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Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris
Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris
Ten Percent Happier

Dan Harris is a fidgety, skeptical journalist who had a panic attack on live national television, which led him to try something he... more

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Episodes

The Last Podcast You Ever Need To Hear About Exercise | Shannon Palus

Five takeaways from a year's reporting on fitness, and why this journalist says it's time to go easier on yourself.

17 Jun 2024 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
The Ultimate Relaxation Meditation | Bonus Meditation with Jeff Warren

After an intense day, try this simple meditation to decompress and de-stress by getting comfy and putting your feet up.

14 Jun 2024 · 6 minutes
The Science Of Motivation: How To Make Habits That Actually Stick | T. Morgan Dixon and Dr. Gary Bennett

How to overcome inertia and research-backed plans that actually work.

12 Jun 2024 · 1 hour,
Longevity Secrets (And Controversies) From The Blue Zones | Dan Buettner

Insights from the places on the planet where people apparently live the longest and healthiest lives.

10 Jun 2024 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
You Don’t Have To Sit Still To Meditate | Bonus Meditation with Dawn Mauricio

Mindful movement is an excellent way to integrate and even invigorate mindfulness while cultivating the power of curious awareness.

09 Jun 2024 · 6 minutes
Our Top Takeaways From A Year Of Trying To Get Fit Sanely | Behind The Scenes with 10% Producer DJ Cashmere

How to pursue fitness without succumbing to the “subtle aggression of self-improvement.”

07 Jun 2024 · 49 minutes
How To Escape Your Brain's Default Mode Network | Zindel Segal and Norman Farb

Using your senses to reduce overthinking, turn down the voice in your head, and get out of what these scientists... more

05 Jun 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
This Neurobiologist Wants You To Ask One Question To Reframe Anxiety, Depression, And Trauma | Dr. Bruce Perry (Co-Interviewed by Dan's Wife, Bianca!)

The radical shift in perspective that can come when we change our question from “what’s wrong with you” to “what... more

03 Jun 2024 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
A Meditation For When You Need To Make A Big Decision | Bonus Meditation with Oren Jay Sofer

When you feel anxious about a difficult decision, meditation can help take the edge off and put you in touch... more

31 May 2024 · 6 minutes
Rethinking Success | Mia Birdsong

Radical advice on rethinking success, individualism, and the American dream.

29 May 2024 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
What Happened When A Skeptical Reporter Decided To Investigate The Afterlife | Sebastian Junger

The surprisingly common experience of near death experiences and what science still can't explain about them.

27 May 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
For When You Have Trouble Getting Out Of Bed | Bonus Meditation with Alexis Santos

Explore the preciousness of a new day with greater joy and ease while giving plenty of space to feel grumpy... more

24 May 2024 · 6 minutes
The Science Of Speaking Up For Yourself | Elaine Lin Hering (Co-Hosted By Dan's Wife, Bianca!)

How to find your voice when you need to be heard, learn when it's smart to choose silence, and communicate... more

22 May 2024 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
The Science Of Getting Out Of Your Head | Annie Murphy Paul

An acclaimed science writer on how to upgrade your mind by using more than your head.

20 May 2024 · 57 minutes
On Having Your Own Back | Bonus Meditation with Jess Morey

Connecting to self-compassion can be really tough. Ease the struggle by imagining your loved ones sending care & support your... more

17 May 2024 · 7 minutes
Three Buddhist Practices For Getting Your Sh*t Together | Vinny Ferraro

Practical advice from a straight-talking, formerly incarcerated, occasionally profane dharma teacher.

15 May 2024 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
The Science Of Overcoming Perfectionism | Thomas Curran

Actionable advice on working with one of the few socially acceptable vices.

13 May 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
What Is Happiness Anyway? | Bonus Meditation with Jay Michaelson

What is happiness? Investigate how happiness is created, what it’s really like, and learn to access the simple happiness of... more

12 May 2024 · 7 minutes
Dua Lipa On: Radical Optimism, Falling On Stage, And “Writing Yourself Into A Good Idea”

Talking creativity and sanity with one of the world’s biggest pop stars.

10 May 2024 · 58 minutes
The Neuroscience Of: Emotional Regulation, Relationships, Body Image, And Intuition | Emma Seppälä

A research-backed plan for getting your sh*t together in every possible sphere.

08 May 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
How To Regulate Your Nervous System For Stress, Anxiety, And Trauma | Peter Levine

The creator of somatic experiencing shows Dan how to heal trauma through the body.

06 May 2024 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
How To Meditate If You Have ADHD (Or Are Simply Fidgety And Distractible) | Bonus Meditation with Jeff Warren

Tap into your ADHD superpowers with a meditation that celebrates your unique wiring. Embrace exploration and self-acceptance.

03 May 2024 · 7 minutes
Rewire How You Talk To Yourself | Ofosu Jones-Quartey

Buddhist strategies for taming that nagging voice in your head.

01 May 2024 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
The Science Of Self-Compassion | Serena Chen

How self compassion works, how to practice it, and what the research says about the benefits.

29 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
A Very Simple, Very Effective Meditation | Bonus Meditation with Cara Lai

Cara introduces you to the magic of doing less. These gentle no-frills instructions get right to the heart of meditation... more

26 Apr 2024 · 6 minutes
How To Handle Literally Anything | Sebene Selassie and Jeff Warren

Debating the cliche: Does everything happen for a reason? Plus, the Meditation Party crew tackles equanimity, work/life balance, and meditation... more

24 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Ancient Strategies For Managing Stress And Anxiety | Ryan Holiday

Digging into the nuts and bolts of Stoicism with one of its best-known modern proponents.

22 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Stop Trying To Control Everything | Bonus Meditation with Sebene Selassie

Get comfortable with uncertainty and cultivate trust in life, even in the most turbulent times.

19 Apr 2024 · 6 minutes
How Thinking About Death Can Improve Your Life | Alua Arthur

Death isn’t the most appetizing topic, but contemplating mortality can be a massive source of motivation, perspective, and even stress... more

17 Apr 2024 · 51 minutes
The Science Of Building The Life You Want | Arthur Brooks

On the myths (and macronutrients) of happiness.

15 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
A Guided Meditation For A Brisk Outdoor Walk | Bonus Meditation with Diana Winston

Get your blood moving, mindfully! You can cultivate relaxation, even when you’re walking at a faster clip.

12 Apr 2024 · 6 minutes
Myths Of Love, Sex, Dating, And Relationships | Myisha Battle

How our false expectations and misunderstandings about relationships can create an incalculable amount of suffering — and the many problems... more

10 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Modern Life Is Making You Sick, But It Doesn’t Have To | Dr. Gabor Maté

Hidden sources of stress — and how to beat them. Also: the myth of normal, the necessity of being disillusioned,... more

08 Apr 2024 · 56 minutes
The Ultimate Mindfulness Test: Can You Meditate While Grocery Shopping? | Bonus Meditation with Anushka Fernandopulle

The next time you’re in the grocery store, instead of the grind, step into a grateful state of mind.

