Five Ways to Simplify Your Life

by Leo Babauta One of the great joys of my life is living simply, and every now and then finding ways to return to simplicity. Life tends to get complicated with time, and so I find ways to simplify. I’ve done lists with 100 ways to simplify, but obviously that’s not very simple! So today … Continue reading Five Ways to Simplify Your Life

How to Get More Committed to Yourself

by Leo Babauta While it is easy to show up to appointments we make with other people … I’ve noticed that most people struggle with commitments they make with themselves. If you say you’re going to exercise, meditate, write, journal, work on a project … but then you don’t stick to that commitment … it … Continue reading How to Get More Committed to Yourself

Why Perfectionism Stops Us from Creating New Habits

By Leo Babauta When we decide to create a new habit — exercise, healthy eating, meditation, writing — we can get excited and optimistic, and have an idea of how it will go perfectly. This is such a hopeful time! Unfortunately, reality has other plans. Our perfect idea of how our new habit will go … Continue reading Why Perfectionism Stops Us from Creating New Habits

Overwhelm: The Survival Guide

by Leo Babauta Feeling overwhelmed with work and personal tasks is one of the biggest problems that the people I work with are facing. It turns out, our lives can be pretty overwhelming. There’s so much to do, never enough time to do it, and who knows what we should be focusing on? We’re always … Continue reading Overwhelm: The Survival Guide

Uncommon Recommendations That Will Significantly Increase Home Office Productivity

If you work from home, you're certainly aware of how difficult it is to be productive and get work done when you're surrounded by distractions. When your work setting is the same as your home environment, whether all the time or occasionally, it's far too simple to manufacture excuses to go to the kitchen or … Continue reading Uncommon Recommendations That Will Significantly Increase Home Office Productivity