Self-Help List

By Leo Babauta Say thank you to everything and everyone, even to your grief and those who frustrate you. Ask how you want to use this gift of a day. See this moment as the most important moment in the world, and don’t wait to be happy. Do every task out of love for someone […]

Did We Find the Vulcans?

Did we just find an alien signal from outer space? Maybe.
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Short Read: The Zen Habits Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness (ebook)

By Leo Babauta I’m happy to share with you a new “short read” ebook that I’ve written: the Zen Habits Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness. I’ve written this for absolute or near beginners, who would like to bring mindfulness into their lives … or who are struggling with: Procrastination Creating better habits Frustration, disappointment, feeling stuck […]

Controlling Your Own Schedule

Sometimes people use their job as their blanket excuse for not being in control of their schedule. “Oh… I can’t because I have a job,” is the main reason people give for not being able to do 30-day trials, experience extended travel, and do immersive deep dives. However, during periods without a job, these same…

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An Overlooked Factor in Creating Positive Change

By Leo Babauta I’ve created more positive changes in the last 11 years than I can count: from health and fitness to mindfulness and happiness; from productivity and finance to clutter and relationships. There are lots of factors that are incredibly important in creating any positive change: starting small, taking small steps all along the […]

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PhotoReading Mindfest (Free)

Learning Strategies is hosting a free audio streaming event this week, intended to help you significantly increase your reading speed. It’s called the PhotoReading Mindfest and runs August 15-20, 2016. You can access the Mindfest via your web browser or phone, and each day there’s a new lesson for you to listen to. The first…

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To Those Who Are Struggling

By Leo Babauta On Twitter I met a struggling soul who shared a lack of friends, family, motivation, self-esteem and confidence. I feel for him because I know what it’s like to struggle, to feel down and even depressed, to have no motivation. I have suffered from confidence problems, many times. So I’m writing this […]

To Those Who Are Struggling

By Leo Babauta On Twitter I met a struggling soul who shared a lack of friends, family, motivation, self-esteem and confidence. I feel for him because I know what it’s like to struggle, to feel down and even depressed, to have no motivation. I have suffered from confidence problems, many times. So I’m writing this […]