By Dan Harris
Nightline anchor Dan Harris embarks on an unforeseen, hilarious, and deeply skeptical odyssey during the unusual worlds of spirituality and self-help, and discovers how to get happier that's really achievable.
After having a nationally televised panic assault on strong Morning the USA, Dan Harris knew he needed to make a few adjustments. A lifelong nonbeliever, he came across himself on a extraordinary experience, regarding a disgraced pastor, a mysterious self-help guru, and a bunch of mind scientists. finally, Harris learned that the resource of his difficulties was once the very factor he regularly inspiration was once his maximum asset: the incessant, insatiable voice in his head, which had either propelled him during the ranks of a hyper-competitive company and in addition led him to make the profoundly silly judgements that provoked his on-air freak-out.
We all have a voice in our head. It's what has us wasting our mood unnecessarily, checking our e mail compulsively, consuming whilst we're now not hungry, and fixating at the prior and the longer term on the fee of the current. so much folks might suppose we're caught with this voice -- that there's not anything we will be able to do to rein it in -- yet Harris stumbled upon a great way to just do that. It's a miles cry from the miracle remedies peddled by way of the self-help swamis he met; in its place, it's whatever he constantly assumed to be both most unlikely or dead: meditation. After studying approximately study that means meditation can do every little thing from reduce your blood strain to really rewire your mind, Harris took a deep dive into the underreported international of CEOs, scientists, or even marines who're now utilizing it for elevated calm, concentration, and happiness.
10% Happier takes readers on a experience from the outer reaches of neuroscience to the internal sanctum of community information to the unusual fringes of America's religious scene, and leaves them with a takeaway that can truly switch their lives.
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