Upgrade Your Life 2020
25-26 January 2020 | Hyatt Regency Sydney, Australia
LEARN > CONNECT > UPGRADE
Upgrade Your Life 2020
25-26 January 2020 | Hyatt Regency Sydney, Australia
LEARN > CONNECT > UPGRADE
Upgrade Your Life 2020
25-26 January 2020 | Hyatt Regency Sydney, Australia
LEARN > CONNECT > UPGRADE
Upgrade Your Life 2020
25-26 January 2020 | Hyatt Regency Sydney, Australia
LEARN > CONNECT > UPGRADE
Upgrade Your Life 2020
25-26 January 2020 | Hyatt Regency Sydney, Australia
LEARN > CONNECT > UPGRADE
Upgrade Your Life 2020
25-26 January 2020 | Hyatt Regency Sydney, Australia
LEARN > CONNECT > UPGRADE
Upgrade Your Life 2020
25-26 January 2020 | Hyatt Regency Sydney, Australia
LEARN > CONNECT > UPGRADE
Upgrade Your Life 2020
25-26 January 2020 | Hyatt Regency Sydney, Australia
LEARN > CONNECT > UPGRADE
Upgrade Your Life 2020
25-26 January 2020 | Hyatt Regency Sydney, Australia
LEARN > CONNECT > UPGRADE
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If you thought Upgrade Your Life 2019 was an incredible experience, wait till you witness 2020!

Upgrade Your Life is an annual event held every January. It is an event like no other that will help you upgrade every aspect of your life.

Download the latest research from world leading experts

Discover and take stock of your life right now.

Design a new life for the year ahead.

Watch Highlights Movie from Upgrade Your Life 2019

DAYS

WORLD LEADING SPEAKERS

UNFORGETABLE PARTIES

Our Expert Speakers

Alessandra Edwards

Peak Performance Expert

Combining a background in Health Science and Clinical Nutrition with a Postgraduate Professional Certificate in Genetics and Genomics from Stanford University, Alessandra works with exceptional leaders who are feeling tired, wired and frustrated by how this is affecting their professional and personal performance.

    Carl Honoré

    Award-winning Writer, Broadcaster and TED Speaker

    Carl travels the world to deliver dynamic keynotes loaded with insight, importation and humour. His message is powerfully counterintuitive: the best way to thrive in a fast world is to slow down.

      David Goggins

      Retired Navy SEAL, Endurance Athlete and Author

      David is the only member of the U.S. Armed Forces ever to complete SEAL training, U.S. Army Ranger School, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller training.

        Dr Guy Winch

        Psychologist, Relationship Counsellor and Author

        Guy is an in-demand keynote speaker who is a leading advocate for integrating the science of emotional health into our daily lives, workplaces, and education systems.

          Dr Jenn Mann

          Columnist, Author, Speaker, Radio Host, and Psychology Expert

          Dr. Jenn is the Bestselling Author of four books: The Relationship Fix, The A to Z Guide to Raising Happy Confident Kids, Superbaby, and Rockin’ Babies.

            Jim Kwik

            Memory and Speed Learner Expert

            Jim spent the last 25 years helping people like himself improve their memory, learn to speed-read, increase their decision-making skills, and unleash their superbrains.

              Mark Bunn

              Leading Natural Health Researcher

              Mark is one of our faculty experts on health. He is a natural-health coach specialising in ayurvedic medicine and the author of ‘Ancient Wisdom for Modern Health‘.

                Sam Makhoul

                Program Director and Chief Curator

                Sam is the Author of, A Higher Branch & A Guide To Greatness. Sam is a teacher at heart who is extremely passionate about bringing value to the A Higher Branch community.

                  Tom Sullivan

                  Meditation and Mindfulness Coach

                  Tom brings a decade of experience and a passion for mediation into all his classes. His satisfaction in teaching is gained through guiding beginners into this wonderful, age-old method.

                    The Program

                    Day 1

                    Saturday 25 January 2020
                    8.00 AM

                    Registration

                    Register for the event from 8.00 – 8.30am

                    8.30 AM

                    Sam Makhoul – Founder, A Higher Branch

                    Topic: Introduction: WHY vision is important and HOW to design a compelling life using the unique Higher Branch Framework

                    9.30 AM

                    Dr Guy Winch – Best-selling author, practising psychologist NYC, & TED Speaker

                    Topic: Design the life you want. How to drive behavioural change with identity change.