05 Apr 2024 · 6 minutes
How To Get Ahead At Work, Buddhist-Style | David Nichtern

Buddhist strategies for making money and being creative.

03 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
How To Stop Worrying About What People Think Of You | Michael Gervais

Why fear of other people’s opinions (FOPO) holds us back, and what to do about it.

01 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
If You’re Having Trouble With Self-Compassion, Try This | Bonus Meditation with La Sarmiento

Self-compassion can be really difficult. Imagining your younger self can soften your armor and help you receive the care you... more

29 Mar 2024 · 6 minutes
An Anti-Hustle, Pro-Rest Approach To Work | Christina Wallace

How to build a career that is sturdy, meaningful, and doesn’t burn you out.

27 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
How To Be Productive Without Burning Out | Cal Newport

Slow productivity: achievement without burnout.

25 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Open Awareness | Bonus Meditation with Dan Harris

Dan leads an “open awareness” meditation that’s also available as part of the 10th anniversary audiobook of Ten Percent Happier.

22 Mar 2024 · 12 minutes
The Upsides And Downsides Of Living A More Examined Life | Matt Harris

Do you struggle to fit meditation into a busy life? Check out this candid conversation with Dan’s younger brother, Matt.

20 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
Joseph Goldstein On: Karma, Rebirth, And Other Planes Of Existence

We explore the intellectual and practical aspects of these mystical and esoteric concepts.

18 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Joseph Goldstein On The Difference Between “Relaxed” And “Casual” | Bonus Meditation

Watching things come and go helps weaken obsessive cravings both in meditation and in our lives.

15 Mar 2024 · 7 minutes
Dr. Mark Epstein On: How To Transform Your Neuroses Into “Little Shmoos”

A Buddhist psychiatrist (and one of the key players in Dan’s meditation career) talks about the overlap between Freud and... more

13 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Everything You Wanted To Know About Meditation Retreats But Were Afraid To Ask | Spring Washam (And Dan’s Close Friend, Zev Borow)

Am I a bad meditator if I don’t go on a retreat? What do they entail? How do I stay... more

11 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
How to Stay Cool No Matter What | Bonus Meditation with Matthew Hepburn

Guidance for any time you need to practice staying relaxed and ready for whatever life might throw your way.

08 Mar 2024 · 6 minutes
Deepak Chopra On: Consciousness, Quantum Physics, Handling Criticism, And The Benefit Of Contemplating Your Own Death

A wide ranging interview with one the biggest and most controversial names in the self-help world.

06 Mar 2024 · 52 minutes
Here's What I Learned From Writing A Whole Book About Meditation | Dan Harris

The tables have turned: Dan is interviewed by two of his producers.

04 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Don’t Be Yanked Around by Your Thoughts | Bonus Meditation with Sharon Salzberg

At times it feels like thinking trips us up more often than it helps. In this session, everyday New Yorker—and... more

01 Mar 2024 · 7 minutes
The Science of Effective Communication | Charles Duhigg

The four rules for a meaningful conversation, when to be vulnerable, and how to form the habits of becoming a... more

28 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
The Science of Generosity: Why It Makes You Happier and How To Do It Effectively (It Doesn’t Need To Involve Money) | Chris Anderson

How to cultivate a generosity mindset— and make a good thing less boring.

26 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
How Dan Meditates | Bonus Meditation

Dan Harris takes you inside the way he practices on a daily basis, live from the Omega Institute.

23 Feb 2024 · 37 minutes
How to Stay Calm No Matter What’s Happening | Sebene Selassie and Jeff Warren

A Master Class in equanimity. It’s the latest installment of our Meditation Party series. Live from Omega.

21 Feb 2024 · 47 minutes
Science-Based Tools for When You’re Stressed, Obsessed, or Overthinking | Dr. Jenny Taitz

Simple tools you can knit into your life both for when you’re actively freaking out, and for preventing future trips... more

19 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
How Not to Take Your Partner for Granted | Bonus Meditation with Oren Jay Sofer

Begin today by bringing to mind the people who have meant the most to you. It’s a simple way to... more

18 Feb 2024 · 6 minutes
An Antidote to Autopilot | John R. Miles

Three tools for living a “passion-struck” life.

16 Feb 2024 · 9 minutes
How Not to Ruin Your Relationships | Drs. John & Julie Gottman

What 40 years of research tells us about how to cultivate good relationships in our lives.

14 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Fight Right: The Science of Healthy Conflict | Drs. John and Julie Gottman

Conflict doesn’t have to suck. These iconic relationship researchers tell us how.

12 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
A Deep Breathing Exercise for Stress | Bonus Meditation with Jeff Warren

This four-part breathing technique calms the nervous system, relaxes the body, and is an effective antidote to obsessive over-thinking.

09 Feb 2024 · 6 minutes
The Science of Breathing | James Nestor

You may be breathing wrong. Here’s how to fix it.

07 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Dan Savage On: How to Handle Disappointment in Your Relationships, How to Get Better at Sex, and Why a 'Couple' is an Illusion

Plus, how to handle jealousy, what to do when you lose the spark, and the meaning of his famous terms,... more

05 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
A Meditation for Busy People | Bonus Meditation with Jay Michaelson

You don’t have to slow down and sit to be mindful. You can be busy and get things done while... more

04 Feb 2024 · 6 minutes
From The Puzzler with A.J. Jacobs | Dan Harris

We’re dropping a fun little treat in your feed today: it’s an episode of The Puzzler, a new podcast from... more

02 Feb 2024 · 13 minutes
The Science of Quitting: How, When, and Why to Do It | Julia Keller

Sometimes perseverance is overrated. An argument for strategic quitting.

31 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
The Science of Rescuing Your Attention Span | Gloria Mark

Our ability to focus is not lost, it’s just changing. Here’s what we can adapt.

29 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
High-Fiving Your Anxiety Demon | Bonus Meditation with Leslie Booker

Gently opening to the full sensations of anxiety and even making friends with it can actually create more calm and... more

26 Jan 2024 · 6 minutes
The Science of Failing Well | Amy Edmondson

A Harvard Business School professor discusses how to get good at “intelligent failure.”

24 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
The Science of Optimal Performance—at Work and Beyond | Daniel Goleman

How to boost productivity, empathy, and focus, while reducing burnout. From the godfather of Emotional Intelligence.

