10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works
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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

After having a nationally televised panic attack on Good Morning America, Dan Harris knew he had to make some changes. 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 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

Title:10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0062265423
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages: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 Reviews

  • Dan Harris
    Mar 03, 2014

    A heartbreaking work of staggering genius....

  • Jason Schofield
    Apr 11, 2015

    I fucking loved this book. It's the most compelling introduction to meditation I've seen, after spending hundreds of dollars buying books on the subject. I have a therapy practice that is mindfulness-...

  • Will Byrnes
    Feb 18, 2016

    Dan Harris is a bit of a jerk. You don’t have to take my word for it. He says it himself, more than once, in his book. A lot of 10% Happier is about Harris trying to be less of a jerk.Among his othe...

  • Raquel Moss
    Sep 06, 2016

    I've been under a fair bit of stress lately. Nearly a year into self-employment, work has become steadier, sometimes more than steady. Although I love it, I've finally come to understand why people ye...

  • Diane
    May 14, 2015

    When a book means a lot to me, I have a more difficult time reviewing it. I finished this memoir a week ago and have been pondering it ever since.Dan Harris is a reporter and anchorman at ABC News. Ba...

  • Veronica Belmont
    Jun 02, 2015

    I am a self-help cynic. I've never read any self-help, but I knew I needed to get a handle on my stress, anxiety and anger. When I read the description of this book (I listened to the audio version) I...

  • Maxine
    Apr 05, 2014

    A fun read, albeit one that gets bogged down in too many internal monologues to make it a truly great book.Harris is a fun writer, yet I found this entire book to be strangely narcissistic. Which is i...

  • Michael
    Mar 21, 2014

    Dan Harris wanted to title this book "The voice in my head is an asshole." When I heard that line I knew I was in good hands. Harris, whose celebrity has escaped me since I don't watch much television...

  • Dan Dinello
    Apr 17, 2014

    This bestseller annoyed me over and over. It's more of a memoir than a book about learning to meditate - something I do. But to read this book you must read about the life of this privileged rich whit...

  • Michael Vint
    Jan 24, 2015

    A news anchor memoir spliced with banal ruminations about discovering meditation and the author's experiences with the self help industry. His insights are trite, boring and at times obnoxious. He mar...