When Others Frustrate You

Below is a guestblog posting by Leo Babauta. Maybe the other English Articles on this blog, are also interesting for you. For new Dutch articles: Jeroen Kratsborn will post them in 2015 mainly on his LinkedIn blog. Please check it out when you can read Dutch (Nederlands )!   Enter Leo: There’s a way of being ...

The Case for Replacing Exercise with Play

This is a guestblogposting by Leo Babauta The Great White Whale when it comes to forming new habits, for most people, is exercise. Along with eating your vegetables, meditation, getting good sleep and quitting smoking, exercise is probably the most important habit change anyone can make. And yet, most people struggle with creating a lasting exercise ...

Happiness is Uncovering What You Already Have

This is a guestblogposting, written by Leo Babauta. When I set out to convert my unhappiness with my life into happiness, about 7 years ago, I had some ideas about how to do it. I was going to get out of debt and lose weight and get a better job and declutter my house and get ...

9 Mindfulness Rituals that improve your day …

“Smile, breathe and go slowly.” - Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen Buddhist monk This is a Guestblogposting written by Leo Babauta.   Are you simply moving through your day, without fully living? I did this for many years. It was as if life were just passing by, and I was waiting for something to happen. I ...

How to Master the Art of Living

 This is a guestblogposting by Leo Babauta. Leo and I wish you a merry Christmas and a happy and content 2015! Warm greetings, Jeroen Kratsborn   Enter Leo Imagine you had a gorgeous blueberry sitting on the otherwise empty plate in front of you. You pick it up gently, place it on your tongue, and begin ...

How to Breathe

Goed ademen is denk ik toch wel de belangrijkste vaardigheid in het leven… Hieronder staat een gastblogposting van Leo Babauta over hoe te ademen. Enjoy! Groeten uit Zuid-Limburg, Jeroen   Enter Leo Your day is getting hectic, and you’re tired, or anxious, or distracted, or full of doubt. You’re a bit lost, feeling without direction. Take a ...

7 Discipline-Mastering Practices

This is a guestblog posting by Leo Babauta A craftsman masters his trade by repeated practice, with care and continual learning, with devotion to the purpose. It takes the same kinds of things to master the craft of discipline: Repeated practice Single-minded devotion to the purpose Continual learning Care I’ve been giving some thought to what ...

How to Find Your Life Purpose: An Unconventional Approach

This is a guestblogposting by Leo Babauta Let’s say you’re feeling unmotivated, unsure of yourself, aimless, can’t find your passion, directionless, not clear on what your purpose in life is. You’re in good company — most people are in the same boat. Now, there about a million things online telling you how to find your ...

Living the Simple Life

‘A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.’ ~Henry David Thoreau This is a guestblogposting by Leo Babauta For almost 9 years now, I’ve been learning to live a simple life. A life uncluttered by most of the things people fill their lives with, and left with ...

Why You Should Write Daily

This is a guestblogposting by Leo Babauta One of the most instrumental changes in my life has been writing every single day. For many years I was a writer who didn’t write that regularly. It was always on the back of my mind to write, but I didn’t find the time. Then I started this blog ...