By Dan Harris
Nightline anchor Dan Harris embarks on an unforeseen, hilarious, and deeply skeptical odyssey in the course of the unusual worlds of spirituality and self-help, and discovers how to get happier that's actually achievable.
After having a nationally televised panic assault on Good Morning America, Dan Harris knew he needed to make a few adjustments. A lifelong nonbeliever, he came upon himself on a weird and wonderful experience, concerning a disgraced pastor, a mysterious self-help guru, and a group of mind scientists. finally, Harris discovered that the resource of his difficulties used to be the very factor he consistently 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 enterprise and likewise 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 no longer hungry, and fixating at the previous and the long run on the cost of the current. such a lot folks might imagine 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 good way to do exactly that. It’s a miles cry from the miracle therapies peddled through the self-help swamis he met; as an alternative, it’s anything he consistently assumed to be both very unlikely or lifeless: meditation. After studying approximately examine that implies meditation can do every thing from decrease 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 interior sanctum of community information to the weird fringes of America’s non secular scene, and leaves them with a takeaway that may really switch their lives.
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