About HavingTime

Having Time for Better Living in the Ever-Changing world

“After nourishment, shelter, and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” ― Philip Pullman

HavingTime creates a safe space for people to share their stories. When we are going through hardship, it can be hard to feel like we’re not alone especially now, when we live in a fast and ever-changing world. Our purpose is to share stories to counter this feeling of isolation and create a strong community of sharing and connectedness.

We are a digital magazine for people around the globe who seek and share inspiration. We publish bracingly inspiring and intelligent content with a broad worldview. Our stories of contemporary thinking are rooted in the knotty questions of profound importance to real people.

HavingTime was founded by Lesya Li, a wide-ranging wellness expert, curious storyteller, chronic insomniac, avid book reader and a passionate psychologist. Ten years ago, when Lesya launched havingtime, her sole ambition was to share her growth and coping strategies, her deepest fears, and the most rewarding successes. Over time, friends and acquaintances inspired by her stories asked to share their stories too, and the rest is now history.

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Over the last ten years, HavingTime hosted hundreds of authors, self-development experts and highly successful entrepreneurs from all over the globe – contributing their unique voices to our community.

We hope that Havingtime is a heartfelt and welcoming space that gives not only advice but also builds deep connections and provides support – because we can’t put a price tag on the feeling of belonging. Please do join our community on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

Connecting through personal stories creates a space for people to be seen, heard and understood. We hope you enjoy the inspiration as much as we enjoy curating and writing it.

Yours truly,
Lesya LiHavingTime team.

Lesya is a curious storyteller, a chronic insomniac, avid book reader, psychology nerd, and the founder of havingtime – a digital magazine and a worldwide movement rooted in impactful storytelling and mindfulness. Stay in touch with Lesya via Twitter and Instagram.