Essential Zen Habits of 2012

By Leo Babauta

This has been a happy year for both me, and Zen Habits.

Zen Habits just celebrated its 6th year of being alive, and this year has been the best yet.

Zen Habits grew from 230,000 to 260,000 readers, and more than a million visitors a month. More importantly, I’ve loved every minute of writing the blog and talking to all of you.

It’s been a great year for me, personally and professionally:

Whew. All without goals and without copyright.

I would like to thank you, my dear readers, for your support, encouragement and attention. I am blessed to have all of you in my life.

The Best Zen Habits Posts of 2012

With the bragging done with, here are the best posts from 2012, as judged by me:

  1. Shaken by Life’s Beauty, Shaken
  2. The 39th Lesson
  3. A Guide to Eating a Plant-Based Diet
  4. A Primer on Full-Screen Living
  5. Simplify
  6. How to Live Well
  7. The Habit of Starting
  8. Crazy Talk: The Do-What-You-Love Guide
  9. Creating Silence from Chaos
  10. Be Inspired
  11. The Tiny Guide to Being a Great Dad
  12. Empty-Handed, Full-Hearted
  13. The Pause Upon Which All Else Relies
  14. The Beginner’s Guide to Unschooling
  15. The Way of the Peaceful Parent

And more

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