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

March 27, 2020

If all we do during this Coronavirus time is find a new way to create Busy. ~ Waylon

March 17, 2020

Cardi B’s Coronavirus Anthem goes…yeah. Viral.

March 12, 2020

Billie Eilish takes off shirt in protest of body shaming; Agent Provocateur ft. athle…

March 6, 2020 Editor's Pick

“A NY Doctor leaks footage from inside the front line of the COVID-19 fight.…

March 5, 2020

Share this with any good human tempted to sit out, helping Trump grab another 4 years…

March 2, 2020

This, not “avoiding toxic Homeless folks,” is Empathy.

February 28, 2020 Editor's Pick

Congratulations President Trump!

February 24, 2020

“Rest in Peace, Little Brother.” Michael Jordan’s surprisingly hear…

February 20, 2020

Don’t date a Powerful Woman.

February 17, 2020 Editor's Pick

So-Called Self-Diagnosed Empath Culture is complicit in Caroline Flack’s suicid…

February 14, 2020 Editor's Pick

If you’ve ever been asked to live (down) to others’ Expectations.

February 13, 2020

A Happy Valentine’s Day to You, in the Year of #MeToo.

February 5, 2020 Editor's Pick

“Dear Elephant, if you keep doing this BS I will unfollow.” My response. …

February 4, 2020

You may think you get Income Inequality in America. I did.

February 4, 2020

And Now Let Us Condemn Powerful Women.