Leo Babauta: bio

Leo Babauta is a simplicity blogger & author. He created Zen Habits, a Top 25 blog with a million readers. He’s also a best-selling author, a husband, father of six children, and a vegan. In 2010 moved from Guam to California, where he leads a simple life.

He’s also a Zen student, and is on a mission to help the world open through uncertainty training.

He started Zen Habits to chronicle and share what he’s learned while changing a number of habits, including:

  • Quit smoking (on Nov. 18, 2005).
  • Became a runner.
  • Ran several marathons and a 50-mile ultramarathon.
  • Began waking early.
  • Became organized and productive.
  • Began eating healthier
  • Became a vegan.
  • Eliminated his debt.
  • Simplified his life.
  • Lost weight (about 70 pounds).
  • Wrote several best-selling books and ebooks.
  • Started a successful blog on simplicity.
  • Created a leading blog on minimalism.
  • Started meditating, dove deeper and became a Zen student, later teaching meditation.

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