Sunday, December 31, 2017

Seven books for a new you in 2018

At BN Reads Ross Johnson tagged seven "books that will help you achieve a happier, healthier 2018," including:
Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics: A 10% Happier How-to Book, by Dan Harris, Carlye Adler, and Jeffrey Warren

Science has begun to back up the promise of meditation, with benefits that many of us could be enjoying. There are a lot of barriers, though, from misconceptions to confusion about where to begin. ABC News anchor Harris teams up here with meditation teacher Warren to take a cross-country journey exploring some of the myths that keep people from trying it out and interviewing people who’d like to try about why they haven’t. From it all emerges some simple, practical instructions about how to get started and why.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue