10 March 2017

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, Dan Harris

"According to the Buddha, we have three habitual responses to everything we experience.  We want it, we reject it, or we zone out.  Cookies: I want.  Mosquitos: I reject. Safety instruction on a flight: I zone out.  Mindfulness is a fourth option, a way to view the contents of our mind with nonjudgemental remove."