Episode Number: 1062
Episode Guest: Dan Harris and Jeff Warren
Original Airdate: January 10, 2018
Episode Sponsors: Square Cash, Blue Apron, Stamps.com
Guest Bio: Dan Harris is a correspondent for ABC News, an anchor for Nightline and co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America. With Jeff Warren, writer and meditator, he has written a new book Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics: A 10% Happier How-to Book.
Topics Discussed: Dan tried an isolation tank for the first time; panicking; martial arts helps people to deal with stressful situations; panic attacks; target panic; talk about the mind and ego; Dan has shoulder issues; Shoulder Pain? The Solution and Prevention book; body injuries/issues; stressful situations; drugs (edible marijuana, mushrooms) in the isolation tank; cop eats pot brownies, calls 911 audio; freaking out in the isolation tank while floating and high; dealing with issues in your life; thinking about things you’re ashamed of while meditating; surrendering to meditation; relaxing in the tank; momentum; it’s hard to reteach someone who is stuck in their ways; the mind can be retrained; difficult things exercise your mind; yoga; running; SoulCycle; Chappelle’s Show TV show; Joe talks about going on Chappelle’s Show for the “Great New York Boobs” sketch; Chappelle’s Show Fear Factor sketch; more Dave Chappelle talk; Joe talks about dealing with Comedy Central on The Man Show; Dave Chappelle would do comedy in parks for people; Dave smoking weed during his Netflix special; Joe talks about his Netflix special; being in the moment; surrendering to the moment; getting out of your own way; conversations; spontaneity; (1:00:00) Shinzen Young talk; marathon monks; the mind and body connection; laying on the ground; conscious awareness; getting out of your own way; the only way to surrender to your reality is to not care; parallels between martial arts and performing for people; how to get out of your own head while meditating; mind/body skills; Waking Up book; east and west traditions; Tattoos on the Heart book; donation-only yoga classes; The Consciousness Explorers Club; sharing experiences; Joe talks about stand-up comedy today; comedians are sensitive and explore their own minds; Joe talks about what he does when he meditates; meditating in the isolation tank; meditating and pain; psilocybin and meditation; Dan is scared of trying mushrooms or weed; Dan had a panic attack on live television; Dan talks about his childhood and the lack of difficulty; trapped energy; Jeff was hit by a truck and talks about it; confronting your fears; getting comfortable with conflict; The Secret book; Thinking and Grow Rich book; positive thinking; Once-Born, Twice-Born Zen book; focus on the amazing things in life; the law of attraction; feeling lucky; sweat lodge deaths; inspirational people on social media; everything is fine in the moment; (2:00:00) what do you get from meditation; psych medications; Jeff thinks he’s bipolar and is considering medication; Jeff hits a punching bag when he’s freaking out; more talk about Jeff and his bipolar disorder; talk about writing their book Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics together; highs and lows of life; how we interact with other people; what the best first step into meditation is; social media addiction is the opposite of meditation; making good habits; talk about technology and social media; follow people you disagree with; toxic tribalism; talk to people you don’t agree with.
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