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Life design concept appeals to women in San Diego region

Life design concept appeals to women in San Diego region

From the Bay Area’s Silicon Valley to San Diego’s Carmel Valley, a growing number of women are embracing an approach toward leading fulfilling lives that was developed by Stanford University educators.

Carmel Valley resident Allie Hayase, a member of the San Diego Stanford Alumni Association, attended a workshop in 2016 based on the book “Designing Your Life: How to Build a Well-Lived Joyful Life.”

Written by Bill Burnett and Dave Evans, the book is an elaboration of strategies they have been teaching on the Palo Alto campus. Their life design concept was inspired by the ways designers develop innovative structures, systems and products.

“I attended the workshop and,...

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