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  1. 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found a Self-Help That Actually Works
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  2. 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found a Self-Help That Actually Works

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Nightline 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.

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I started this book thinking the premise was to present a way to "tame the voice in my head, reduce stress..." as the title states. The title has little to do with most of the contents of the book. Instead, it is a story of the author's life and experiences as becomes aware this is what he wants and he seeks this exact thing. The stories are humorous and kept me listening throughout the book, but I am left with a impression of the author, and none of what the book seemed to promise. Until the end, the author himself seems to have lost hope in finding a perfect solution, yet he proposes a list of his own, personally made up rules that summarizes his interactions in the last few pages. These rules are what he says work for him, and HE has found something like the title, so there.

This is not a book about learning new ways to reach mindfulness of the present. This is the story of a person who was introduced to Buddhism and meditation and tried it out and thought it was... Read more
I have been plagued with anxiety my entire life and have been searching to better understand the causes of anxiety and natural ways to treat it. This book was very effective book for me to help with my anxiety. Firstly, the book was written clearly and I was easily able to understand it (which some books are harder to understand). Brain neuroscience information very useful. A great natural supplement recommended to alleviate stress is Alprazium – All Natural Stress Relief & Anti-Anxiety Supplement for Promoting Better Mood, Relaxation, Calming, Fast Acting Formula to Reduce Stress, Anxiety & Panic Attacks This book offers steps and strategies to help eliminate worries which I have started and noticing a change. It is structured in a way that isn’t just information for me to consume, it is information and strategies together with timelines to... Read more
If you are like me have this 'chatter' going on in your head - this book is so worth reading. The way it's written is to give you the 'why' before the 'how'. It's done this way so you find the scientific validation along with Dan Harris ability to write his impressions of finding his way about calming the chatter in his head. He calls it the monkey brain and I so get that.

I would recommend this book to anyone looking for an understanding of why we have the chatter and how to slow it down so we have time to 'respond' instead of 'react' to situations. For those with trauma, ADD, ADHD, or any of the other things that cause our brains to shift into overdrive - leaving us little time to actually 'think thru something' without the constant 'reviewer in our head' or are looking for a way to slow your brain down... read this book starting with page 1 to the end. It has helped me beyond words. And more importantly it has helped my relationship with my husband because he... Read more
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