10% Happier

10% Happier

How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-help That Actually Works -- A True Story

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After his nationally televised panic attack on Good Morning America, Dan Harris knew he had to make some changes. He realized that the source of his problems was the very thing he always thought was his greatest asset: the incessant, insatiable voice in his head, which had propelled him through the ranks of a hypercompetitive business, but had also led him to make the profoundly stupid decisions that provoked his on-air freak-out. Eventually Harris stumbled upon an effective way to rein in that voice -- meditation, a tool that research suggests can do everything from lower your blood pressure to rewire your brain. Harris takes readers on a ride from the outer reaches of neuroscience to the inner sanctum of network news to the bizarre fringes of America's spiritual scene, and leaves them with a takeaway that could actually change their lives.
Publisher: New York : Dey St., an imprint of William Morrow, [2019]
Edition: Fifth anniversary edition, Second Dey Street paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9780062917607
Branch Call Number: 158.12 HARRIS 2019
Characteristics: xxiv, 242 pages ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Ten percent happier


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