

Poland 2017

Read Invitation

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Parallel

Immersive learning experience / performance

Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh 2016

Read an article about Parallel

Oasis

Interactive theatre / performance

The Community Space, Edinburgh 2015

Radio Ion

Interactive theatre / performance

Edinburgh 2015

20+4/11.DR1651F1

Interactive installation: A party where a roll of 20-sided dice determines your next action.

Casa del Cine, Edinburgh 2012

Do You Like Blue?

Interactive party installation

Casa del Cine, Edinburgh 2012

Magic Spells

Interactive party installation

Krakow 2011

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Art 🌀

I create art inspired by "moments of connection", these special moments when everything is aligned.

The tricky (and fun) part is of course to live these moments first.


Performance, Installation, Interactive Theatre

Ouroboros

Performance by Austeja Liupševičiūtė and Michal Korzonek

Açores Entre Mares Festival, Lajes do Pico 2021

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Parallel

Immersive learning experience / performance

Hidden Door Festival, Edinburgh 2016

Read an article about Parallel

Oasis

Interactive theatre / performance

The Community Space, Edinburgh 2015

Radio Ion

Interactive theatre / performance

Edinburgh 2015

We Meet Again, Doctor

Installation by Andy McIntosh and Michal Korzonek

Dundas Street Gallery, Edinburgh
2014

20+4/11.DR1651F1

Interactive installation: A party where a roll of 20-sided dice determines your next action.

Casa del Cine, Edinburgh 2012

Do You Like Blue?

Interactive party installation

Casa del Cine, Edinburgh 2012

Magic Spells

Interactive party installation

Krakow 2011


Writing

Letters from the Forest 🌳

Collection of heartfelt poems inspired by living in a Magical Forest.

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Moments of Connection

A series of 100 beautiful moments wrapped in words.

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Timeless

A short story about love without time.

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We Will Have to Wait and See, Right?

Rap about letting a lover go.

Lyrics | Rapping (not very well...)

Before Knowing You I Was Unconscious

A goodbye letter to a place that defined who I am.

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She Loves Me Intensely

A poem about love.

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It Inhales Me, And Soon Will Exhale

A poem about being present.

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Would You Take Me In Your Car?

Reflection on how hitchhiking taught me about trust.

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Film & Video

Between Fire and Water

Video Diary, 2017

Tegu Meluoja

Music Video, 2013

The Adventures Of Cai Lear
& Jay Vatra Vol.2

Juggling Video, 2013

Green With Orange

Short Documentary, 2015

Genialni Sprzedawcy (Salesmen of Genious)

Performance / Documentary, 2011

How to Use DANCE to IMPROVE YOUR RELATIONSHIP

Performance / Documentary, 2017

iDependence Crowdfunding Video

Documentary, 2016


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Infinity Squares ⬛️

Today is the most important day of your life.

Watch it unfold beautifully with your Infinity Squares

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Use intuitive journaling to:

Tune in with your intuitionAct in alignment with yourselfFeel connected and stay in balance


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My Digital Journal 📖

A few digital practices helping me to review my life, learn/build in public, and document my process.

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Digital Journal

An experiment in personal sense-making and building sovereignty in public.

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Moonly Review 🌕🌑

Personal review of what's the most alive in me right now, aligned with the moon.

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Video Diary 🎥

I record 1 (or more) second a day and compile them into a video postcard from my life.

I'm a big fan of analogue journaling. If you are too, I invite you to check out JournalSmarter.


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JournalSmarter 💡

Find the right journaling practice, make it a habit, and achieve anything you want.

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Featured Articles

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Minimalist Journaling

A Fun and Effective Tool for Tremendous Habit Change

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41 Powerful Journaling Exercises

for Mind Expansion and Effective Behavior Change

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Journal Writing for Intelligent People

The Ultimate Guide


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Habit Coaching 🚀

Stay consistent with habits that matter.

⚡️We’ll start with an audio-only relational thinking call to remove bottlenecks, set your strategy, and get you started right away.

☑️ I’ll help you overcome obstacles and keep the momentum with a regular quick message check-in (via signal, telegram, whatsapp or coach.me app).

🌱 We’ll grow in iterations, using retrospectives to tailor this experience to be the most effective for both of us. The goal of coaching is to help you make changes, and we’ll adapt to the changes you’re making.


How It Works

Send me a message and answer two quick questions (see below). I'll get back to you within a few working days and:

1. If we're a good fit, we’ll schedule a free 1-hour audio-only call, where we’ll identify the most effective way for me to help you. If you’re happy with the plan, we’ll move into chat coaching.

My regular rate is €25/per week. This includes one audio-only call per month, if a need arises. I’m happy to schedule additional audio-only calls at an extra rate. If money is a problem, I'm open to work out an alternative with you.

2. If we're not a good fit, I'll try to help you anyway (eg. by recommending a resource or a person that I think would be a better fit for you).

