Reading Nook: 10% Happier by Dan Harris

Reading Nook: 10% Happier by Dan Harris

Dan Harris, cat lover, news anchor, atheist, and Deepak Chopra skeptic, wrote a self-help book for the kind of people who don’t want anything to do with self-help books. 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,  is Harris’ story of how he stumbled across meditation and mindfulness after a live on-air panic attack…that may have had a little something to do with drugs. 

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There's a Mean Girl in my Guest Bedroom

My intention in naming this blog A Fiery Peace was to show there is room for struggle in the pursuit of health and wellness. Wellness is not achieved by discovering a secret formula to perfection. We can be well AND acknowledge our challenges, our fears, and our vulnerabilities. The goal is not to obliterate the struggle, but to find the room to accommodate it and continue living our merry little lives.

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