The Guilt of Not Working More, When We’re Done for the Day

By Leo Babauta At the end of a day of work, there can be a simple practice of wrapping things up and shutting down for the day. But so many of us feel guilty at simply stopping, and this feeling that we should be doing more … it drives some of us to keep going […]

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Creating Impact When You’re Overwhelmed

By Leo Babauta Our lives can be chaotic and overwhelming, and we can feel like we’re struggling to stay afloat. We feel behind, stressed, distracted, undisciplined, unworthy. And in the middle of all of this, we want to do our meaningful work. We want to create an impact. How can we find focus and create […]

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Positive Feedback Loops

By Leo Babauta Let’s say you want to be more disciplined about your day … you might tell yourself, “I’m going to wake every morning, meditate for 15 minutes, plan my Most Important Tasks, and then get started and follow the plan. No doubts about it.” And then your plan gets hit by distraction or […]

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The Quest for Impact, Not Productivity

By Leo Babauta There once was a young man named Brabu, who discovered at a young age he had a superpower: he could make things move just by waving his hands.  Brabu found delight in this at first, making sticks and leaves float in the air, playing wildly in the forests and ocean, the world […]

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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 […]