10% Happier Revised Edition

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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Publisher Description

I wrote a memoir about a fidgety, skeptical newsman who reluctantly becomes a meditator to deal with his issues – and in the process of publishing it, I occasionally, to my embarrassment, found myself failing to practice what I preach. I was kind of like a dog that soils the rug, and the universe kept shoving my face into it.

In 2014, Dan Harris published his memoir 10% Happier. The book—which describes his reluctant embrace of meditation after a drug problem, an on-air freak-out, and an unplanned "spiritual" journey—became an instant bestseller and Dan, to his own surprise, became a public evangelist for mindfulness. Hoist on My Own Petard is the story of what happens to Dan Harris after the runaway success of his memoir and the lessons he had to (re)learn in the process.

GENRE
Health, Mind & Body
RELEASED
2019
May 21
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
272
Pages
PUBLISHER
Dey Street Books
SELLER
HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
SIZE
1.5
MB

Customer Reviews

Rudypup125 ,

Excellent, loved it

I will try!

Flashdance ,

Opened me up to so much more

An easy read. Lots of funny and insightful perspectives to keep the reader engaged. More importantly it opened up new ideas for me to pursue which I think is the essence of reading.

Fabipuzzle ,

Dan Harris Biography

I taught it was a detailed mindfulness guide based on the experience of a great American News Anchor Dan Harris, but I have read 132 pages so far and it seems more as Dan Harris Biography that happens to have some teaching. Great story, but you have to dig a lot in order to find some useful teaching.

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