22 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
How to Be Cool With Whatever Is Happening | Bonus Meditation with Cara Lai

Start your day by tuning in and learning how to feel more connected to all the little details of your... more

21 Jan 2024 · 6 minutes
Glennon Doyle is Rethinking Her Relationship to Social Media, Hustle Culture, Intuition, Her Body, and Her Parents

The author/podcaster talks about her non-negotiables at a delicate time in her life.

19 Jan 2024 · 47 minutes
How to Stop Obsessing Over Your Body and Eat Sanely in a Toxic Culture | Virginia Sole-Smith

Plus, provocative and practical ideas about actually enjoying exercise, the real relationship between weight and health, the problem with weight... more

17 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
The Science of Why You Eat When You're Not Hungry–And How to Stop | Judson Brewer

Dr. Jud breaks down how habits work and how to change them. Plus, insights on stress, boredom, mindfulness, pleasure, satisfaction,... more

15 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
How to Stop Kicking Your Own Ass | Bonus Meditation with Dawn Mauricio

You are complex and contain multitudes. Try this refreshing take on loving-kindness and offer love to all the different parts... more

14 Jan 2024 · 6 minutes
How to Keep Going When Things Get Hard | Bryan Stevenson

Have you already bailed on your resolutions? Where are you on your other life goals? This episode is a master... more

12 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Pema Chödrön, Renowned Buddhist Nun, On Her One Non-Negotiable Happiness Strategy

Chödrön also talks about how to deal with difficult people, set boundaries, and keep a sense of humor in the... more

10 Jan 2024 · 59 minutes
How to Start (Restart, or Upgrade) Your Meditation Practice: A Master Class | Jon Kabat-Zinn

Kabat-Zinn on the nitty gritty practicalities of starting a practice, being fully present with no agenda, and letting go of... more

08 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
When You Don’t Feel Like Meditating | Bonus Meditation with Matthew Hepburn

Is meditation the last thing you want to do right now? This one's for when closing your eyes and watching... more

07 Jan 2024 · 6 minutes
Bill Hader on Anxiety, Imposter Syndrome, and Leaning into Discomfort

The star of SNL and Barry discusses how he channels his anxiety into his work. Plus, an imitation of Joseph... more

05 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Esther Perel on the One Thing That Will Improve the Quality of Your Life

The renowned psychotherapist talks about the importance of accountability in generosity in her own life, and the one thing you... more

03 Jan 2024 · 51 minutes
The Science of Making — and Keeping — New Year’s Resolutions | Hal Hershfield

A leading behavioral psychologist reveals practical strategies to help you actually make the changes you want to make this new... more

01 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
How to Stop Sleepwalking Through Your Life | Bonus Meditation with Pascal Auclair

Get out of the trance of thinking and explore what it’s like to be more generous with your attention directly,... more

31 Dec 2023 · 7 minutes
How to Actually Be Present | Matthew Brensilver

Tackling one of the best known contemplative clichés: being in the present moment and “inhabiting the now.”

29 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
For the Burned Out, Fried, and Exhausted | Emily & Amelia Nagoski

A slew of evidence-based, ready-to-try-today interventions we can use to “complete the stress cycle.”

27 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
The Science of Training Your Attention | Dr. Amishi Jha

How to stay focused, fight distraction, and function at your peak.

25 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
How to Practice When You’re Fidgety or Anxious | Bonus Meditation with Sharon Salzberg

Sometimes we feel like we have too much energy to meditate. Make space for all of that energy by listening... more

24 Dec 2023 · 6 minutes
5 Ways To Get Over Yourself | Pascal Auclair

Understanding the Buddhist concept of “the five aggregates.“

22 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
The Anti-Diet | Evelyn Tribole

The interview that changed the way Dan relates to food.

20 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
How to Set Boundaries | Nedra Glover Tawwab

A comprehensive strategy for setting and maintaining boundaries—and respecting other people’s boundaries.

18 Dec 2023 · 58 minutes
Beyond the Cliché: What Is Joy, Really? And How Do You Access It? | Bonus Meditation with La Sarmiento

Cultivate resilience by choosing to turn towards joy, and transform difficult times into growth opportunities and heartache into gratitude.

17 Dec 2023 · 7 minutes
From Happier with Gretchen Rubin | The Happiness Project: Revisited

Next year marks the fifteenth anniversary of Gretchen Rubin’s #1 New York Times bestselling book, The Happiness Project.

15 Dec 2023 · 12 minutes
Sam Harris on: Vipassana vs. Dzogchen, Looking for the Looker, and Psychic Powers

Frequent guest Sam Harris discusses life after quitting Twitter and the metaphysics of meditation along with special co-host and brother... more

13 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Ancient Secrets to Modern Happiness | Tamar Gendler

What the ancient Greek philosophers discovered about how to do life better.

11 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
Can’t Stop Thinking? Try This | Bonus Meditation with Cara Lai

Not thinking is not the point of mindfulness. We know, shocking! Emotions and thoughts are inextricably linked: know them to... more

10 Dec 2023 · 8 minutes
Kelly Ripa On: The Upside of Anxiety, the Case for Marriage Counseling, and Growing Older in Public

The longtime TV host and actor talks about working onscreen with her husband, her fear of public speaking, and what... more

08 Dec 2023 · 56 minutes
Jack Kornfield & Yung Pueblo On: How To Meditate When You’re Freaking Out, the Limits of the Thinking Mind, & Balancing Self-Interest with Compassion

One's a legend, the other's a phenom. Together, they offer practical wisdom for maintaining your daily meditation practice, handling conflict,... more

06 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
How to Reframe Your “Problems” as “Puzzles” | A.J. Jacobs

The writer who calls himself a “human guinea pig” shares a counterintuitive way to become more clear, creative, and persistent.

04 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
A Meditation for When You’re Nursing a Grudge | Bonus Meditation with Oren Jay Sofer

Make peace with pettiness through good old understanding.

01 Dec 2023 · 7 minutes
How To Be Less Anxious and More Useful in a Chaotic World | Oren Jay Sofer

Buddhist strategies for navigating tumult— and even becoming a node of sanity amidst it all.

29 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Can Anxiety Be a Gift? | Dr. David Rosmarin

This guest says you can thrive with anxiety. And the trick is learning to get comfortable with discomfort.

27 Nov 2023 · 53 minutes
Gratitude for Fidgety Skeptics | Bonus Meditation with Matthew Hepburn

Learn the skill of not taking sh*t for granted.

26 Nov 2023 · 6 minutes
Become an Active Operator of Your Nervous System | Deb Dana

Practical tools for regulating your nervous system in stressful times.

22 Nov 2023 · 58 minutes
A Radical Strategy for Dealing With Difficult People | Father Gregory Boyle

We deal with difficult people over holiday meals, at work, and online. This guest says there is only one answer.

