Category : Zen

Zen / Being Zen - 3 days ago

A Guide to Developing the Self-Discipline Habit

By Leo Babauta One of the most important life skills to develop, for those just starting out in life (and everyone else!), is the skill of self-discipline. It’s like a superpower: when I developed some self-discipline, I started exercising and...

Zen / Being Zen - 1 week ago

Small Actions, Huge Impact

By Leo Babauta Most people get hung up because of a few reasons: A task or project is too intimidating/overwhelming, so they put it off. Sticking to new habits is hard, so they fail after a week or two. Life becomes overwhelming, because there’...

Zen / Being Zen - 2 weeks ago

The Magic of Being Held By the World

By Leo Babauta Right now, as you read this article, you are being held up by an invisible, magic web. Consider the following, with gratitude in your heart: You are reading an article written for you by me, sent across the Internet thanks to the work...

Zen / Being Zen - 3 weeks ago

3 Little Reminders that Will Make You Feel Way Less Alone

In the midst of bad days and hard times, it’s easy to look around and see a bunch of people who seem to be doing perfectly fine.  But I assure you they’re not.  We’re all struggling in our own unique way, every single day.  And if we could just be b...

Zen / Being Zen - 1 month ago

The 5 Keys to Forming Any Habit

By Leo Babauta We all struggle with our habits — sticking to them, staying motivated, getting started, dealing with disruptions, it can become a big struggle. And yet, to change our habits is to change our lives. If we can’t make habit changes,...

Zen / Being Zen - 1 month ago

The 5 Advantages of Being a Female Entrepreneur

While it is easy to count the difficulties of being a woman, it is also easy to think up some significant positives: We live longer, we tend to communicate better, we enjoy freer fashion, and more of us are college-educated. Similarly, it is easy for...

Zen / Being Zen - 1 month ago

A Guide to Fear Mastery

By Leo Babauta We normally think of fear as something that’s holding us back, or something to be avoided … but what if we could see it as a powerful tool? What if we could master that tool? We’d become masters at life, able to push...