Unconventional Productivity

By Leo Babauta There isn’t a productivity guide in the world that will solve the problems that pretty much all of us face daily. I’m the same as you — I face these obstacles to getting stuff done: Doing busywork, instead of important work. Going to distractions instead of doing difficult work. Being tired and […]

Andrew’s Story

Andrew Wilcox recently shared a story with me about his experiences with conscious lifestyle change. His story includes some insights that I haven’t really touched upon. I asked him if it would be okay to publish it here in my blog, and thankfully he agreed. Your lifestyle includes the work you do, the income you […]

Andrew’s Story

Andrew Wilcox recently shared a story with me about his experiences with conscious lifestyle change. His story includes some insights that I haven’t really touched upon. I asked him if it would be okay to publish it here in my blog, and thankfully he agreed. Your lifestyle includes the work you do, the income you…

What I Learned From Taking a Knife Defense Class

By Leo Babauta I took a knife self-defense class this past weekend with my friend Jesse, and it was way harder than I expected. Now, you might be wondering, what is a peaceful guy like Leo doing taking a knife class? Lots of reasons, but curiosity was the biggest one. I wanted to join Jesse […]

How to Watch a Political Debate

Since we’re in the midst of another election cycle in the USA, you may find yourself tempted to watch a political debate or two. But of course we all know what happens when you try to do that. First you get nauseous and vomit. And then you begin to fear for humanity itself. This is […]

How to Watch a Political Debate

Since we’re in the midst of another election cycle in the USA, you may find yourself tempted to watch a political debate or two. But of course we all know what happens when you try to do that. First you get nauseous and vomit. And then you begin to fear for humanity itself. This is…

High Earners Adrift

Many of my readers have skills they can apply to earn incomes that are far above average — if they desire to apply those skills for that purpose. A lot of them are programmers or engineers. Some know how to invest or trade stocks. Some are just really good poker players. These people can earn […]

High Earners Adrift

Many of my readers have skills they can apply to earn incomes that are far above average — if they desire to apply those skills for that purpose. A lot of them are programmers or engineers. Some know how to invest or trade stocks. Some are just really good poker players. These people can earn…

Exploring Without Neediness

Have you ever thought about what the world wants from you, as opposed to what you want to give? When you think about your life purpose, is the focus mainly on what you can supply? Does your purpose stem from what you desire to give, such as sharing music if you like music or coaching […]