20 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
A Meditation for When You’re Taking a Walk | Bonus Meditation with Alexis Santos

Bringing mindfulness to walking is an opportunity to build awareness and relax the mind as you move about your day.

19 Nov 2023 · 6 minutes
Good Conflict | Amanda Ripley | An Episode From “On Being”

Today we are dropping down our feed a conversation that I listened to recently that had a huge impact on... more

17 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Deep, Provocative Success Strategies From the “Yoda of Silicon Valley” | Jerry Colonna

How getting your sh*t together can make you a better leader in your own personal orbit. It can maybe even... more

15 Nov 2023 · 59 minutes
How to Repair the Damage After a Fight | Dr. Becky Kennedy

Plus, what happens if you don't repair, whether it's ever too late to repair, what "boundaries" actually are, and a... more

13 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
How to Be Mindful on the Go | Bonus Meditation With Alexis Santos

Try this meditation with Alexis to explore an open, easy style of practice‚ which can lead toward more awareness throughout... more

12 Nov 2023 · 18 minutes
A More Relaxed Way to Meditate | Alexis Santos

The meditation style that changed Dan’s entire practice.

10 Nov 2023 · 54 minutes
Nirvana | Joseph Goldstein

It’s a cultural cliche, but it is also the endpoint of the Buddhist path. So what is Nirvana? And is... more

08 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 24 minutes
What Science Says About Money and Happiness | Dr. Elizabeth Dunn

How to spend your money in ways that will really boost your happiness and a look at the state of... more

06 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Intention-Setting is Not New Age Goo | Bonus Meditation with Dawn Mauricio

Setting intentions regularly can be an incredibly effective and deeply satisfying tool to map out how you want to live... more

05 Nov 2023 · 6 minutes
3 Buddhist Strategies for When the News is Overwhelming | Kaira Jewel Lingo

A former nun explains how to deal with doom-scrolling, despair, and rage in the face of world events.

03 Nov 2023 · 42 minutes
Buddhist Strategies for Suffering Less and Improving Your Meditation | Lama Rod Owens

Plus: Why Lama Rod is "no longer interested in being a good person," why we need to let go of... more

01 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
How To Prevent Dementia | Lisa Genova

Understanding the difference between ‘normal’ forgetfulness and actual memory loss, practical ways to stave off Alzheimer’s disease, and meditation’s role... more

30 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
How to Take Risks (an Experimental Episode) | Marissa Schneiderman

Expert advice on how and why to be more experimental in your life. Also, an attempt to convince you to... more

27 Oct 2023 · 45 minutes
Adam Grant on the Science of Potential and Achievement

One of our most frequent and popular guests talks about how to develop the character skills to discover your hidden... more

25 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Three Skills for Staying Calm, Sane, and Open in a Chaotic World | Krista Tippett

The host of On Being shares lessons learned from 20 years of interviews, including: how to live with open questions,... more

23 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Learn Basic Walking Meditation From a Master | Bonus Meditation with Sharon Salzberg

You can use awareness of walking as a touchstone to help feel more connected to the moment in this simple... more

22 Oct 2023 · 6 minutes
From Finding Mastery | A Conversation with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn

Our friend Dr. Michael Gervais at the Finding Mastery podcast is a renowned sports psychologist who found meditation by happenstance.... more

20 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Do You Have ADHD? | Dr. Mark Bertin

The difference between ADHD and human distractibility, and strategies for managing ADHD that can improve your focus, even if you... more

18 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
How to Make Good Decisions | Shane Parrish

Here's what might be preventing you from making better decisions and how to know what's even worth wanting.

16 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
An Intro to Loving-Kindness | Bonus Meditation with Sharon Salzberg

Loving-kindness can sound incredibly sappy, but it's really just a way of paying attention. Sharon makes it simple.

15 Oct 2023 · 10 minutes
Sharon Salzberg Takes on the Cliches: Authenticity, Love, and Being Your Own BFF

One of the most prominent western meditation teachers talks about how to take gauzy concepts and operationalize them in your... more

13 Oct 2023 · 50 minutes
How to Be Great | Alex Toussaint

This ain't daycare... Tough love and actionable insights on validation, gratitude, and self-alignment from the Peloton star. Plus, he shares... more

11 Oct 2023 · 57 minutes
Why We Panic: A Journalist Investigates Anxiety, Fear, and How To Deal With It | Matt Gutman

Gutman also discusses imposter syndrome, grief and his experience with psychedelics.

09 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Learn Basic Breath Meditation From a Master | Bonus Meditation with Sharon Salzberg

Being aware of the breath is a foundation of mindfulness. The goal is to gently return, with growing kindness, again... more

08 Oct 2023 · 6 minutes
From the TED Radio Hour | Body Electric

A preview episode of Body Electric, a special series from the TED Radio Hour: an interactive investigation into the relationship... more

06 Oct 2023 · 29 minutes
Comedian Sarah Cooper On: Humiliation, Perfectionism, and Taking Chances

She also roasts me mercilessly. This one's really fun.

04 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Naomi Klein on How To Stay Sane In An Increasingly Warped Online World

Klein goes down the rabbit hole after learning she has a digital doppelgänger who has gone all in on conspiracies.

02 Oct 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
A Meditation for Social Anxiety | Bonus Meditation with La Sarmiento

We’re all a little socially awkward. Learn to be gentle with yourself in stressful situations to reduce your social anxiety... more

29 Sep 2023 · 6 minutes
Comedian Aparna Nancherla on: Impostor Syndrome, Anger, Social Anxiety, and Stage Fright

Why she has spent years fearing she’s only pretending to be good at her work. (Co-interviewed by Dr. Bianca Harris,... more

27 Sep 2023 · 54 minutes
Delight and Joy Are Survival Mechanisms and Acts of Resistance | Ross Gay

How rethinking these often twee concepts can change your life and maybe the world.

25 Sep 2023 · 54 minutes
A Meditation You Can Do Literally Anywhere, Anytime | Bonus Meditation with Jay Michaelson

You don’t have to slow down and sit to be mindful. You can be busy and get things done while... more

22 Sep 2023 · 6 minutes
A Controversial New Way To Think About Addiction | Carrie Wilkens

Wilkens talks about the stigma around substance abuse, potential alternatives to abstinence, and the role of meditation in recovery.

20 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Duncan Trussell on: Being a Spiritual Omnivore, Whether Psychedelics Are a Bridge to the Divine, and How the Gates of Hell Are Locked From the Inside

This one gets weird. We talk about quantum expressions of the universe, Duncan’s interest in God, and how all of... more

18 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Impermanence Is a Key Buddhist Insight. Here’s How to See It. | Bonus Meditation with Jessica Morey

Everything good must come to an end. Noticing endings teaches us how to savor the good in life, and even... more

17 Sep 2023 · 7 minutes
From Kelly Corrigan Wonders | A Conversation with Dan Harris

Dan sits down with his friend Kelly Corrigan at the Aspen Ideas Festival.

