Spiritual Balance in Business

By Shannon Hugman in Mastershift Whether we are man or woman, we are now all being called to be leaders and pioneers.  Empowering new ways of being and working towards creating more balance in our lives, businesses, corporations, institutions, communities, countries and world. We are being called to bring forth the qualities of imagination, intuition, sensitivity, empathy, compassion,…

Three Powerful Techniques to Get Better at Habits

by Leo Babauta For many who started the year with great aspirations and goals of creating new habits … it’s coming to the time of year when lots of people start to falter on their new habits. That’s completely normal, but we can do better. We can figure out how to overcome the difficulties that often plague…

Know Your Why

  Why do you get out of bed in the morning? Have you ever truly asked yourself that question. How would you answer it? Some may say they get up because they have to work. Some may say I have kids that need me. Some may say that they feel they have wasted the day…

A Guide to Finding Calm & Being Less Frustrated

BY LEO BABAUTA One of the most common sources of difficulty for most of us is frustration – we can get frustrated with the smallest things, throughout the day. And yet, becoming aware of how often we’re frustrated doesn’t quite solve the problem. Someone pointing out that you’re frustrated only makes you more irritated. How can we let…

Adapt Your Key To The Lock

  Not every key fits every lock. Some keys may even fit that lock, but fail to access what’s inside. Only a few keys will actually be able unleash the treasures that lay behind the lock. What about the other keys? Will they ever be able to adjust to the lock? One beautiful thing about…

101 Best Louise Hay Affirmations of All Time

  Louise Hay dedicated her life to teaching people how to life a positive and empowered life, often with the aid of positive statements and beliefs, which she called affirmations. Louise taught that your point of power is always in the present moment, where you plant the mental seeds for creating new experiences. You’re never stuck,…

The 4 Keys to Learning Anything

by Leo Babauta First Key: Small Focuses Yes, it’s true: there’s a vast amount of things to learn, and it can be overwhelming. But that’s true of life itself — there’s so much to see and do, and no one can ever do it all. All we can do is one step at a time….

An Exercise To Love And Approve Of Yourself

Now is the time to take your list of things that are wrong with you and turn them into positive affirmations. Or you can list all the changes you want to make and have and do. Then select three from this list and turn them into positive affirmations. Just suppose your negative list was something…

3 Important Self-Reflective Questions to Answer Before 2018

By Austin Adams Perhaps the best way to become a better person and grow from your experiences is—while ending a certain period of your life—reflecting on that chapter with honesty and courage to see what you need to change, add, reduce, and remove. Great self-reflection is about seeing all that’s happened, asking how those things…

5 Ways to Stoke Your Spirit for the Holidays

BY KATHRYN BUDIG Even when gift wrapping and pie baking edge out asana and meditation on your to-do list, there is still always an opportunity to connect with your truest Self. Follow us all month on Facebook and Instagram for spiritual inspiration and share how you #stokeyourspirit. Here, Kathryn Budig shares five of the ways she…

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’s so much to do, so many choices. The problems with these…

Single-Minded Devotion to a Task

BY LEO BABAUTA I’m going to share a secret to productivity, happiness and mindfulness that you can practice right now, and every day: Devote yourself single-mindedly to anything you do. And by that, I mean anything. For example, you can single-mindedly focus on: Writing Washing a dish Talking to someone Reading an online article Listening to a…