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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*Note: Our summary is an accompaniment to 10% Happier, not the book itself. While it will greatly enhance your enjoyment and understanding of the book, it is not intended to stand in its place.*This summary of Dan Harris 10% Happier takes you on anMore*Note: Our summary is an accompaniment to 10% Happier, not the book itself. While it will greatly enhance your enjoyment and understanding of the book, it is not intended to stand in its place.*This summary of Dan Harris 10% Happier takes you on an expected ride that is 100% guaranteed to make you reconsider your skepticism toward self-help and spirituality. As an anchor of Nightline, Dan Harris seemed to have things under control. However, after the world witnessed him come unglued at the seams on Good Morning America, he knew it was time for change. A devout non-believer, Harris ended up on a trek with gurus and scientists who previously seemed meaningless to him. This summary of 10% Happier breaks down his ride, chapter by chapter, as you read how his inner voices caused his on-air breakdown.Have you ever eaten even though you knew you werent hungry? Have you ever lashed out at someone in anger, even though you knew you were overreacting? Have you ever thought so much about the future that the present became a blur of just being? Your inner voice caused those events, and Dan Harris has found the key to keeping your demon quiet: meditation. Contrary to its reputation, meditation is indeed the self-help technique of the future, already adopted by scientists, business moguls, and even the military. This summary gives you the key points to take away from each chapter, followed by a Putting it Together section that gives you a virtual pamphlet to take with you on your journey to being just what the title states: 10% Happier.