15 Sep 2023 · 52 minutes
How To Find Meaningful Work in a Rapidly Changing World | Bruce Feiler

Feiler also discusses why we no longer live linear lives, letting go of the idea of having a career, and... more

13 Sep 2023 · 57 minutes
How to Handle Your Emotions at Work | Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy

These seven rules illustrate a middle path between completely stifling your emotions and bringing your whole self to the office.

11 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 30 minutes
A Meditation for When You Badly Need to Calm Down | Bonus Meditation with Sebene Selassie

Find freedom from obsessive loops of fear by getting grounded in the body, dropping the stories, and bringing some kindness... more

10 Sep 2023 · 6 minutes
From The One You Feed | A Conversation with Dan Harris

In this episode from The One You Feed podcast, Dan sits down with host Eric Zimmer and discusses his original... more

08 Sep 2023 · 52 minutes
The Dharma of Work | Matthew Hepburn

The office might be one of the most difficult places to not side with yourself, but it’s a concept that... more

06 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
The Myth of the Dream Job | Simone Stolzoff

Balancing happiness and ambition is a challenge, especially if you often define yourself by your work. Stolzoff covers why it’s... more

04 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
How Not To Be A Pushover | Bonus Meditation with Cara Lai

Mindfulness isn't about making your heart open. It's about feeling however you feel, respecting that, and sometimes, saying no.

01 Sep 2023 · 6 minutes
Meditation Party: Magic, Mystery, Intuition, Tattoos, and Non-Efforting | Sebene Selassie and Jeff Warren

We also cover: the I Ching, self-hatred, and how to engage in any kind of creative work without being overly... more

30 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
We Know Nature Is Good for Us. Here’s How To Make Time for It, Scandinavian Style | Linda Åkeson McGurk

The art and science of “the open-air life.”

28 Aug 2023 · 55 minutes
The Present Moment | Bonus Meditation with Pascal Auclair

Get out of the trance of thinking and explore what it’s like to be more generous with your attention directly,... more

27 Aug 2023 · 7 minutes
What Is Mindfulness, Really? And How Do You Know if You’re Doing It Right? | Diana Winston

Mindfulness is a word that is in danger of becoming meaningless. In this episode, we dig into the meaning of... more

25 Aug 2023 · 57 minutes
Deep Cuts: Malcolm Gladwell

Gladwell On: the importance of flow states, why people should have a lifelong pursuit or practice, and how he personally... more

23 Aug 2023 · 59 minutes
Deep Cuts: Kryptonite for the Inner Critic | Kristin Neff

The scientific case for self-compassion and why it doesn’t have to lead to passivity, self absorption, or cheesiness.

21 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
Keeping Things in Perspective | Bonus Meditation with La Sarmiento

Our busy lives rarely afford us time to reflect on what’s truly important. Remembering what matters most empowers us to... more

20 Aug 2023 · 6 minutes
How to Gracefully Handle Defeat I Former Congressman Tim Ryan

Ryan also talks about how meditation helped him ride out a brutal political campaign, escaping the grind, and whether... more

18 Aug 2023 · 41 minutes
Legendary Record Producer Rick Rubin On: Creativity, Habits, Self-Doubt, Intuition and Meditation

We also cover: What to do when you're feeling stuck, the difference between authenticity and sincerity, and his approach to... more

16 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
How to Meditate If You Have No Time to Meditate | Jake Eagle and Michael Amster (Co-Interviewed by Dan’s Wife, Bianca!)

Learn a new 30-second practice that is backed by science and will actually fit in your day. It's microdosing–but for... more

14 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
How to Counteract Your Negativity Bias | Bonus Meditation with Oren Jay Sofer

Counteract negativity bias by appreciating the goodness in life: simple acts of kindness, moments of beauty, and even your own... more

11 Aug 2023 · 7 minutes
The Science of Joy: Why You Need It and How to Get It | Ingrid Fetell Lee

The hidden influence that your surroundings can have on your happiness. And how to tweak things in subtle but powerful... more

09 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Neuroaesthetics: How Art Can Improve and Extend Your Life | Ivy Ross and Susan Magsamen

The science that says art can regulate your emotions, treat disease and relieve stress.

07 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
How to Roll With Stuff | Bonus Meditation with Matthew Hepburn

Guidance for any time you need to practice staying relaxed and ready for whatever life might throw your way.

04 Aug 2023 · 7 minutes
The Dharma of Artificial Intelligence (AI) | Jasmine Wang & Iain S. Thomas

What does an AI have to say about life’s biggest questions? And what do those answers say about whether we... more

02 Aug 2023 · 59 minutes
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist Jennifer Egan On: Panic, Awe, Fetishizing Authenticity, and Our Possible AI Futures

Jennifer also covers: The power of writing by hand, the impact of success on her work, and her feelings of... more

31 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
How to Fall Asleep | Bonus Meditation with Jeff Warren

The simple yet effective technique of trusting your body will help you fall into a quiet, restful sleep.

28 Jul 2023 · 6 minutes
Your Sleep Questions, Answered | Donn Posner

Why you shouldn't freak out if you’re sleeping poorly, and other tips for dealing with insomnia.

26 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
How to Sleep Better | Diane Macedo

ABC News anchor and author Diane Macedo shares her personal investigation and insight into how to improve your sleep habits.

24 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Zach Braff On: Anxiety, Sobriety, Insomnia, Grief, Social Media, and the Meaning of the Tattoo on His Wrist

The actor/writer/director is one of those rare famous people who’s willing to go there.

21 Jul 2023 · 46 minutes
Don’t Overcomplicate Your Meditation | Bonus Meditation with Joseph Goldstein

Life is already complicated enough. Meditation doesn’t have to be, if we learn to be simple and easy.

21 Jul 2023 · 6 minutes
Three Strategies for Getting Over Yourself | Joseph Goldstein

Joseph talks about the ways we perpetuate an unhealthy sense of self and delivers practical strategies for uprooting these tendencies.

19 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Four Ways to Boost Your Mindfulness Muscle | Joseph Goldstein

Joseph unpacks a classic Buddhist list called the Four Foundations of Mindfulness, which lays out various techniques for developing mindfulness... more

17 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Don’t Push Away Difficult Emotions | Bonus Meditation with Sebene Selassie

In this gentle meditation, Sebene offers support for grief. She guides you through a practice of kindness and compassion for... more

14 Jul 2023 · 7 minutes
Night School: How to Meditate While You’re Asleep | Andrew Holecek

Doable strategies for lucid dreaming. It’s not hippie nonsense; it’s backed by science and deeply interwoven into ancient Buddhist traditions.

