Connecting Your Work Tasks to Meaning

By Leo Babauta I’m really good at getting a lot of things done, taking action, piling up a buttload of completed tasks. Action isn’t my problem — it’s making the tasks themselves feel more meaningful. Do any of you have that problem, that your work just feels like busywork, not super meaningful? By the way, […]

Sixty Eighth Income Report – November 2019 ($3,405.42)

Are you curious about a 3-month delay? I explained it in my first income report. November 2018 overshadowed the book launch. I launched a book last in September 2016 and I got out of the routine. Everything was almost new, but not exactly. It was like skating after a few years’ break. My cover designer […]

The Zen Habits Guide to Spending Your Time Intentionally

By Leo Babauta Yesterday I was on a call with an active member of my Fearless Training Program, and she asked a question about how to spend her time more intentionally. Her key insight for me was that a lot of people in the program (and I think many people reading this blog) would like […]


The Practice of Letting Go

By Leo Babauta There are a number of times when our mind clings to something tightly, and it is rarely helpful: I am right, the other person is wrong That person is living their life in the wrong way, they should change My preference is the best way, others are wrong This is the thing […]

Practice Makes Master – The Talent Code review

Nothing new under the sun, right? Well, yes and no. The ‘practice makes master’ adage was around for centuries. What The Talent Code does with it is takes it to the biological level. And I appreciate that very much.   This book had some downsides and some upsides. Traditionally, let’s start from… CONS 1. Narration. […]

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The Mindful Fitness Challenge

By Leo Babauta As New Year’s resolutions fade and we realize we need to try something else to get fit … I invite you to try a combination of two things that I’ve found to work really well: Mindfulness: As I’ve said many times before, mindfulness is such a powerful and fundamental practice that helps form […]