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  • The Deep Uncertainty of Meaningful Work

    By Leo Babauta A man I know wanted to create a non-profit organization that was going to help give people a voice who don’t have that voice in our society. He felt really strongly about this issue, and knew that this would have a big impact on people who he cared deeply about. But he […] …

  • 22 Best Mindfulness Books for Kids

    In a fast-paced, heavily distracting and often confusing world, small minds are bombarded with emotions and feelings that are often difficult to understand and cope with. For this reason, studies show that children are increasingly suffering from stress, anxiety, and [Read More] …

  • The Two Most Powerful Ways to Create a Healthy Eating Pattern

    By Leo Babauta While most people want to find a way to eat healthier, they are up against forces stronger than they understand. Sure, we’d like to eat healthier — but then why do we keep failing? Why are most of us getting heavier over time, despite our best efforts? To figure out a better […] …

  • Why You’re Never Too Old to Start Again

    The biggest mistake people make is that they quit too early. They give up on themselves. I don’t mean early as in one year in, or even one week or one month. I’m talking about quitting before your 30, before [Read More] …

  • How to Do Your Scariest Tasks of the Day, with Joy

    By Leo Babauta In my Fearless Training Program, one of our members talked about how she gets a lot done during the day, but inevitably puts off her two scariest tasks, and doesn’t get them done. Does that sound familiar to you? Putting off the hardest tasks of the day is a common affliction for […] …

  • How to Make a New Year’s Resolution That Works

    Most people set a broad New Year’s Resolution, one that they have probably set a number of times before. While setting a New Year’s resolution feels positive at the time, the outcome can end up feeling quite negative. For example: [Read More] …

  • The Underestimated Importance of Encouragement in Habit Change

    By Leo Babauta When we’re trying to change a habit — whether its exercise or meditation or writing or quitting smoking — there are two key factors whose power most people don’t understand. The two factors are encouragement and discouragement. Let me walk you through an example. Michael wants to change his diet, and so […] …

  • Moving Life Advice from a Dying Woman

    This post was originally written on Facebook by a beautiful young woman named Holly Butcher. She wrote it before she lost her battle with Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare form of cancer. Holly was 27-years-old when she passed away. Her last letter is [Read More] …

  • A Simple Mindful Method to Deal with Tiredness, Loneliness & Stress

    “I discovered that when I believed my thoughts, I suffered, but that when I didn’t believe them, I didn’t suffer, and that this is true for every human being. Freedom is as simple as that. I found a joy within me that has never disappeared, not for a single moment. That joy is in everyone, […] …

  • How to Meditate: The Easy Meditation Guide

    Starting a meditation practice may be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. But how exactly do you begin? What is meditation and what kind will be right for you? Perhaps you’ve heard that meditating has positive benefits, but [Read More] …

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