12 Jul 2023 · 53 minutes
How Thinking About Death Can Improve Your Life | Alua Arthur

Death isn’t the most appetizing topic, but contemplating mortality can be a massive source of motivation, perspective, and even stress... more

10 Jul 2023 · 52 minutes
How to Keep It Together When the Shit Hits the Fan | Bonus Meditation with Joseph Goldstein

During major life transitions your emotional and mental world can kick into overdrive. Learn how to stay in the eye... more

07 Jul 2023 · 7 minutes
How to Disentangle from Toxic People | Lindsay C. Gibson

Emotionally immature people can wreck your life. One of our most popular guests returns to teach you how to make... more

05 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
The Buddha’s Four-Part Strategy for “Ultimate Happiness” | Sally Armstrong

A deep dive on one of the Buddha’s most famous and foundational discourses.

03 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Listen to TED's How to Be a Better Human

Check out our friends at How to Be a Better Human podcast, as we take a look within and beyond... more

30 Jun 2023 · 4 minutes
How to Handle Your Self-Destructive Impulses | Bonus Meditation with Alexis Santos

We’re sharing one of the meditations that Alexis Santos contributed to the Healthy Habits Challenge. It’ll help you get in... more

30 Jun 2023 · 12 minutes
Nutrition Advice for People Who Don't Want to Go on a Diet | Rachael Hartley

Diets don't work. So here's some advice on how to do intuitive eating–without ignoring the science of nutrition. This is... more

28 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Your Brain on Food | Dr. Uma Naidoo

Nutrition tips for anxiety, depression, sleep disorders, dementia, PTSD, ADHD, and OCD. Plus, an explanation of the gut-brain connection. This... more

26 Jun 2023 · 1 hour,
Can Radical Decluttering Significantly Boost Your Happiness? | Bonus Conversation with The Minimalists

Joshua and Ryan of The Minimalists are bringing their documentary – aptly entitled “Minimalism” – to YouTube, for free and... more

23 Jun 2023 · 41 minutes
The Connection Between Autopilot Mode and Habit Formation | Bonus Meditation with Alexis Santos

A key part of fitness— from exercise to diet— is making and breaking habits. And that’s what today’s meditation is... more

23 Jun 2023 · 12 minutes
Can You Get Fit Without Self-Loathing? | Cara Lai

Practical tips to stop judging yourself, chill out about exercise, and start taking better care of your body–from a Buddhist... more

21 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
An Owner’s Manual for Your Body | Juliet and Kelly Starrett

From balance and breathing to nutrition and sleep, these are the best hacks for staying mobile and durable–without actually exercising.... more

19 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
How to Get In the Right Headspace to Make New Habits | Bonus Meditation with Alexis Santos

If you’ve been listening to the podcast this week, you probably heard that we’re in the midst of a 3-week... more

16 Jun 2023 · 12 minutes
Can You Really Live to 150 Years Old? | Dr. Mark Hyman

Talking saunas, cold plunges, cuddling, alcohol, diet, exercise, and aging with Dr. Mark Hyman, who argues you can embrace your... more

14 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
The Science of Longevity | Dr. Peter Attia

Cutting-edge tips on exercise, nutrition, sleep, pharmaceuticals, and emotional health from Dr. Peter Attia, who wants to extend not just... more

12 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
Can A Buddhist Want A Beach Bod? | Behind the Scenes with TPH Producer DJ Cashmere

We pull back the curtain to show how this show comes together, and preview our exciting new series: Get Fit... more

09 Jun 2023 · 32 minutes
A Meditation for People Who Can’t Sit Still | Bonus Meditation with Dawn Mauricio

Mindful movement is an excellent way to integrate and even invigorate mindfulness while cultivating the power of curious awareness.

09 Jun 2023 · 6 minutes
This Episode Will Make You Stronger | Sister Dang Nghiem

A five-part Buddhist recipe for facing whatever life throws at you. Plus an incredible story of grit and resilience.

07 Jun 2023 · 59 minutes
9 Strategies for Managing Your Time | Laura Vanderkam

A productivity expert reveals the failsafe ways to take control of your time.

05 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
For When You're Overwhelmed | Bonus Meditation with Jeff Warren

Be like a robot and try this light-hearted noting practice. Give your anxiety a break by immersing yourself fully in... more

02 Jun 2023 · 6 minutes
A Personal Story from Dan

We’re going to bring you a bonus episode from a podcast we love called Meditative Story. We’re going to share... more

31 May 2023 · 28 minutes
A Three Part Plan for Anxiety | Dr. Luana Marques

Luana also covers: How to be comfortably uncomfortable, why being bold isn't the same as being fearless, and the #1... more

31 May 2023 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Why Dwight from The Office (Rainn Wilson) Is Calling for a “Spiritual Revolution”

Talking spirituality, sobriety, pilgrimage, and potlucks with the actor Rainn Wilson, author of the new book, Soul Boom: Why We... more

29 May 2023 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
The Cost of Living With a Secret | Geena Rocero

Author, model, and trans activist Geena Rocero talks about: coming out, the overlap between gender and spirituality, and her new... more

26 May 2023 · 33 minutes
Meditation Party with Sebene Selassie and Jeff Warren: Psychedelics, ADHD, Waking Up From Distraction, and Singing Without Being Self-Conscious

Experimenting with a chattier (but still deep) format. Our second installment of Meditation Party.

24 May 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
Mayim Bialik On: Anxiety, Anger, Believing in Both Neuroscience and God, and the Pressures of Being a Teen TV Star

Mayim also covers: her decision to be open about her complicated psychiatric history, whether it's possible to be overdiagnosed, and... more

22 May 2023 · 59 minutes
How Not to Take Shit for Granted | Bonus Meditation with Pascal Auclair

Through the protection of gratitude, the world becomes brighter and more hopeful, and the mind becomes more balanced. Gratitude: cultivate... more

19 May 2023 · 7 minutes
Joseph Goldstein On: How Not To Try Too Hard in Meditation, Why You Shouldn't "Waste Your Suffering," and the Value Of Seeing How Ridiculous You Are

Joseph also covers: how to handle doubts about whether you’re meditating correctly, what to do when unwholesome states arise, and... more

17 May 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Mike D On: The Value of Failure, the Addictive Power of Adrenaline, and How a Beastie Boy Got Into Lovingkindness

Mike also covers: the importance of risk, how to handle self-judgment in meditation and how Buddhism impacted the Beastie Boys’... more

15 May 2023 · 56 minutes
Is It Really Possible (Or Wise) to Send Good Vibes to Literally Everyone? | Bonus Meditation with Sharon Salzberg

Tame your inner curmudgeon and turn up the good vibes by wishing everyone well. And we mean e v e... more

12 May 2023 · 6 minutes
The Selfish Case for Being Ethical | Eugene Cash

The Buddhists sell virtue as self-interest. A deep dive on “right action,” “right speech,” and “right livelihood.”

