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Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris

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New episodes come out every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for free, with 1-week early access for Wondery+ subscribers.Dan Harris is a fidgety, skeptical journalist who had a panic attack on live national television, which led him to try something he otherwise never would have considered: meditation. … read more

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252: You Can't Meditate This Away (Race, Rage, and the Responsibilities of Meditators)

There is fury in America's streets - and we, as meditators, have the opportunity to use our practice to do the hard work of seeing things clearly (including the ugliness in our own minds), and responding wisely. I'm incredibly grateful to my guest, meditation teacher Sebene Selassie, for agreeing to come on this show on short notice (like, two hours beforehand) to discuss such a painful subject. This episode is in response to the protests that have broken out nationwide in the wake of the case of George Floyd, a black man who died after nearly nine minutes with his neck under the knee of a white police officer in Minneapolis. Our conversation is personal and raw. Most of all, we hope it is useful.
Where to find Sebene online:
Website: https://www.sebeneselassie.com/
Instagram @sebeneselassie // https://www.instagram.com/sebeneselassie/
Other Resources Mentioned:
W. E. B. Du Bois // https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W._E._B._Du_Bois
KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR L,A Times Op-ED // https://www.latimes.com/opinion/story/2020-05-30/dont-understand-the-protests-what-youre-seeing-is-people-pushed-to-the-edge
The 1619 Project by New York Times // https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/1619-america-slavery.html
Seeing White - Scene on Radio // https://www.sceneonradio.org/seeing-white/
Well Read Black Girl // https://www.wellreadblackgirl.com/
Additional Resources:
Ten Percent Happier Challenge: https://www.tenpercent.com/challenge
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Coronavirus Sanity Guide: https://www.tenpercent.com/coronavirussanityguide
Free App access for Health Care Workers: https://tenpercent.com/care
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