Sarah Barillas, Leslie Beaufort, Tina Fey discussed on 10% Happier with Dan Harris
Anyway wherever you are. The bad news is that anxiety is unlikely to disappear overnight but the good news is that you can change your relationship to it hence this four part series that we're launching today we've got to episodes with scientists and one episode with the meditation expert on deck to help you learn how to tame your anxiety and we've got a free meditation challenge that we're launching over on the ten percent happier app and that challenges specifically designed to help you bring the lessons that you're gonna learn here in the podcast into your practice but before we get to that. Let me introduce today's guest. We're kicking things off with a personal story. Sarah barillas is a fearsome polymath. A singer songwriter composer actor the list goes on. She's earned tony and grammy award. Nominations for the broadway musical waitress. She's got a new album out called amidst the chaos live at the hollywood bowl and she stars in the very funny new tina fey produced series girls five ever which streaming right now on peacock. I highly recommend it however behind all of her artistic and professional success There is a meditators who is extremely and deliberately open and public about her struggles with anxiety and depression in this conversation. She's going to talk about her history of anxiety and depression. The relationship between suffering an art and whether meditation mike defangs somebody's creativity. That's a question. A lot of people have she'll talk about how she works with anger. Her relationship to social media. And we're gonna get an intimate glimpse into the back stories behind some of her hit songs as i mentioned. This is the first episode in our new taming anxiety series and there will be an accompanying meditation challenge over in the ten percent. Happier app challenge is also called taming anxiety. We like brand continuity around here and the challenge launches next week on monday. june twenty-first. The idea here is that you're going to be able to use the challenge to integrate everything you've learned in the podcast series into your neurons. Here's how the challenge works. You open up the app you join the challenge and then the experts come to you magically everyday. You'll get a quick video featuring yours. Truly in conversation with a harvard psychologist by the name of dr luana marquez and a rockstar. Meditation teacher named leslie beaufort. They're going to teach you. How and why anxiety shows up in your mind what.