10 May 2023 · 42 minutes
Neil DeGrasse Tyson on Why Having a “Cosmic Perspective” Will Help You Do Life Better

Neil also covers: the importance of intellectual humility, how death brings meaning to life, and whether there is intelligent life... more

08 May 2023 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
Clearing Your Mind Is Impossible – But You Can Do This Instead | Bonus Meditation with Cara Lai

Not thinking is not the point of mindfulness. We know, shocking! Emotions and thoughts are inextricably linked: know them to... more

05 May 2023 · 7 minutes
The Buddha’s Eight Part Recipe for Happiness | DaRa Williams

The Buddha was a big list maker — and the Eightfold Path is one of his most important. Today we... more

03 May 2023 · 50 minutes
Michael Imperioli (From The Sopranos and White Lotus) Knows a Shitload About Buddhist Meditation

We talk about: whether meditation helps him be more creative, how acting and meditation are similar, and whether getting older... more

01 May 2023 · 58 minutes
For When You’re Feeling Stuck Inside Your Own Head | Bonus Meditation with The Science of Happiness

We’re bringing you a special meditation from another podcast that Dan is a fan of, and where he’s been a... more

28 Apr 2023 · 12 minutes
The “Performance Whisperer” George Mumford Has Deep Strategies for Flow and Success

The guy who taught Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant how to meditate talks about: unlocking, challenging negative self-talk, and recognizing... more

26 Apr 2023 · 56 minutes
Gretchen Rubin on: How To Use Your Five Senses To Reduce Anxiety, Increase Creativity, and Improve Your Relationships

How the happiness expert (and devout non-meditator) learned to get out of her head.

24 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
An Antidote to Helplessness | Bonus Meditation with Matthew Hepburn

When the world feels like a dumpster fire, it helps to remember that your contributions to improve things matter—even the... more

21 Apr 2023 · 6 minutes
Modern Life Is Making You Sick, but It Doesn’t Have To | Dr. Gabor Maté

Hidden sources of stress — and how to beat them. Also: the myth of normal, the necessity of being disillusioned,... more

19 Apr 2023 · 57 minutes
Alexander Dreymon (Star of Netflix’s “The Last Kingdom”) on: Therapy, Marriage, Anger, Masculinity, Meditation, and Being Nice (Even If You’re a Viking)

Dan’s new man-crush is a stunningly open book. They bond over parenthood, husbandhood, and an occasional lack of emotional expressiveness.

17 Apr 2023 · 56 minutes
From the Metta Hour Podcast with Sharon Salzberg | "Real Life" Book Preview

A special preview of her Sharon Salzberg's new book, Real Life: The Journey from Isolation to Openness and Freedom.

14 Apr 2023 · 1 hour,
This Is the Antidote to Self-Centered Suffering | Bonus Meditation with Sebene Selassie

Working through fear by anchoring in the breath and body gives you the capacity to be fully available to help... more

14 Apr 2023 · 8 minutes
Jennifer Senior On: Grief, Happiness, Friendship Breakups, and Why We Feel Younger Than Our Actual Age

The Pulitzer Prize winner talks about the “hedonic treadmill,” the idiosyncrasies of grief, and the happiness expert who took his... more

12 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Sharon Salzberg On: Openness, Not Believing the Stories You Tell Yourself, and Why the Most Powerful Tools Often Seem Stupid at First

Sharon also covers: whether shame is ever healthy, the difference between self-centeredness and “healthy pride,” and why gratitude gets a... more

10 Apr 2023 · 1 hour,
Use This When Stressed | Bonus Meditation with Jeff Warren

This four-part breathing technique calms the nervous system, relaxes the body, and is an effective antidote to obsessive over-thinking.

07 Apr 2023 · 6 minutes
Tripping Out with a Legend: Jon Kabat-Zinn on Pain vs. Suffering, Rethinking Your Anxiety, and the Buddha's Teaching in a Single Sentence

A beautifully weird conversation with the creator of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. Jon Kabat-Zinn talks about why meditation can't just be... more

05 Apr 2023 · 44 minutes
How to Meditate in Hell | Jarvis Jay Masters

The man they call “the Buddhist on death row” calls in from his cell in San Quentin.

03 Apr 2023 · 48 minutes
From The Prof G Pod with Scott Galloway | The Future of Work

As a wrap up to our Work Life series, we want to share a preview of another podcast we love:... more

31 Mar 2023 · 18 minutes
The Buddhist Way of Dealing with Stuff You Don’t Like| Bonus Meditation with Joseph Goldstein

Accepting the unpleasant: easier said than done. Joseph demonstrates how to overcome reactivity and build the skill of acceptance.

31 Mar 2023 · 7 minutes
Does Mindfulness Actually Make You Happier (or Better) at Work? | Prof. Lindsey Cameron

We break down the research. Which techniques work best and when? And how do you fit them into a busy... more

29 Mar 2023 · 55 minutes
Jerks at Work | Amy Gallo

Practical strategies from an expert on work conflict. And this provocative question: what if you’re part of the problem?

27 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
Stop Working So Hard | Bonus Meditation with Anushka Fernandopulle

You can refresh your energy in just a few moments. If you do it mindfully, you'll boost your presence and... more

24 Mar 2023 · 7 minutes
Do You Feel Like an Imposter? | Dr. Valerie Young (Co-Interviewed by Dan’s Wife, Bianca!)

What is “imposter syndrome”? Why are so many people talking about it? And what can you do about it? Dan... more

22 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Scott Galloway on: The Impact of Work on Mental Health, the Role of Luck in Success, and How Much is Enough

Also: How much work/life balance do you actually need? Is hustle culture dead? Should you really bring your whole self... more

20 Mar 2023 · 50 minutes
A Meditation For Bleak Moments | Bonus Meditation with Jay Michaelson

As skeptics, we can question if our lives have meaning. Reflecting on the impact of your good actions can counteract... more

17 Mar 2023 · 7 minutes
What Is Holding You Back From Greatness? | Lewis Howes

Lewis is a student of greatness, having conducted hundreds of interviews. We cover obstacles such as fear, self-doubt, and lack... more

15 Mar 2023 · 53 minutes
You Are Not a Sh*tty Person | Carla Naumburg

Many of us assume we need self-laceration to succeed. But self compassion is way more effective. Find that cheesy? Carla... more

13 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
Being Honest with Yourself is Hard. Here’s How to Do It. | Bonus Meditation with Alexis Santos

Feel the true strength and happiness that comes from courageous vulnerability, the valuable art of knowing yourself deeply.

