Mindfully Shifting Your Approach to a Task Can Shift Everything

By Leo Babauta There’s a subtle, mindful shift that we can make as we tackle any task, enter any project, start any conversation, move into any activity … and this small shift can make a huge difference. The shift is a softening, a warming, an opening. And that might not sound very powerful, but it […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Guide to Letting Go of Stress

By Leo Babauta We all deal with stress on a daily basis — whether it’s the stress of being busy and overwhelmed at work, having to deal with personal crises, traffic, relationships, health, finances … stress can be a big part of our lives. And stress has some strong effects: it makes us less happy, […]

The Practice of Letting Go

By Leo Babauta There are a number of times when our mind clings to something tightly, and it is rarely helpful: I am right, the other person is wrong That person is living their life in the wrong way, they should change My preference is the best way, others are wrong This is the thing […]

A More Deliberate Way of Living

By Leo Babauta Our lives are often spent in a rush, almost on autopilot, drifting from one wave of busyness and distraction to another, adrift in a sea of crises and urges. There’s noise and quick tasks, lots of tabs, messages and requests, demands on our attention, multitasking, mind scattered everywhere. The nature of the […]