543 episodes

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 scientists, and even the odd celebrity. Guests include everyone from His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Brené Brown to Karamo from Queer Eye. On some episodes, Dan ventures into the deep end of the pool, covering subjects such as enlightenment and psychedelics. On other episodes, it’s science-based techniques for issues such as anxiety, productivity, and relationships. Dan's approach is seemingly modest, but secretly radical: happiness is a skill you can train, just like working your bicep in the gym. Your progress may be incremental at first, but like any good investment, it compounds over time.

Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris Ten Percent Happier

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.6 • 8.4K Ratings

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 scientists, and even the odd celebrity. Guests include everyone from His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Brené Brown to Karamo from Queer Eye. On some episodes, Dan ventures into the deep end of the pool, covering subjects such as enlightenment and psychedelics. On other episodes, it’s science-based techniques for issues such as anxiety, productivity, and relationships. Dan's approach is seemingly modest, but secretly radical: happiness is a skill you can train, just like working your bicep in the gym. Your progress may be incremental at first, but like any good investment, it compounds over time.

    Sara Bareilles: Anxiety, Anger, and Art

    Sara Bareilles: Anxiety, Anger, and Art

    Singer, songwriter, composer, and actor Sara Bareilles opens up about her own personal experience with depression and anxiety.

    • 53 min
    The Massive Power of Not Taking Sh*t for Granted | Bonus Meditation with Matthew Hepburn

    The Massive Power of Not Taking Sh*t for Granted | Bonus Meditation with Matthew Hepburn

    Gratitude, like hope, is a skill. Daily cultivation leads to lower stress levels, stronger relationships, and higher emotional resilience.

    • 7 min
    The Science of Depression | Sona Dimidjian

    The Science of Depression | Sona Dimidjian

    This episode with Dr. Sona Dimidjian explores the seasonal impacts on depression, the research on how meditation can help depression, and what she calls “behavioral antidepressants.”

    • 1 hr 2 min
    The Zen of Therapy | Mark Epstein

    The Zen of Therapy | Mark Epstein

    Psychiatrist Dr. Mark Epstein discusses his new book The Zen of Therapy, in which he explores how his decades of studying and practicing Buddhism has influenced his work as a therapist.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Childproof with Yasmeen Khan: Parenting Changes Us, Whether We Like It or Not

    Childproof with Yasmeen Khan: Parenting Changes Us, Whether We Like It or Not

    In episode one of Childproof, we're diving into one enormous question: how have you changed since becoming a parent?

    • 37 min
    Are You Willing to Challenge Your Own Tribe? | Robert Wright

    Are You Willing to Challenge Your Own Tribe? | Robert Wright

    Robert Wright talks about bias, the importance of challenging our own tribe, and how mindfulness meditation can help us overcome our biases.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
8.4K Ratings

8.4K Ratings

leiaramos ,

Podcast for Waking Up!

I found this podcast because I was reading a Buddhist book by Bhikkhu Bodhi, and was looking for an interview. Dan Harris has really top notch, highly intellectual guests on this show. I like the interview style which mixes spirituality, journalism, and science into the program. The healthy skepticism throughout is also refreshing! It feels real, not contrived, and down to earth.

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robin1042 ,

Great advice even if you disagree with parts

I follow a path different from the Ten Percent app/world. This podcast still has a lot to offer. I began listening because I deeply respect Dan Harris as a journalist, and that part of him (and my respect) is ever present. There are also some realistic pieces advice and life explanations that help with all of the everyday annoyances and nonsense. The good humor also lightens the dark moments of that happen in some days. My appreciation to Dan and his crew. I’m looking forward to years of listening. —Robin

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