A Magical Way to Work with Our Habitual Patterns

“You have Within you more love than you could ever understand.” ~Rumi By Leo Babauta Every day, I work with people trying to shift their habitual patterns: procrastination, avoidance, escape, reaching for comfort foods or other comforts like video games or watching videos, distraction, complaining, lashing out at others, ignoring problems, and more. These habitual […]

The Awesome Finances Challenge for October

“You must do the things you think you cannot do.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt By Leo Babauta Many of us know the feeling of turning away from our finances — it’s yet another way we put off dealing with something stressful. Whether it’s looking at our overspending on online shopping, our credit card debt, our taxes, our […]


Why We Never Have Enough Time & What to Do About It

By Leo Babauta Everyone I know has this problem: there never seems to be enough time in the day for everything we need or want to do. We have a pile of tasks and projects to do, endless messages and emails to respond to, and even if we work with focus and no distractions (that’s […]

Live on Purpose

“Our purpose here on earth: to manifest the very nature of our spirit, which is touched by the spirit of God.” ~Rumi By Leo Babauta So often we live our lives drifting, getting by, trying to find comfort and pleasure, doing what we need to do, doing things out of habit, getting lost in the […]

Antidotes to Overwork

By Leo Babauta Too many of us are overstressed, overbusy, overwhelmed, overloaded, overworked. This leads to exhaustion, poor health, deteriorating habits, depression, burnout, unhappiness. Overloading ourselves and overworking ourselves is not a recipe for success or happiness. There are a number of factors that lead to being overworked, but here are a few of the […]

Seventy Fifth Income Report – June 2019 ($3,014.7)

Are you curious about a 3-month delay? I explained it in my first income report. I started July 2019 strong, continuing my 12-Week Year resolve for Q2 2019. I did almost everything with uploading my manuscripts outside of Amazon in May. I needed to correct a couple of manuscripts that were rejected on different platforms, […]

The Art of Creating a Ritual for What Matters Most

“Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again.” ~Joseph Campbell By Leo Babauta In this world where technology and consumerism have become our religion, we’ve largely lost something magical: the ability to elevate something into the realm of the sacred. I’m not a fan of Catholic priests, but if you watch […]