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

December 4, 2018

What one thing can you do?

November 27, 2018 Editor's Pick

Your White Liberal Guilt isn’t Helping.

November 23, 2018

28 Jaw-Dropping Takeaways on Climate Change right now.

November 16, 2018

“Generosity is the virtue which produces Peace.”

November 6, 2018

What happened last night.

November 2, 2018

Buddhist Tonglen Meditation & the Case of Too Many King Kong Muffins.

October 26, 2018

If you care about _____, Vote.

October 22, 2018

Subscribe to Elephant for $2 for 24 hours only—in honor of Independent Media Day.

October 21, 2018

Waylon is at a loss & needs your advice.

October 19, 2018

So apparently my first car in 11 years is ready for pickup.

October 18, 2018

This Amazing Elephant Ecosystem FAQ absolutely destroyed your Confusion—what you re…

October 12, 2018

Want to save the world? Eat much more of these foods, & much less of these.

October 10, 2018

The most exciting tour of my “mindful life”: Rancho Margot in Costa Rica.

October 9, 2018

My first day in Costa Rica, ever, at the age of 44.

October 7, 2018 Editor's Pick

Our world seems to be roiling in hate & fear. But I’m relaxed. Why? ~ Waylo…