10 Mar 2023 · 6 minutes
The Many Benefits of a “Paradox Mindset” | Dolly Chugh

The human animal doesn’t love contradictions. We love a clear, simple story. Us versus them. Good versus evil. But life... more

08 Mar 2023 · 56 minutes
Jonathan Haidt on: The Upside of Striving, How to Build a Stronger Mind, And What to Do with Ideas You Hate

Also: how to navigate social media sanely, how to get ahead at work (and stay happy in the process), and... more

06 Mar 2023 · 53 minutes
What to Do When You’re Pissed Off | Bonus Meditation with Jessica Morey

Go from "seeing red" to seeing the value in anger without being carried away by it and doing or saying... more

03 Mar 2023 · 6 minutes
A Radical Alternative to Revenge | sujatha baliga

How far can you take forgiveness? Are there some cases where it should be off the table? And how does... more

01 Mar 2023 · 56 minutes
How to be Less Judgmental (Of Other People – and Yourself) | La Sarmiento

Can mindfulness really pull you out of a spiral of self-judgment? Don’t you need to be judgmental sometimes? What’s the... more

27 Feb 2023 · 54 minutes
A Meditation for Bouncing Back from Rejection (Or Whatever Else Life Hurls at You) | Bonus Meditation with Sebene Selassie

Learn how to grow your resilience by connecting to a positive attitude, resolve, and allowing yourself to say yes to... more

24 Feb 2023 · 6 minutes
How to Get Over Rejection | Florence Williams

Why did we evolve to take heartbreak and rejection so hard? And what can we do to get over it?... more

22 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
How the Science of Attachment Can Help You Make and Keep Friends | Dr. Marisa G. Franco

Friendship extends your life and reduces depression. So why, for many of us, is it an afterthought? Dr. Marisa G.... more

20 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
How to Say No | Bonus Meditation with Cara Lai

Mindfulness isn't about making your heart open. It's about feeling however you feel, respecting that, and sometimes, saying no.

17 Feb 2023 · 6 minutes
How to Handle Family Drama | Nedra Glover Tawwab

Strategies for dealing with your obnoxious uncle, your mother who won’t see a therapist, or your overly critical in-laws. Nedra... more

15 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Myths of Love, Sex, Dating, and Relationships | Myisha Battle

How our false expectations and misunderstandings about relationships can create an incalculable amount of suffering — and the many problems... more

13 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
A Meditation to Help You Listen to Your Gut | Bonus Meditation with Sharon Salzberg

Sharon expertly guides you through a body scan to help you feel relaxed and at home in your body.

10 Feb 2023 · 6 minutes
Deep Genealogy | Spring Washam

So many people are interested in their family tree. What kind of lives did our ancestors lead and what do... more

08 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 19 minutes
Can You Really Trust Your Gut? | Amber Tamblyn

Can you really trust your gut? Our guest today – author, actress and director, Amber Tamblyn – talks about the... more

06 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 5 minutes
Partying With Your Neuroses | Bonus Meditation with Jeff Warren

Instead of fruitlessly trying to control everything in your life, take a lighter approach and throw a party for all... more

03 Feb 2023 · 11 minutes
Meditation Party: The “Sh*t Is Fertilizer” Edition | Sebene Selassie & Jeff Warren

In this special Meditation Party episode, Sebene Selassie and Jeff Warren take listener calls with Dan and get candid about... more

01 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
Understand Your Brain, Upgrade Your Life | Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

How can understanding your brain improve your life? Today’s guest, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, talks about how to effectively work... more

30 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Use This Meditation to Achieve Some Equanimity in Your Relationships | Bonus Meditation with Pascal Auclair

Let’s be real: relationships aren’t always easy. Connect in a more meaningful way to stay engaged and caring with balance... more

27 Jan 2023 · 6 minutes
The Science of Persuasion | Vanessa Bohns

Vanessa Bohns, author of You Have More Influence Than You Think, dives into science-based strategies for observing the effect we... more

25 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
From The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos | Being Here Now with Tony Hale

We're sharing a preview of another podcast we love, The Happiness Lab.

24 Jan 2023 · 37 minutes
Lessons From the World’s Longest Scientific Study of Happiness | Dr. Robert Waldinger

Dr. Robert Waldinger talks about his new book The Good Life: Lessons From the World’s Longest Scientific Study of Happiness,... more

23 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
An On-the-go Strategy for Reducing Judgementalism | Bonus Meditation with Jay Michaelson

A busy city is an ideal place to cultivate loving-kindness and powerfully connect to those around you while you’re out... more

20 Jan 2023 · 6 minutes
Adam Grant on Perfectionism and Procrastination

Adam Grant on strategies for managing perfectionism, better ways of measuring our own success, and how to reimagine our relationship... more

18 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
This Scientist Says One Emotion Might Be the Key to Happiness. Can You Guess What It Is? | Dacher Keltner

Living the good life boils down to one thing: finding awe. Today’s guest, Dacher Keltner gives eight simple strategies for... more

16 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
Is It Ever Enough? | Bonus Meditation with Sebene Selassie

Stressed about the strained economy? You’re not alone. Sebene offers tools to help see the abundance we all have in... more

13 Jan 2023 · 6 minutes
The Dharma of Money | Spencer Sherman

In part two of our series on money, Spencer Sherman explains how we can apply the Four Brahma Viharas to... more

11 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
The Psychology of Money | Morgan Housel

Morgan Housel, author of The Psychology of Money, talks about the role money really plays when it comes to our... more

09 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
The Enlightened Mind | Part 5 of The Dalai Lama's Guide to Happiness

We go deep on the Dalai Lama’s own meditation practice, and Dan shares his takeaways from the two weeks with... more

06 Jan 2023 · 44 minutes
Is Reincarnation Real? | Part 4 of The Dalai Lama's Guide to Happiness

We explore the connection between the Dalai Lama’s extraordinary capacity for compassion and his deep belief in a concept that... more

05 Jan 2023 · 33 minutes
Wise Selfishness | Part 3 of The Dalai Lama's Guide to Happiness

Dan sits down with His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, and gets answers to many thorny questions, including: How can we... more

04 Jan 2023 · 33 minutes
The Cake Incident | Part 2 of The Dalai Lama’s Guide to Happiness

The Dalai Lama makes a risky move in the name of compassion, and the moment sends Dan into a kind... more

03 Jan 2023 · 28 minutes
The Dalai Lama’s Guide to Happiness | Part 1

Dan flies to Dharamsala, India to spend two weeks in the orbit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.

02 Jan 2023 · 40 minutes
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Dan flies to Dharamsala, India to spend two weeks in the orbit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama.