67 minutes | Jun 18th 2019

Happiness after Tragedy: Vic Strecher and Dan Harris

Vic Strecher PhD MPH is a professor at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health and author of the book Life On Purpose: How Living for What Matters Most Changes Everything. In this episode, Dr. Jen speaks with Professor Strecher about the death of his daughter, Julia, and how she inspired his book and his life's work to find meaning, resilience, purpose and eventually happiness. Dan Harris is a correspondent for ABC News and co-anchor of the weekend edition of Good Morning America. Dan is also the author of 10% Happier, a #1 New York Times bestseller, the host of the award-winning Ten Percent Happier podcast and the co-founder of the Ten Percent Happier app. Dan joins Dr. Jen in this episode to discuss what he has learned through meditation about training the mind after tragedy. Follow Vic Strecher @vicstrecher Follow Dan Harris @danbharris We'd love your feedback. Please contact Dr. Ashton on Twitter or Instagram @DrJAshton. Leave a review here: http://bit.ly/2PGybw7 If you are struggling with thoughts of suicide or worried about a friend or loved one, help is available. Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 [TALK] or visit http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org for free, confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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