Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of Elephant Journal & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat.” Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword’s Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by “Greatist”, Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: “the mindful life” beyond the choir & to all those who didn’t know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, touches on modern relationships from a Buddhist point of view. His dream of 9 years, the Elephant “Ecosystem” will find a way to pay 1,000s of writers a month, helping reverse the tide of low-quality, unpaid writing & reading for free online.

Latest from Waylon Lewis

February 21, 2019 Editor's Pick

The difference between Elephant and other sites.

February 15, 2019

The Bad News & the Good News about Social Media. ~ Waylon Lewis

February 14, 2019

So I met this girl.

February 11, 2019 Editor's Pick

I don’t admire celebrities. I admire celebrities who use their platform for goo…

February 7, 2019

Watch the Medical Marijuana Super Bowl Commercial that CBS declined to Air.

February 5, 2019 Editor's Pick

13 Green Things Waylon Does.

February 5, 2019 Editor's Pick

My Shambhala mommy sent this to me this morning without explanation, just with xoxo, …

February 3, 2019

My two favorite (mindful) Super Bowl commercials.

January 26, 2019 Editor's Pick

The American Dream ain’t about mere Wealth.

January 17, 2019

One of our Dearest Poetical Voices has left us. And yet her Poems are still here.

January 8, 2019

Dutch Newsom: the Cutest Moment in Politics, lately.

December 31, 2018 Editor's Pick

How to Save our World in 2019.

December 30, 2018

A mindful take (with resources & real solutions) re: Border Security.

December 28, 2018 Editor's Pick

Three Existential Truths about Committed Relationships.

December 22, 2018 Editor's Pick

“When we fall in Love, we fall into Reality, too.”