Interview with Leo Babauta on Dancing Deer →
How to avoid mediocrity and complacency: Okay is... →
If any single thing in your life is just okay or mediocre, then you need to find the motivation to begin to do something to change and improve it. Don’t accept things or the status quo just because it is not causing you enough dissatisfaction.
Shareable: What is a Shareable City? →
How to Be a Carfree Family →
How Zen Does a Small Biz Need to Be? | Leo Babauta... →
Leo is not my typical marketing/business expert type guest but Leo’s personal story and the subject he writes about are important lessons for small business owners.
Booklist for new Vegetarians →
Here are just a few books in the field that have received excellent reviews, won awards and are loved by vegetarian friends.
How To Use An Apostrophe →
Public education is a good thing.
Really awesome. You must check it out.
Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive....– Harold Whitman (via justbesplendid & ilovehacking)
Breaking Down the Basics →
Justin lists the 8 fundamentals of his philosophy at ALittleBetter.net.
Warning! These Words Could Magically Improve Your... →
You are the story you choose to tell – so start today by choosing better and more magical words that resonate with possibility. You get to tell it like it is – and how you want it to be!
Seth's Blog: Fabulous →
It sure seems as though the creators of it are more engaged, dedicated and yes, joyful, than I can remember. If there was ever a moment to follow your passion and do work that matters, this is it.
The Secret Diary of Steve Jobs: Why the mainstream... →
Um, New York Times? If you guys are still wondering why people are dropping their subscriptions and getting their news from blogs instead of you — this is why.
Become a Gmail Power User with These Lab Features... →
Here’s a list of the Labs features that can help you make the most of one of the best email clients ever created.
Should you eat meat? - The New Yorker →
Thoughtful and eye-opening piece about America’s love for animals, and for eating them. And what we know is that we don’t want to know.
Favorite productivity tools →
Bloggers name the tool that helps them most.
Three Ways to Thrive in the Age of Streams →
Is your message being heard? And if so, how are you coping?
Clippable bookmarklet →
For minimalist web reading.
Make It Happen in 30 Days – Just Go On An... →
The concept of doing something for only 30 days works well at many levels as it is just something you do or not do for 30 days – after that you are free to choose to make it a new habit and a permanent way of being. Or you can go back to your previous way of being.
The Zen Habits Reddit →
Great personal development links.
Being Happy: How Not to Love Stuff →
ROI (return on investment) is a useful concept to help you minimize the number of stuff in your life. When you buy something, think of it as an investment. The question is: can you get good return on your investment? The return here isn’t financial. It’s the overall value you get from the stuff. Will it make your life considerably better? Will it give you long-term happiness? Invest your money...
The Not To-Do List →
The idea is to list all the activities you are intentionally going to stop doing for the sake of greater productivity.Here’s why this is important. As people succeed at work, they attract more and more assignments. It’s like they become a task magnet. “Give it to Laurie. She’ll to a great job!” The problem is that people are a finite resource. I don’t care how good you are, you only have so much...
Simple Living: Overcoming Negative Inertia | Wise... →
So start to notice. Open your eyes to why you do what you do, why you spend what you spend, why you want what you want. You may be surprised at what you find. While it might not be pleasant, it’s the first step toward living a simple life focused on your priorities.