Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics

by Dan Harris



A 10% Happier How-to Book
In Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics, Harris and his friend Jeff Warren, a masterful teacher and “Meditation MacGyver,” embark on a cross-country quest to tackle the myths, misconceptions, and self-deceptions that stop people from meditating. They rent a rock-star tour bus (whose previous occupants were Parliament Funkadelic) and travel across eighteen states, talking to scores of would-be meditators—including parents, military cadets, police officers, and even a few celebrities. They create a taxonomy of the most common issues (“I suck at this,” “I don’t have the time,” etc.) and offer up science-based life hacks to help people overcome them.

The book is filled with game-changing and deeply practical meditation instructions. You’ll also get access to the 10% Happier app, where you can listen for free to guided audio versions of all the meditations in the book. Amid it all unspools the strange and hilarious story of what happens when a congenitally sarcastic, type-A journalist and a groovy Canadian mystic embark on an epic road trip into America’s neurotic underbelly, as well as their own. Author Dan Harris (Random House, Dec 26 2017, HC, 304 pp)

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About the Author


Dan Harris


Dan Harris is an anchor and correspondent for ABC News. He is co-anchor for ‘Nightline’ and the weekend edition of ‘Good Morning America’. He has been honored several times for his journalism, including an Edward. R Murrow Award and two Emmy Awards for international reporting that aired on ‘Nightline’. His acclaimed book 10% Happier was a best-seller. His latest work is Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics.

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