By Leo Babauta We’re in the midst of the holiday season, and with that can come a lot of abundance: It’s a beautiful season, but it can be a lot! In this article, I’m going to share some thoughts on creating a slower holiday season. Imagine a season of reflection and slowing down. A season […]
Author: Leo Babauta
By Leo Babauta You start the day with the feeling: there’s a bunch of things I need to do right away. Then the rest of the day, you’re driven by the feeling that there’s so much to do, and you’re behind on it all. You finish the day with the same feeling, and it carries […]
People have often told me that they’re surprised by how much I get done during the week, from team members to clients. I’m not saying that to brag, but to relate that I forget how much work I’ve done to be able to make a bigger impact in the world.
This morning I was eating a really simple meal, with minimal seasoning, and I savored its deliciousness. Often I go the opposite way: I eat too much, too quickly, with an overwhelming number of flavors. And I barely taste any of it.
The way most of us take on our work, or anything else in our lives, is that we do it because we’re supposed to, we have to, we’re obligated to, we’re expected to, we should.
A year ago, my team & I started a grand experiment in our Fearless Living Academy, designed to create the best training possible for learning to face and deal with uncertainty in our lives.
Our days can be overwhelming, and because of this, many people put off their creative work — it just doesn’t feel possible.
When things are changing rapidly, and an overwhelming number of things are coming at you … it can be tough to navigate.
A lot of the people I work with feel a lot of heaviness in what they’re taking on — whether it’s work, their finances, relationships, health, etc.
If you’re trying to lose weight or gain muscle, you can work really hard at it for a week … and see no change.