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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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303: Depression and Anxiety: Your Old Enemies, Your Best Friends| Zindel Segal

Winter is coming. Not to get all Game of Thrones on you, but... while there are some optimistic signs on the horizon in the form of vaccines, it looks like we could be heading into some dark months of rising caseloads and restrictions on our lifestyle. Consequently, we are launching a 2-part series to help you ride this out. Next week, we will talk to happiness researcher Laurie Santos (host of the Happiness Lab podcast). Today, my guest today is Zindel Segal, a clinical psychologist from the University of Toronto and a pioneer in developing and studying ways to use mindfulness for depression and anxiety. While not all of us will experience clinical depression or anxiety in the coming months, we may well experience significant doses of sadness and worry. In this conversation, we talk about: what the science shows about the benefits of meditation for depression and anxiety; the importance of establishing and maintaining routines as a form of antidepressant; the differences between depression and anxiety; and how to treat depression like an old friend.
Where to find Zindel Segal online:
Website: https://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/psych/person/zindel-segal
Twitter: https://twitter.com/zindelsegal
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Zindel-Segal-955303284518859/
Book Mentioned:
Lost Connections by Johann Hari: https://thelostconnections.com
2020 has been a doozy, so this year we’re offering Ten Percent Happier subscriptions at a 40% discount. Get this deal before it ends on December 1st by going to www.tenpercent.com/november.
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To submit a question or share a reflection dial 646-883-8326 and leave us a voicemail. If you’re outside the United States, you can email us a voice memo file in mp3 format to listener@tenpercent.com. The deadline for submissions is Monday December 7th.
Full Shownotes: https://www.tenpercent.com/podcast-episode/zindel-segal-303

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