Conscious Mind Workshop $100 Discount Ends Aug 2nd

The $100 early bird discount for the Conscious Mind Workshop ends on August 2nd, so the price goes up by $100 starting on August 3rd. That’s less than a week away. About 80% of the people who attend a workshop take advantage of the $100 discount and sign up early. The Conscious Mind Workshop is…

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Conscious Abundance Workshop Kicks Off This Weekend

The Conscious Abundance Workshop starts this weekend, July 29-31, in Las Vegas. I’m really looking forward to it. 🙂 We’re also doing a pre-workshop meetup on the Thursday evening before the workshop, so attendees will have a chance to meet and connect socially before the actual event. The meetup details were emailed to all attendees.…

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Mental Badassery: Becoming Aware of the Stories We Tell Ourselves

By Leo Babauta There’s a hidden mechanism that creates unhappiness, difficulty changing habits, relationship problems, frustration, anger and disappointment. Barely anyone is aware of this hidden mechanism, even though it’s happening all the time, in all of us. It’s the stories we tell ourselves. We do it all day long: we tell ourselves a story […]

Dealing with Irrational People

How do you deal with irrational people in your life? Do they frustrate you? Do you feel a strong need to make such people see reason? Have you been successful with this approach? Of course we all have some rational and irrational aspects, so labeling another person as all-around irrational may be a bit of…

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Promoting a Live Event: Convincing vs. Inviting

It probably won’t surprise you that I’ve received some emails from people who say they’d like to attend an upcoming workshop but that it would be a financial challenge to make it happen. Some people have pointed out the irony of not being able to afford the Conscious Abundance Workshop. My response is normally just…

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8 Experiments in Motivation

By Leo Babauta I was talking to a 19-year-old recently and he has been struggling with motivation. His problem goes like this: he gets excited about starting a project or plan, and is very motivated at the start … but after a few days, that feeling dies down, and he starts procrastinating. He really does […]

My Personal Fat-Loss Plan

By Leo Babauta I think I’m not the only one among us who wants to lose fat. I’m embarking on a 2-month fat-loss plan, and I thought I’d share it with you in case you’re interested. Some background: when I started this blog, almost 10 years ago, I was overweight but had already made a […]

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A Mindful Shift of Focus

By Leo Babauta Throughout the day, we get frustrated, irritated, angry. We are frustrated in traffic, when a loved one doesn’t behave the way we like, when someone tells us we’re wrong, when technology doesn’t work the way we want, when dinner is ruined, among many other daily stresses. These frustrations can build up into […]

Conscious Abundance Workshop – Final Reminder

Today (Monday, July 11) is the last day for the early bird discount for the upcoming Conscious Abundance Workshop in Las Vegas. So if you want to take advantage of the discount and save $100, please sign up today. 🙂 To make your travel planning easier, check out the Workshop FAQ. It includes lots of…

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How to Tip From Scarcity to Abundance

You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it becomes the cup. When you pour water in a bottle, it becomes the bottle. When you pour water in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Water can drip and it can crash. Become like water, my friend. ― Bruce Lee…

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