Health Healing and Happiness Conference in Las Vegas in June

I’ll be speaking at the Health, Healing, and Happiness conference in Las Vegas, June 9-11, 2017. I went to this conference as a regular paid attendee last year and loved it, especially the top notch speakers and the amazing all-vegan food they served throughout the weekend. I made a number of dietary improvements after that…

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How to Tell if You Have a Healthy Brain

Neurological imbalances can show up as psychological, behavioral, and motivational problems. If we try to treat these problems at the psychological or behavioral levels, however, we can’t effectively cure them because the problems have physical causes, such as a buildup of toxicity in the brain. It’s my opinion that a wide swath of personal development…

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Coaching Program Update

If you’re interested in more details about the upcoming one-year coaching program to be launched in Spring 2017, I added a 16,000-word design doc to share the evolving design. I’ve received feedback on this project from hundreds of interested readers so far, so I’ve been working hard to carefully consider suggestions and incorporate the best…

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A Mindful Guide to Email in 20 Minutes a Day

By Leo Babauta I recently did a challenge with my friend Jesse of Samovar Tea: check email just twice a day (at 10am and 4pm) for 30 minutes a session. In addition, we couldn’t check email in the morning unless we did an hour on a specific project that morning. It ended up that on […]

A Guide to the Basic Anxiety of Life

By Leo Babauta Underlying much of what we do is an uncertainty, an anxiety, a fear, doubts, dissatisfaction … And we react to these anxieties, dissatisfaction and uncertainty in so many unhelpful ways: we seek distraction, we eat unhealthy food, we procrastinate, we get caught in a cycle of anxiety and unhappiness, we lash out […]

StevePavlina.com switched to https

StevePavlina.com is now configured to automatically use SSL for all pages on the site, so you should see every page here using https in your browser. This means that all communication to and from the site is encrypted, including the contact form. In the past I only used SSL for order forms, but the trend…

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Join Me: The Zen Habits Mindfulness Retreat in April

By Leo Babauta I’m excited to announce my first retreat: the Zen Habits Mindfulness Retreat in San Francisco! The urban retreat will be held over a weekend, on April 21-23, 2017. It’s aimed at teaching you key mindfulness skills that can help you transform your life. There are limited spots (at 3 different levels), so […]

The Compassionate Way to Health & Fitness

By Leo Babauta Lots of us would like a better body, an amazing workout habit, and a diet that celebrities would die for. OK, maybe that’s an exaggeration, but most of us definitely have an ideal when it comes to fitness. We want to be super healthy, and we strive for it. Maybe we strive […]

Becoming Addiction-Free

How many addictions do you currently have? Are you addicted to smoking, caffeine, sugar, alcohol, any other drugs, the Internet, porn, masturbation, sex, orgasm, gambling, shopping, work, TV, movies, social media, video games, food, or anything else? What behaviors do you perform compulsively, even though they don’t really serve you in the long run? The…

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Becoming Addiction-Free

How many addictions do you currently have? Are you addicted to smoking, caffeine, sugar, alcohol, any other drugs, the Internet, porn, masturbation, sex, orgasm, gambling, shopping, work, TV, movies, social media, video games, food, or anything else? What behaviors do you perform compulsively, even though they don’t really serve you in the long run? The…