7 hrs and 50 minsNightline anchor Dan Harris embarks on an unexpected, hilarious, and deeply skeptical odyssey through the strange worlds of spirituality and self help, and discovers a way to get happier that is truly achievable After having a nationally televised panic attack on Good Morning America, Dan Harris knew he had to make some changes A lifelong nonbeliever, he found himself on a bizarre adventure, involving a disgraced pastor, a mysterious self help guru, and a gaggle of brain scientists Eventually, Harris 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 both propelled him through the ranks of a hyper competitive business and also led him to make the profoundly stupid decisions that provoked his on air freak out We all have a voice in our head It s what has us losing our temper unnecessarily, checking our email compulsively, eating when we re not hungry, and fixating on the past and the future at the expense of the present Most of us would assume we re stuck with this voice that there s nothing we can do to rein it in but Harris stumbled upon an effective way to do just that It s a far cry from the miracle cures peddled by the self help swamis he met instead, it s something he always assumed to be either impossible or useless meditation After learning about research that suggests meditation can do everything from lower your blood pressure to essentially rewire your brain, Harris took a deep dive into the underreported world of CEOs, scientists, and even marines who are now using it for increased calm, focus, and happiness 10% Happier takes listeners 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 2014 Daniel Benjamin Harris P 2014 HarperCollinsPublishers Best Read [ 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works ] author [ Dan Harris ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – bluevapours.co.uk
Dan Harris is the coanchor of Nightline and the weekend editions of Good Morning America He regularly reports for 20 20, World News with Diane Sawyer, and the weekday editions of Good Morning America Before joining ABC News fourteen years ago, he worked for local news outlets in Boston and Maine He lives with his wife, Bianca, in New York City 10% Happier is his first book.
- 256 pages
- 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works
- Dan Harris
- 07 July 2017 Dan Harris