To get in touch, use the form below, or DM on twitter,
and let me know:

1. A little bit about you (a short paragraph or link is fine)
2. What habit do you want to work with and why?


My Approach to Habits

I’m all about learning by doing and conducting personal development experiments on myself (eg. 235 days 1h yoga, 60 days on raw food, and more).I’ve created the Minimalist Journaling System, a fun and effective tool for tremendous habit change.I’ve been running habit-building cohort-based courses and support groups since 2019, harnessing the power of relational growth, deep connection and having a good time with people committed to help each other grow.I also have a habit-coaching certification, but to be honest with you, I think the three points above (and the kind words from clients below) are way more important of a qualification 😉.


Jane Mann

Michal’s steady, consistent, soft but fire-under-my-ass approach was perfect in getting me going and helping me get creative about when journaling would actually be helpful for me. My practice feels back on track, which I am so pleased about!
-Jane Mann, Yoga Teacher & Bodyworker

Carolina Gatsios

I was always very passionate about our calls and they left me with a lot of inspiration and energy that I could direct towards my goals. I got reminded of my goals with check-ins every week. The atmosphere in the space that Michal created was accepting and supporting, I felt safe to share and I got valuable questions and pieces of advice that helped me in my creative and thinking processes.
-Carolina Gatsios, Holistic Health Coach

Irem Tumer

The Routine Bootcamp with Michal was a very impactful way to reflect on my routines and get the support I needed to change them. Sharing with others helped me understand my needs better, and helped with accountability and motivation. This was such a great way to get over roadblocks and improve my life!”
-Irem Tumer, UNFPA

Flora Koczka

“I've made my year in review as always to close this year. Going through my calendar, the series of events, feelings and insights that I had, I realized how much of a great impact your work had on the positive outcome of my year. I'm slowly changing to become the person I would like to be. You gave me tools for that, by putting your heart in sharing your own life and learnings openly, as a coach, as a mentor, as a person.
-Flora Koczka, TransferWise

Cathy Hutchison

““I am DEEPLY grateful for your program. I am on day 140 of yoga daily and day 74 of meditating every day. It's making such a difference in EVERYTHING.
-Cathy Hutchison, Founder of YourVisualJournal


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Catalyze ⚡️

Let’s boost your project with relational thinking.

Some people do their best thinking while talking with another person. I’m certainly one of them. If you are, too, and could use my energy to boost your project, I’m available to talk.

I can help you with:
Community building / weaving social fabric / building trustDesigning onboarding processes for your community / regenerative projectCreating magical workshops / experiences / gatherings / retreats

Catalyzing aligned people and projects, is my gift to you and the world. I operate within the gift economy – I'd be grateful for your financial contribution, according to your means.

Get in touch and tell me how I can help you:

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Sailing ⛵️

Sailing is one of the core parts of my soul.

It allows for continuous sense of being present and a full immersion in the feeling of spaciousness and beauty.

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I'm Available To Crew

I'm based in Pico Island. Ideally I'm looking for journeys to / from the Azores Archipelago, or in between the islands. I'm also open to other routes, and yacht delivery jobs.

Sailing is my priority at the moment. My work is flexible, and I can be available at any time during the year.

If you know of an opportunity, please let me know.


👉 Contact

👉 My Sailing CV


My Long Term Intentions

Gain sailing experience (heavy weather, expedition, navigation, maintenance, racing ...)Find the right boat for me (the smallest boat that go anywhere, 10-12m)Travel slowly between (island) communities and catalyze community, regenerative and artistic projects.(Co-)host transformative experiences, think incubators/retreats at sea, for artists and people involved in regenerative projects.


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Even More About Me... 🍍

Hello There, you Wonderful Person!

I'm Michał (or Michal, if your keyboard doesn't support funky characters). Pronounce it sort-of like Me-how.

I'm a location-indepentent minimalist, passionate about intentional living, relational growth and regenerative lifestyle.

Below is a photo of me in my happy place—climbing a mast at sea:

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I Aspire To Live By The Win - Win - Win Principle

That is seeking an outcome providing a win for me, a win for you, and a win for all beings. That's of course easier said than done, but it's a useful guideline to help me navigate the challenges of life.

I'm Documenting The Process Of Living A Beautiful Life

I might not have the answers, but I do enjoy conducting lifestyle experiments. Documenting the process helps me make sense of my experience, and (hopefully) can inspire you to conduct your own experiments. And if I get to contribute a tiny stone to the building avalanche that gets you to actually start, then my work here is done.

Let's Get Personal

I'm a performer / juggler / jester at heart. In a parallel universe I'd probably be a hacker with mad katana sword skills, but in this one I somehow ended up connecting with nature more than technology. And instead of wiggling a sword in sexy clothes, I spend my free time engaging in various forms of playful movement – such as juggling, tapdancing and whacking a big loud drum. This way I get to keep the sexy outfit from the other life.


You can find me and my work on various platforms. I like when people reach out with interesting questions.


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The White Log 🌱

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The White Log

Where I Co-create notes on living a meaningful life.


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Contact 💌

Get in touch using the form below.

I'll get back to you soon.


Alternatively, you can send me a DM via twitter.


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