PreviewHarris offers a straight-forward approach to meditation without the bad science and mysticism associated with it. This book appeals to even the most skeptical of skeptics in its practicality. Harris shows that there is more to the pursuit of happiness than material things and striving for success. Try meditation-- become simple but not a simpleton.
About the AuthorDan Harris was born on July 26th 1971 in Massachusetts to Nancy Lee Harris and Jay R . Harris. Harris graduated from Colby College in 1993 and embarked on a long and checkered career in journalism. Staring as an anchor for WLBZ, Harris joined ABC in 2000 and has worked there since then. He appears on ABC’S Nightline as a co-anchor and Good Morning America on weekends. Harris is the author of the number one New York Times bestseller, 10% Happier. In 2014, he won the Living Now Book Award for Inspirational Memoir. Having worked in a highly competitive industry, Dan Harris realized that meditation is an effective way to do almost everything from lowering blood pressure to rewiring the brain. Harris identifies himself as Buddhist even though he has Jewish heritage. 10% Happier is a do-it-yourself manual with instructions on meditation that are practical for everyone.