By Leo Babauta Stress is a killer. It contributes to health problems, unhappiness, depression, relationship problems, and more. We’re always going to have some stress in our lives, but how can we manage it? By finding the cause, and working with that cause. In my mindfulness experiments, I’ve found that the root cause of stress […]
If you have a minute, I’d love it if you would share your answer to the following question via my contact form: What are your biggest problems or challenges with respect to the way your mind seems to work? In other words, does your mind ever seem to work against you, and if so, how…
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By Leo Babauta Forming new habits can be life-changing — if you start meditating, create a simple exercise habit, and eat more vegetables, you health and happiness can be transformed in a matter of months. But sticking to a habit can be difficult, because life gets in the way. And we get discouraged when the […]
My mailing list provider, Aweber, has been having technical issues lately with respect to my account, so if you recently tried to sign up for the mailing list and received an error message, I’m aware of the problem. I’ve been in touch with their support to try to fix it, but so far they haven’t…
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By Leo Babauta There are so many benefits to exercise, from cancer prevention to brain health, from heart health to better weight management, from stronger bones to less stress and more happiness … so why is it so hard for most people to stick to a regular exercise habit? It turns out that there’s really […]
Human logic is incredibly limited. Even our best logic is layered upon emotional biases and instinctual behaviors. Logic doesn’t care if we learn and grow. Logic doesn’t care if we’re happy or miserable. Logic doesn’t care if we live or die. Fortunately, logic is only one tool for making decisions. Our bodies have many more…
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I’m looking for some extra feedback on the following question: What is your #1 problem or challenge with respect to overcoming scarcity and/or experiencing abundance? If you’d like to share your answer, please send it via my contact form. I’d appreciate it.
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By Leo Babauta I’m a big fan of exercise challenges. I’ve used challenges to change my health and fitness habits, including: Pushup challenges with my wife & kids Burpee challenge with a friend Online group exercise challenges Workout and diet challenges with my wife (we got rewards if we stuck to the challenge) Accountability challenges […]
The 5th annual Health Healing Happiness Conference is June 10-12, 2016 in Las Vegas. Speakers include Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Dr. John McDougall, and many others. It includes a vegan lunch buffet too.
I know the organizer and may go to the conference too, so…
By Leo Babauta We are, all of us, amazing at avoiding things. Our minds are less “thinking machines” than they are “avoiding machines.” And the incredible thing is that we aren’t even usually aware that we’re avoiding thinking about something. I’ll give you a few examples: Right now you’re reading this article but probably avoiding […]