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Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris

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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. He went on to write the bestselling book, 10% Happier. On this show, Dan talks with eminent meditation teachers, top … read more


A Buddhist Approach to Money Worries | Ethan Nichtern

No matter what your economic situation is, you have likely experienced some money worries during this pandemic. I know I have- and I say that as someone who is in an extremely fortunate position. So many people have lost businesses, lost jobs, had salaries cut- or we are worried about one of these things happening to us. Given the massive insecurity and uncertainty abroad in the land, we wanted to explore a Buddhist approach to financial concerns. It's not like the Buddha never said anything on this matter. He wasn't expecting all meditators to live in caves with shaved heads. There's a ton of useful stuff in Buddhism on the issue of money, and there are a lot of meditative techniques for handling our financial anxieties. So we brought on a great Buddhist teacher by the name of Ethan Nichtern. He's been on the show before. He has written a few books, including one called The Road Home. He also hosts a podcast by the same name. We had a great chat, and I'm excited to bring it to you.
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Book Mentioned: The Dharma of the Princess Bride, by Ethan Nichtern /
Other Resources Mentioned:
Sharon Salzberg /
Bodhisattva /
The Eight Worldly Winds /
Joseph Goldstein /
Buddha’s Brain, by Rick Hanson /
The Road Home podcast /
Why Buddhism is True by Robert Wright /
Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives by Adam Grant /
Invisible Hands /
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