What Kind of Habits Can You Develop in 21 Days?

The only study I ever found on the time of developing a habit concluded it takes from 18 to 254 days and in 50% of cases, it’s longer than 66 days. So, developing a habit in 21 days is not an easy feat. Repetitions The research I mentioned was about daily habits. Participants were performing […]

Mindfully Shifting Your Approach to a Task Can Shift Everything

By Leo Babauta There’s a subtle, mindful shift that we can make as we tackle any task, enter any project, start any conversation, move into any activity … and this small shift can make a huge difference. The shift is a softening, a warming, an opening. And that might not sound very powerful, but it […]

How to Have More Focused Hours in Your Day

By Leo Babauta I was talking to someone today and he said that with all the time he spends putzing around on the internet, he gets maybe 2 hours of focused time a day. I actually think that’s higher than average! But if he does incredible work in those 2 hours a day, think of […]

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Seventy Second Income Report – March 2019 ($2,890.36)

Are you curious about a 3-month delay? I explained it in my first income report. In March 2019, I could fully appreciate the flexibility of being a business owner, even if I still worked quarter-time in a corporation. There were three milestones in March 2019 which divided the month into weekly chunks. New KDP Account […]

The Discipline of Mastering Mental States

By Leo Babauta I’m far from mastering this skill, but one thing I’ve been playing around with is how important mental states are to our productivity, happiness, focus, health habits and more. For example, if you’re tired or feeling down, there’s a good chance you’re not going to focus on your meaningful tasks, and instead […]

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Meditation: Sitting with Your Basic Goodness

By Leo Babauta There is a part of us, in all of us, that worries that we’re not good enough. Not good enough to succeed, to handle the chaos of life, to be loved. It’s the reason we get anxiety and stress — if we’re not good enough, what will happen when everything collapses and we […]

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The Simplify Your Life Challenge

By Leo Babauta Our lives naturally get busy, complicated, stressful, hectic, overwhelming. It’s the nature of things: we say yes to too much and overcommit ourselves; we fill in all the spaces with possessions, things to do, distractions; we give in to urges to do more, read more, watch more, buy more, want more. So […]

The 12 Week Plan Book Review

“The 12 Week Year” is a very good book and a very useful concept, especially for those who repeatedly struggle with accomplishing their yearly goals. Ups, I spilled the beans, but the main idea here is to set your goals and plan for them four times a year, not just once. And it makes all […]

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Two Coaching Spots With Leo Now Open

“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.” ― Rumi By Leo Babauta My friends, I’m opening up two spots for my 1-on-1 coaching service, which is aimed for those who would like to start changing their lives, shifting their patterns, and starting true transformation. I’m looking for people who: Are doing […]