Heart-Centered Traveling

This month Rachelle and I are traveling through Europe again. We flew to Switzerland for the Lifestyle Design Convention in Zurich on January 10-11, where I shared stories and lessons about discovering and following a heart-centered, growth-oriented life path. The conference was a great success, and Kai Christen has already decided to host it again in January 2016. This is […]

Baby Makes Eight: Raising Six Kids – Part 1

The Babauta family. Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. Last March, my wife gave birth to a beautiful baby girl, Noelle Cayce. She became our sixth kid, and within the space of a few years, our house had suddenly become very full. A little background is in order: my wife and I…

The Value (and Cost) of Experiences

One major theme I’ve observed in a large number of recent personal finance books and articles is the idea of valuing experiences over things. For example, it’s more financially sensible to lead a spartan life filled with many memorable experiences than it is to subscribe to the consumer lifestyle. I’ve hinted at this concept several…

CouchSurfing is a cheap way to stay abroad

CouchSurfing seeks to internationally network people and places, create educational exchanges, raise collective consciousness, spread tolerance, and facilitate cultural understanding. As a community couchsurfing.com strive to do their individual and collective parts to make the world a better place, and they believe that the surfing of couches is a means to accomplish this goal. CouchSurfing…