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Twenty Percent Happier

Ten Percent Happier, Dan Harris, Matthew Hepburn

5 mins

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In this October 2021 episode of Ten Percent Happier, host Dan Harris chats to meditation teacher Matthew Hepburn about how mindfulness can help turn difficult emotions into personal assets.


Twenty Percent Happier

Twenty Percent Happier

by Ten Percent Happier


Meditation has become more fashionable in recent years, especially as mindfulness sweeps through the wellness industry. But what benefits can the practice actually offer us?

Having discovered the power of meditation in his career as a journalist, Dan Harris aims to help others get the benefits through his Ten Percent Happier book and app. Harris also hosts the Ten Percent Happier podcast, where he interviews meditation teachers, scientists, and spiritual experts to learn more about how meditation can help us deal with everyday issues.

In this October 2021 episode, titled Twenty Percent Happier, Harris talks to meditation instructor Matthew Hepburn and utilizes audio clips of Hepburn conversing with his students to facilitate the conversation. Hepburn reflects on his personal experiences with meditative thinking and provides listeners with advice on how to live in the present moment.

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The most important relationship that happens in a meditator's world is their relationship to their own life.

- Matthew Hepburn

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