Living for Everyone Else

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When it comes to others, be helpful, compassionate, grateful. But don’t live up to their expectations.

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100 Words on Love: We Fooled Ourselves

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Two broken believers, at times barely believing.

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An Addict’s Guide to Overcoming the Distraction Habit

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Leo Babauta on how to keep distractions from turning us away from the miracle of life all around us.

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100 Words on Love: It Started in 1991

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“Okay. Let’s go,” is all she said.

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Portraits of Fatherhood: Calling All Dads—We Want to Tell Your Story!

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Call for Submissions: Dads, we want to interview you!

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100 Words on Love: Dad’s Love Notes at Breakfast

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Weekday mornings, I’d find them next to a bowl of dry cereal or buttered toast gone cold.

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100 Words on Love: In the Midst of Chaos

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You have a strength I’ll never have, son.

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Best Procrastination Tip Ever

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Leo Babauta has one simple technique for beating procrastination, it just takes a bit of practice.

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The 5 Principles of a Profound Workday

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It’s time to reevaluate the way we spend our work day.

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100 Words on Love: Directing Love

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I have always known love, have loved and been in love.

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Pretend You’re Who You Want to Be

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To be happy, it is important that we become happy with who we are—accept ourselves, recognize our good traits, accept our flaws, and come to see those flaws as actually good and unique parts of us.

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100 Words on Love: Return to Vietnam

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He was shot 7 times by Americans. No one had apologized for what they had done.

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A Minimalist in NYC

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Leo Babauta asserts that you can be a minimalist anywhere. All you need to do is reject consumerism, and learn to be content with little.

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Play Hard, Work Hard: The Animal Guide to the Good Life

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Is having fun professionally productive?

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Upselling Prison: Accessories and Upgrades

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John Nelson sizes up more products from the detention supply industry, #2 in a casual series.

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100 Words on Love: Through the Cold

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This blanket of memories will carry us through the winter of our love.

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