Stateless

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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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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Essential Zen Habits of 2020

By Leo Babauta What a freaking year it’s been. I don’t need to tell you. It’s been chaos and grief and frustration and anxiety and much more. It’s also been a year of growth for me, and for my mission. In fact, in that area, it’s been one of the best years ever. In this […]

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How to Improve Any Moment

By Leo Babauta The title of this article is a bit misleading, because every moment is already perfect and doesn’t need to be improved. But our experience of the moment can be fraught with difficulty, and we have the power to create a new experience in each moment. The problems we face stem from our […]

Reminder: 8 Practices to Get Still & Calm

By Leo Babauta These days, it’s always nice to have reminders to become present, to pause into stillness, and to calm ourselves down. Chaos rules most of our lives, and every reminder we get can be helpful. Today I’m going to share some simple practices that won’t be new to most of you, but that […]

Create a More Spacious Life

By Leo Babauta Contemplating on how I want to live recently, I became clear in the last few months that I needed to create more space in my life. My life is full, which is a wonderful thing — I have lots of people in my life who care about me, want to spend time with […]

14 Lessons Learned from Fearless Mastery

By Leo Babauta In the last 6 months, my team and I have been working to support a group of fearless leaders in our Fearless Mastery mastermind program. And they have been breathtaking. We’ve gone deep with them, they’ve created personal transformation and huge accomplishments with what they’re doing with their mission in the world. […]

A Guide to Being in Action

By Leo Babauta A have a couple of clients who’ve been stuck in inaction for months now, and they’re desperate to get into action. So we’ve set up structure and training so they can train themselves to be in action much more of the time. It’s trainable, if you’re willing to commit yourself. In this […]