Arizona State University and LifePilot Break Into the Values of Jailed Inmates and Offer a LifeManual

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Continuing educational units awarded to inmates through program.

Fifteen inmates chosen from the drug and alcohol rehab program in Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s Lower Buckeye Jail in Phoenix, Arizona were presented three continuing education units (CEUs) from the Arizona State University (ASU) in an awards ceremony on Friday, March 31 at 11:00 am at the jail. They are graduates of the’s workshop, whereby they are now capable of writing their own LifeManual (, navigated by one of North America’s most empowering entrepreneurs and business success stories, Peter H. Thomas.

“Getting through to these inmates with our values based approach to life, teaching them how to achieve success, no matter their past choices, based on aligning their daily lives with their core values, and thereby developing a LifeManual has been one of the most rewarding experiences in my life” says Thomas. “We have taught this program to thousands of successful, and some of the wealthiest, business people across the globe and have made a positive impact on their lives; but if we have succeeded to keep even just one of these fifteen inmates from returning to jail, I will have gained ‘real’ significance in my life.”

“Reducing recidivism is the goal of every Sheriff”, says Sheriff Arpaio. “I applaud and encourage Thomas’ goal to take the LifePilot program across the country to reduce recidivism.”

“We believe it is a great opportunity to help the soon to be released inmates to get a good start on taking their lives in a positive direction”, says Leanne Atwater, Interim Dean of ASU who will be personally awarding the CEUs. “The participants were highly involved in the LifePilot program and very anxious to put their new learning into practice and developing their own LifeManual. ASU is thrilled to be able to issue these individuals three continuing education credits that may be useful to them as they re-enter the workforce.”

LifePilot is a values based organization that empowers individuals with the relevant, proven tools and inspiration to align their daily lives with their fundamental values to reach their highest, personal potential. The LifePilot workshop and online course is recognized as a fully accredited educational program by the Arizona State University (ASU) for three continuing education units (CEUs). LifePilot’s course, and developing a LifeManual, is available to everyone who desires to achieve their highest, personal potential.

Founded by the Scottsdale Four Seasons developer and Century 21 Real-Estate success story, Peter H. Thomas, LifePilot is headquartered in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia. Since inception, LifePilot has donated all net-proceeds to charities. The concept of LifePilot was inspired by Thomas’ son Todd, who committed suicide at age 36 due to mental health disorders. For more information, visit and

LifePilot Media Contact:    

Chantal Nowak

Director, Marketing & Events

Phone: 250 920 9800


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