Practice Makes Master – The Talent Code review

Nothing new under the sun, right? Well, yes and no. The ‘practice makes master’ adage was around for centuries. What The Talent Code does with it is takes it to the biological level. And I appreciate that very much.   This book had some downsides and some upsides. Traditionally, let’s start from… CONS 1. Narration. […]

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The Mindful Fitness Challenge

By Leo Babauta As New Year’s resolutions fade and we realize we need to try something else to get fit … I invite you to try a combination of two things that I’ve found to work really well: Mindfulness: As I’ve said many times before, mindfulness is such a powerful and fundamental practice that helps form […]

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My Goals for 2019

My yearly goals didn’t go as bad as usual in 2018. I’m a bit more hopeful about 2019. I still credit the meager success I got in 2018 to the fact that I’m more in control of my schedule. And maybe more in control of my mind. In the past, not reaching a certain milestone […]

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Getting Started with Traveling Ultralight

“He who would travel happily must travel light.” -Antoine de Saint-Exupéry By Leo Babauta I’m on a trip at the moment, and a friend who generously let me sleep on his couch looked at my small travel backpack and commented on how little I travel with: “That’s impressive,” he said. I was a little surprised, […]

The Rule of the Edge

By Leo Babauta In all of my many challenges and habit changes and book writing and learning, I’ve found one thing to be the most powerfully beneficial to all growth, learning and training. I call it the Rule of the Edge. Here’s the rule: practice at your edge most of the time. And this rule […]

The Beautiful and Scary Practice of Moving Closer

By Leo Babauta Life is full of all kinds of stresses, and each of us has habitual ways of reacting to those stresses — we procrastinate, run to comforts, lash out or distance ourselves from others, try to exit from a stressful place, mentally complain about others. The sad effect of these habitual reactions is […]