Meditating in the Middle of Chaos

By Leo Babauta The wind and rain were swirling around me powerfully, as I sat in my mom’s tropical flower garden in Guam and meditated. A tropical storm was passing close to Guam, where I’m living at the moment, and I decided to go out into the strong winds and torrential rain to meditate for […]

The Rule of the Edge

By Leo Babauta In all of my many challenges and habit changes and book writing and learning, I’ve found one thing to be the most powerfully beneficial to all growth, learning and training. I call it the Rule of the Edge. Here’s the rule: practice at your edge most of the time. And this rule […]

Training in Uncertainty

“We are always in transition. If you can just relax with that, you’ll have no problem.” -Chogyam Trungpa By Leo Babauta I’ve been training in uncertainty for a few years now. I realized that the people I coach and teach are just like me: we feel shaky, scared, anxious, uncomfortable when we are faced with […]