#273 A Master Class in Resilience | George Mumford

Ten Percent Happier
August 12, 2020
#273 A Master Class in Resilience | George Mumford
Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris

Today we have a master class in resilience. My guest is George Mumford, who has overcome some towering difficulties in his own life, including an addiction to drugs. He went on to become a legendary meditation teacher who has worked with athletes such as Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. We talk about how we can all develop the skill of resilience through meditation. Just like the Buddha did, George loves to teach using lists. You’ll hear him discuss the Three C’s, the Four A’s, and the Five Super Powers. You will also hear him talk about how he has had to apply these skills afresh in the past few months, when he has experienced death in his family, as well as the death of his friend Kobe Bryant. As you may have heard me mention in Monday’s episode, we are dedicating this whole week to the interrelated themes of resilience and grit. If you missed it, go check out Monday’s episode with psychologist Angela Duckworth, who wrote a whole book on grit. One last note: George has a fantastic course in the Ten Percent Happier app all about learning how to face high-pressure situations, such as the one we are in right now. We'll include the link in the show notes.

Where to find George Mumford online: 

Website: https://georgemumford.com/

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To listen to George Mumford's course in the Ten Percent Happier app (available only to app subscribers), visit https://app.tenpercent.com/link/content?course=afcfb17b-130c-4b58-ac6c-7449ebdc73f7

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