By Leo Babauta

In this video, I talk about how our bad habits are a result of wanting to run away from, or avoid, the difficult feelings that we inevitably deal with on a daily basis:

These are things we must cope with, and we usually cope by avoiding the feelings and trying to find pleasure in something else.

The meditation I share in the video is a way to deal with those feelings in a healthy way.

Watch the video below, or download here to watch on your device/computer.