TZS210 Choosing Happiness

Joseph EmetA big welcome back to Zen Master, author and musician, Joseph Emet.

Joseph is talking about his new book, Finding the Blue Sky: A Mindful Approach to Choosing Happiness Here and Now.

“Thinking is the brain talking : meditation is the brain listening” Joseph Emet

Finding the Blue SkyTopics we chat about :

  • The benefits of being happy
  • The negativity bias
  • Learning to swim with the sharks
  • Happy is a smart way to be
  • You are never too young to start meditating
  • Why we should hang around with happy people
  • Aiming for the honey
  • The beauty and simplicity of a meditation break
  • Embracing active laziness
  • The sound of our voice is part of our being
  • Being mindful of our ‘song’
  • Sorting out your own ‘garden’
  • You are never too old to start meditating
  • The beauty of living in Extended Me Time
  • The loveliness of crazy wisdom
  • We all have the potential to be happy

Useful Links

Joseph Emet’s web site
Finding the Blue Sky : book, songs and meditations
Thich Nhat Hanh & Plum Village
My free meditations on Insight Timer
My new book on practical applications of mindfulness

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