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  • The Most Neglected & Powerful Act of Self-Care

    By Leo Babauta Many of us are (rightfully) focused on taking care of our health, eating nourishing whole foods and trying to be active … while meditating and flossing and taking some time of disconnection, away from devices. These are wonderful acts of self-care, and they are necessary and important. But there’s one act of […] …

  • How Hypnosis Can Help You Access Mindfulness in Difficult Times

    The concept of mindfulness is easy enough to understand. The idea is to focus your awareness on the present moment. You acknowledge and accept your thoughts and feelings  as part of that presence without letting thoughts of the past, or [Read More]
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  • Cutting Through Indecision & Overthinking

    By Leo Babauta I’ve been working with a few people who are very intelligent, very competent, and very talented — but they get stuck in indecision and analysis paralysis. In effect, overthinking and getting lost in endless options reduces their effectiveness and intelligence by producing inaction. Taking any action is likely to be better than inaction […] …

  • How the Law of Cause & Effect Controls Our Lives & What to Do About It

    The law of cause and effect is a very simple principle For every effect in your life there is a specific cause. Sometimes it is referred to as the iron law of the universe. The premise is that everything happens [Read More]
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  • Finding Groundedness in the Age of Anxiety

    By Leo Babauta We live in uncertain times. Actually, things have always felt uncertain to the people who live in those times, but these days it might feel even more heightened, with the hyperconnectivity of the internet, social media and constant messaging, comparing ourselves to everyone else, and a very tense, divisive political situation (not […] …

  • Reviewing the M Word Meditation Quest – with Emily Fletcher

    What really interested me about Emily Fletcher was her backstory. Emily went from Broadway actress – Chicago, The Producers & A Chorus Line – to meditation teacher, swapping the glitz and the glamour for what one might say is more of [Read More]
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  • The Courageous Self-Discipline Challenge

    By Leo Babauta Who among us doesn’t procrastinate? Who comes up with a wonderfully prioritized plan for the day and sticks to it, without putting off the hard stuff and running to distraction or busywork or comfort? There may be some of you out there who are incredibly disciplined, but I’d say it’s fairly uncommon. […] …

  • A Guide to Self-Concept: Meaning, Real-Life Examples, & How to Change Yours

    Self-concept is a term commonly used in psychology. One’s self-concept is a collection of beliefs about oneself. These beliefs are constructed from experiences and the influences of environment and others. In this post I’ll walk through some real-life self-concept examples, [Read More]
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  • The Beautiful Mornings Challenge: Create a Sacred Morning Routine

    By Leo Babauta Our days are filled with chaos, busyness and noise — often with very little time for intentional activity, quiet, solitude, mindfulness. But we can intentionally create that lovely, mindful space that we crave. Today I invite you to join me and a thousand others in my Sea Change Program as we launching […] …

  • Develop the Powerful Habit of Mindful Focus

    By Leo Babauta Creating a life of focus, purpose and mindfulness is a tough thing these days. If you’re like me, you want to bring forth your gifts to the world, but you’re pulled in a thousand directions, plagued by overwhelm, distractions, a ton of messages and emails, and so many obligations that it’s causing […] …

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