The 12 Week Plan Book Review

“The 12 Week Year” is a very good book and a very useful concept, especially for those who repeatedly struggle with accomplishing their yearly goals. Ups, I spilled the beans, but the main idea here is to set your goals and plan for them four times a year, not just once. And it makes all […]

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The #1 Reason People Fail at 30-Day Challenges

Many people fail with 30-day challenges, usually not making it past the first week. And the #1 reason for failure is that they didn’t make a crystal clear commitment to do a specific activity for all 30 days. Giving your mind a clear enough commitment is a key to success with 30-day challenges. Committing to…

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Learning Guitar

As I noted in last week’s post on self-trust, I’ve been thinking about the next 20-25 years of my life and what regrets I might have if I don’t make certain changes soon. This may surprise you, but one of my biggest regrets in life is that I never learned to play a musical instrument.…

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Conscious Conversations

In Conscious Growth Club we’re exploring a new way of providing value for members, which is to have a “conscious conversation” with a very growth-oriented person and invite all members to participate. This is a live video call where I have an interesting conversation with someone, say for about 90 minutes. All members can join…

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Two Coaching Spots With Leo Now Open

“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.” ― Rumi By Leo Babauta My friends, I’m opening up two spots for my 1-on-1 coaching service, which is aimed for those who would like to start changing their lives, shifting their patterns, and starting true transformation. I’m looking for people who: Are doing […]

Trusting Yourself

I recently made lists of my most personally meaningful accomplishments and experiences as well as my biggest regrets and mistakes of the past 25 years. Then I spent about 90 minutes looking for lessons and patterns in both lists. The #1 lesson was pretty clear. My biggest gains came largely from taking bold, committed action…

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A Mindful Method for When You’re Tired

By Leo Babauta My family & I flew back to California after nine months of being in Guam, and boy are our arms tired! OK, our entire bodies are tired, and our brains — we’re suffering from jet lag and feeling tired during the day. This isn’t necessarily a problem — jet lag is to […]

Riding the Turbulence of Life Like a Wave

By Leo Babauta We’re in the middle of a big move back to California from Guam, and things are in great flux. Saying goodby to everyone, packing and shipping stuff, not having a home yet, traveling with kids on a couple long flights, moving our old stuff from storage in a U-Haul, finding our way […]

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How to Make Yourself Better Each Day

I know a method that is amazingly effective. It works for me. It works for every human being because we are created to utilize it. It’s very simple, but it isn’t easy. It works like magic; it works on autopilot with little to no conscious effort. It works every day. I know a method that […]