New Productivity Interview: Your Relationship With Your Work

Here’s a new podcast interview I did with Peter Akkies from How They Get Stuff Done, which shares some unique insights about how to be more productive. Instead of the usual low-level hacks, this interview focuses on improving your core relationships with your work and projects. A natural productive flow becomes easier and more consistent…


Driven by Curiosity

People often ask me what drives me. While there can be many motivations for taking action, I’d say that one of my biggest drivers is curiosity. I love to learn, and I find it most valuable to learn through hands-on direct experience. In my early years of exploring personal development, I did a combination of…


By Leo Babauta Every day, we are dealing with a thousand things, overrun by emails and messages and tasks and chores … and it can become overwhelming and shut us down. I’d like to talk about an idea I’ve been working with, called the Stateless Protocol. It’s meant to reduce the overwhelm and help us […]

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The Challenge of Doing Hard Challenges

By Leo Babauta This year, I’m doing a series of 40-day discomfort challenges, as a way to continue my training in falling in love with discomfort and uncertainty. It’s a training I’ve been doing for 1 1/2 decades now, but I’ve been deepening into it even more in the last 5 years. And now I […]

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Speed Upgrades

You may have noticed that pages on are loading faster than before. That’s because I switched to a different web host yesterday. This site was previously hosted on Siteground since 2016. I was happy with Siteground in the beginning, but I feel they’ve been going downhill for the past year or so, and there’s…


How to Do the Thing You’re Avoiding

By Leo Babauta Most of us have something on our task list we’re avoiding. Or a project we’ve been putting off. Think for a moment: what’s the task or project you’ve been avoiding lately? Some possibilities: That report you don’t want to write Your book or blog you’ve been meaning to write The business you’ve […]

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Going Facebook-Free for 2021

This week I closed my Facebook page and profile and deleted the app, so I’m no longer on Facebook. I’m looking forward to a Facebook-free year. I had left the service before but rejoined about 4 years ago to participate in a paid one-year coaching program, which led to more paid programs that involved Facebook…