My wife Eva and I have been vegan for over 11 years now, and we love it. I don’t talk about veganism a lot on Zen Habits, but today I’d love to share a little about it, if you’ll indulge me.
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When we are procrastinating, avoiding exercise or some other habit we want to create, or avoiding taking on a difficult project … the underlying cause is rarely what we think it is.
“Smile, breathe and go slowly.”~ Thich Nhat Hanh Recently I got a running watch, and have been keeping most of my runs below a certain heart rate, to build up my heart’s aerobic fitness with lots of slow running.
“The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.” ― Rumi
The last couple of months, things have piled up on me: emails, tasks, random notes, a bunch of browser tabs with things I’m interested or need to do, financial stuff, etc.
How many days do you wake up excited for life, stoked to be alive and take on the day’s challenges?
I’m not the world’s greatest runner, but lately I’ve been challenging myself to stay at my edge. As I was running at my edge the other day, it occurred to me that this is a useful practice in many areas in life.
Earlier today, my email inbox was overflowing like never before. I’m taking this month off (mostly), so I haven’t been checking and responding to email as I normally do.
We’re in the midst of the holiday season, and with that can come a lot of abundance: It’s a beautiful season, but it can be a lot! In this article, I’m going to share some thoughts on creating a slower holiday season.
You start the day with the feeling: there’s a bunch of things I need to do right away.
People have often told me that they’re surprised by how much I get done during the week, from team members to clients. I’m not saying that to brag, but to relate that I forget how much work I’ve done to be able to make a bigger impact in the world.