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How to Hold a Grudge

Ten Percent Happier
December 6, 2022
Podcast Transcript

Maybe you want to dismiss your grudges, like they’re petty incidents. Or maybe you hold them tightly, and wear them like badges of honor. Either way, we have them. And we’re taking the view that there’s more going on with our grudges than we think. 

Today, we talk with Sophie Hannah, author of How to Hold a Grudge, and meditation teacher Matthew Hepburn, for perspective on what triggers our grudges in the first place – and how holding them can actually be good for us. We also listen to some of your grudge stories. 

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