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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

Key insights from Dan Harris'

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


Key insights from Dan Harris'

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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Learn how a simple, no-nonsense approach to meditation can change your life and career for the better.

Life is full of stressful scenarios that trigger the body’s fight-or-flight response, flooding your body with toxins. Your body doesn’t know that being late because of a traffic jam isn’t the same as being chased by a cheetah, so you experience the same stress effects. In this Snapshot, you’ll learn how meditation can help calm your body’s response to unnecessary stresses so you can make more rational decisions and live a much happier, more mindful existence.

Read this Snapshot if you:

  • Think self-help is for saps
  • Think worrying helps you manage things
  • Are putting your success at work over your relationships with your colleagues
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Introduction

Like many intelligent, ambitious people, news anchor and author Dan Harris always assumed that meditation was woo-woo nonsense, a pseudoscientific New Age practice of deluding yourself that you were attaining enlightenment. And like many intelligent, ambitious people, he also suffered from an endless internal narrative that focused on and magnified all the stress in his life. Then, one day, this internal stress caused him to have a panic attack on national television — and he began the long journey of exploring how your ego can make your life unnecessarily stressful, and how to...

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