Monthly Archive: May 2021

Aligned Solutions

Aligned Solutions

Aligning your life can be very challenging. By alignment I’m referring to harmonious interactions among your: thoughts feelings frames / perspectives lifestyle living situation relationships values desires goals intentions work finances health body family friendships social life personality We all have misalignments to deal with in one of more areas of life. Are you actively…

The High Bar of Expectations Can Crush Our Creativity

The High Bar of Expectations Can Crush Our Creativity

By Leo Babauta I have clients who really set high standards for themselves: they want to write amazing blog posts, create inspiring music, profound works of art, a thriving business that reaches hundreds of thousands of people. These are beautiful aspirations, and I love what we are aiming for. It’s amazing! And yet, if you […]

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Getting Bored with Habits vs. Living More Spontaneously

Getting Bored with Habits vs. Living More Spontaneously

Hi. Meet reality. It looks like this:(The Slight Edge chart) Only what you do consistently over a long period matters. The consequences of your spontaneous actions are irrelevant in the long run. Today you spontaneously decide to sit on a couch and binge-watch a series on Netflix. Tomorrow you spontaneously decide to go for a […]

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Your Relationship With Your Alarm Clock

Your Relationship With Your Alarm Clock

If you use an alarm clock to wake up in the morning, think about relationship you’d like to create with your alarm clock. What would be the healthiest and happiest version of that relationship for you? If you were an alarm clock, what kind of relationship would you want to have with your human? For…

Alignment and Diversity

Alignment and Diversity

For the annual launch of Conscious Growth Club last month, I mentioned before that I focused on alignment instead of growth. I deliberately avoided investing in obvious pathways to growth that might attract members who wouldn’t be so well aligned with CGC’s values and culture. Interestingly, CGC grew in size by about 20%, and CGC’s…

Ninety Fifth Income Report – February 2021 ($ 2,689.34)

Ninety Fifth Income Report – February 2021 ($ 2,689.34)

Are you curious about a 3-month delay? I explained it in my first income report. I hired a VA from Philippines. I knew from the outset she was not a perfect fit, but I decided to hire her anyway. Partly, out of laziness. I was so overwhelmed that I didn’t bother to look for another […]

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Training to Be Relaxed in Stressful Situations

Training to Be Relaxed in Stressful Situations

By Leo Babauta Many of us face things every day that stress us out: overwhelming number of tasks, a big meeting, a project that feels really tough, behind on paying bills, someone is upset at us, there’s a family crisis, the world feels chaotic. Can we find a way to be relaxed in almost any […]

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A Well Lived Life of Purpose

Most of the people I know and work with want a life of meaning and purpose, not a life where we just get by … A well lived life, that feels meaningful. But this isn’t taught in schools, and most of us feel completely unsure of how to move towards this.