Waylon Lewis is the founder of elephantjournal.com, host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, and is a first generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Whenever I’m looking for real journalism and a real point of view, Waylon and elephantjournal.com is the first place I turn.
I’ve been a fan for a long time and I’m so grateful to have Waylon on Radically Loved. Waylon’s work has focused so much on adding value to the world and I’m excited for you to hear his story and his thoughts on the world today.
Our conversation touches on how he came to create elephant journal, environmentalism and walking your talk, growing up Buddhist, and so much more.
Radically Real Waylon
Radically Inspired Clarity
Waylon Lewis Answers…
Radically Loved Quotes
“Our voice is not about any one thing. It’s for us to care beyond our communities.”
“Environmentalism is super fun. It’s a meditation practice for your daily life.”
“Social media is low-grade kryptonite. If you do it longer than a little bit, you get sucked in and bad things happen.”
“Life is precious and it’s short. Even if it feels long, it’s very short and our chance to be of benefit to the world.”
A Little More About Our Guest
Writer and truth speaker Waylon Lewis was 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, and 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by Greatist. Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter and best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim is to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir and to all those who didn't know they gave a care. His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available. Check out www.elephantjournal.com/best