Book review: Dan Harris, 10% Happier

Ten years ago, it might have been news to report that meditation had arrived in the American mainstream. The signs have been everywhere for some time now: meditation retreats, classes and workshops in Yoga studios, hospitals, universities and office buildings; articles celebrating meditation in popular magazines, from AARP and TIME to Cosmopolitan and Men’s …

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Book review: Mark Bittman, VB6 – Eat Vegan Before 6:00

Before leaving his position as food and opinion writer for The New York Times, Mark Bittman published an innovative book that summarizes much of what he knows about eating and health: VB6 (which stands for Eat Vegan Before 6pm). The title contains the essential message: eat whatever you want for dinner in the evening, …

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