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 ...

The 5 Principles of a Profound Workday

  ‘Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.’ ~Laozi Post written by Leo Babauta. Let us toss out all we know for a moment. Toss notions of productivity, time management, efficiency, and the bottom line. Empty our workdays of all we’ve packed them with, and sit still with an empty room. What should we ...

Zen Mind: How to Declutter

This is a guestblogposting written by Leo Babauta. Follow Leo also on Twitter.   One of the things that gives me most peace is have a clean, simple home. When I wake up in the morning and walk out into a living room that has been decluttered, that has a minimalist look, and there isn’t junk lying ...

13 small things to simplify your workday

“Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”~Lao Tzu This is a guestblogposting by Leo Babauta.   One of the best things I did when I decided to simplify my life was to simplify my ...

Life as a Conscious Practice

‘Everything is practice.’ ~Pele Post written by Leo Babauta. When we learn a martial art, or ballet, or gymnastics, or soccer … we consciously practice movements in a deliberate way, repeatedly. By conscious, repeated practice, we become good at those movements. Our entire lives are like this, but we’re often less conscious of the practice. ...