How to Not Believe Your Ultra-Persuasive Rationalizations

By Leo Babauta I’ve come to realize that smart people are very good at creating super persuasive arguments for why the shouldn’t do the thing they’re fearing doing. This past week, I’ve worked with half a dozen intelligent people who have convinced themselves to give in to their resistance, over and over. They’re persuasive, convincing […]

A Magical Way to Work with Our Habitual Patterns

“You have Within you more love than you could ever understand.” ~Rumi By Leo Babauta Every day, I work with people trying to shift their habitual patterns: procrastination, avoidance, escape, reaching for comfort foods or other comforts like video games or watching videos, distraction, complaining, lashing out at others, ignoring problems, and more. These habitual […]

Why We Never Have Enough Time & What to Do About It

By Leo Babauta Everyone I know has this problem: there never seems to be enough time in the day for everything we need or want to do. We have a pile of tasks and projects to do, endless messages and emails to respond to, and even if we work with focus and no distractions (that’s […]

Live on Purpose

“Our purpose here on earth: to manifest the very nature of our spirit, which is touched by the spirit of God.” ~Rumi By Leo Babauta So often we live our lives drifting, getting by, trying to find comfort and pleasure, doing what we need to do, doing things out of habit, getting lost in the […]

The Fearless Purpose Training Package: A System for the Uncertainty of Your Meaningful Work

“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.” ~Rumi By Leo Babauta Today I’m releasing a training package called Fearless Purpose that is the culmination of the last few years of my life’s work. The ebook & training system are about fearlessly training in the uncertainty and anxiety that gets in the […]

The Create Daily Challenge

By Leo Babauta This month I invite you to work on creativity and discipline in one habit in what I’m calling the Create Daily Challenge. It’s about practicing the discipline of creating space to create something. Every day. The challenge is to create space to create daily. Who has time to create something every day? […]