Light Watkins On Kale Salads, Following Your Heart, His Favorite Cardio, And #Wellth

I’ve spent the past year thinking a lot about “wellth”—the idea that success is found in a lifestyle devoted to mental, physical, and emotional health. (I even wrote a book about it.) In this new series, we’re celebrating visionaries who embody what it means to be wellthy. 

Light Watkins is a Santa Monica–based meditation teacher, author, TEDx speaker, and great friend to mbg. He's also a devoted meditation practitioner of 15 years. Here, he shares some of they key components of his healthy lifestyle.

mbg: What's your favorite fruit?

LW: Mulberries.

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What's your favorite healthy place to eat?

Bulletproof Cafe in Santa Monica.

What's your favorite way to escape and get some nature?

Go for a hike in Malibu or the Palisades.

What's your favorite way to break a sweat?

I do HIIT (high-intensity interval training) cardio. Mostly sprints.

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What's your favorite holistic treatment?

Swedish massage.

How do you de-stress/practice self-care?

Meditate, of course, twice a day.

What does wellth mean to you?

It's a state of balance between work, family, play, and health.

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Do you have any advice for someone who's looking to build a life that they love and follow their passion?

Follow your heart. It will make you live a bold life. You can never go wrong by following your heart.

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