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A newsletter that upskills and vitalizes 903 human connection entrepreneurs & facilitators.

About facilitating and reviving human connection in our world.

Are you serious about embodying a world-class human connection entrepreneur, facilitator, and community-builder?

My vulnerable and personal emails help 803 human connection entrepreneurs every week to:

💞 level up and systematize their human connection business

🤝🏼 design & facilitate transformational community experiences

⚡ upgrade themself and others with tools to live healthier and happier

🌎 combat the rise of loneliness and depression in the developed world


✅ Every week, you’ll get one high-quality, concise email + recording featuring…

  • facilitation, community, & well-being hacks

  • works and projects from world-class connection professionals

  • personal dancing GIFs to make you smile

  • vulnerable and insightful stories from my life and others

❌ What you WON’T get

  • Shallow, impractical ideas

  • Explicit promo and pitches

  • Long essays that you are not going to read

Get access to 5 years of research on positive psychology & prosociality.

I will give you—

🧙🏼‍♂️ Human Connection is the Elixir of Life | Essay

A New Life Philosophy. This is 25 years of researching the ‘good life’ encapsulated into 1000 words.

⭕ Toxic Social Norms | Fact Sheet

Norms we must liberate ourselves from to be our best.

📵 Human Contact vs Human Connection | Article

The critical difference that improves the quality of our human connections and our well-being.

So, who are you anyway?

Here’s my awakening in 100 words.

During multiple international expeditions to study how different people come together, I realized that bringing humans together and liberating their expression is my life purpose.

In 2016, while working as a festival medic and studying pharmacology and public health at university, I learnt firsthand about the decline of community and mental health in western culture.

This led me to start researching human well-being. In my research, my goal was to figure out the formula for igniting human expression, joy, and belonging regardless of circumstances.

On my journey, I brought together more than 10 000 people through 100s of experiences. In 13 countries. Within Fortune 500 companies like Lululemon. For international events with 1000s of guests like Envision Festival and Burning Man. And, of course, in public streets…

But my successes as a facilitator did not translate into a lasting impact.

I was working for clients. I was constantly seeing new faces. I was not able to have an ongoing impact on my participants’ well-being. I was giving people a temporary spark of joy, but I was not igniting the fire within them.

Finally. I realized the power of community. I realized that community-building around what I love giving scales my impact, raises my sense of purpose, and creates passive recurring income.

So I started a global alliance. VYVE—

A nomination-based alliance of facilitators, coaches, and educators who are growing purpose-driven communities about human well-being. Currently, we are 50 facilitators strong!

This is our vision, as detailed in our manifesto.

A culture where real-life, human-to-human contact is prescribed more regularly than any other medicine.

I believe in this because I know that regular human contact is the best preventive for depression, addiction, and suicide.

Remind fellow facilitators you care about them.
Be thoughtful—Forward this to them.

Jacques W. Martiquet
The Party Scientist

PS: You are be-you-tiful.