                    10.30 AM

                    Jim Kwik - Global Expert on brain performance and coach to billionaires and celebrities

                    Topic: Master your mind and memory to boost productivity, innovation and learn anything faster

                    11.30 AM

                    Brunch

                    Brunch, Book Signing & Photo Op

                    12.30 PM

                    Jim Kwik – CEO and Founder of Kwik Learning and Kwik Brain Podcast

                    Workshop: Mind and memory training and activities to outlearn and outperform your competition.

                    1.30 PM

                    Dr Jenn Mann – America’s Top Parenting Therapist, best-selling author and host of hit TV show “Family Therapy”

                    Topic: Learn the parenting skills needed to raise happy and confident kids.

                    2.30 PM

                    Afternoon Break

                    Afternoon Break, Book Signing & Photo Op

                    3.00 PM

                    Tom Sullivan – Meditation Coach and Author of A Still Mind

                    Mindfulness practice – group meditation interlude.

                    3.30 PM

                    Mark Bunn – Leading Researcher, Ayervedic medicine and best-selling author of Ancient Wisdom for Modern Health

                    Topic: The definitive health and lifestyle habits to optimise nutrition, sleep, and reduce stress to boost energy and brain function.

                    5.00 PM

                    Finish

                    Finish

                    6.00 PM

                    Dinner and Entertainment at the Calyx, The Royal Botanical Gardens

                    Day 2

                    Sunday 26 January 2020
                    7.00 AM

                    Personal Training, Yoga and Meditation activities

                    Personal Training, Yoga and Meditation activities.

                    9.00 AM

                    Carl Honore – Award-winning Writer, Broadcaster and TED Speaker

                    Topic: How to Age Boldly: Making the Most of Our Longer Lives. How we can do it better and feel better about doing it.

                    10.00 AM

                    Dr Jenn Mann – Columnist, Author, Psychology Expert and host of hit TV show “Couples Therapy”

                    Topic: How to Fix a Relationship. Improving Communication, Connection and Intimacy.

                    11.00am

                    Dr Guy Winch – Best-selling author, practising psychologist NYC, & TED Speaker

                    Topic: How to Fix A Broken Heart- At some point in our lives, almost every one of us will have our heart broken. In this revealing session Guy Winch shares a detailed toolkit on how to, eventually, move on.

                    12.00 PM

                    Lunch

                    Lunch, Book Signing & Photo Op

                    1.00 PM

                    Alessandra Edwards – Genetics-Based Peak Performance Coach

                    Topic: Warrior vs Worrier – how your genetics influence your resilience. Why people do well with stress and others crumble.

                    2.30 PM

                    David Goggins – Author “Can’t Hurt Me” Toughest Man on the Planet

                    Topic: How your mindset influences your resilience. How to overcome fear and develop the qualities of a warrior.

                    3.30 PM

                    Afternoon Break

                    Afternoon Break, Book Signing & Photo Op

                    4.30 PM

                    Participating Speakers - Panel Discussion

                    How to reinvent your identity constantly and evolve into a stronger, fearless person.

                    5.00 PM

                    Finish

                    Finish

                    6:00PM

                    Summer Beach Party on a private 'island' on Sydney Harbour. Enjoy front row seats to Australia Day fireworks, delicious food/beverage and spectaucular entertainment.

                    Why should you attend?

                    • I’m doing well in life but want to take it to the next level.
                    • I want to outperform my competitors and dominate my industry.
                    • I have grand plans, but my energy levels can’t keep up.
                    • I never seem to have enough time for fun or sleep.
                    • I want to know which diet best suits my metabolic type.
                    • I want to know which exercise suits my body type.
                    • I want to know which meditation best suits my personality type.
                    • I want to know what sleep patterns suit my chrono type.
                    • I want to be more intimate with my partner.
                    • I want to know how to parent consciously and raise confident children.
                    • I want to inspire and contribute to the people around me.
                    • I want to make life change but don’t know how or where to start.
                    • I want to find a new career or a new business that lights me up.
                    • I feel that my partner, family or friends are not getting the best of me.
                    • I have lost the art of making friends and having fun.
                    • I find it difficult sometimes to control negative thoughts and emotions.

                    “Don’t drift in the direction of your greatest weaknesses!”

                    Neglecting your health, love life, family, friendships and social life ultimately brings pain and dysfunction. Most people neglect these areas and spend long hours at work on the promise of one day slowing down. It is a trap and an old way of thinking. Our framework for living will arm you with powerful techniques to help boost your performance across all areas and stop you deferring your happiness.

                    You will learn the latest research in each of the 8 areas of life. And you will learn an exclusive five-step framework to help you design an outstanding life filled with happiness, high energy and purpose. The method is so simple that it will leave you wondering where this wisdom has been hidden all these years. You will leave with newfound clarity and a personalised and powerful life plan across the following eight areas.

                    The Power of Eight