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Very Modern Mantras by Dan Zevin
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Very Modern Mantras

Daily Affirmations for Daily Aggravations

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Narrator Dan Zevin

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Length 1 hour 47 minutes
Language English
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Mindfulness meets the modern world with this collection of tongue-in-cheek chants for those daily moments that drive us insane.

For all of us who've crammed yoga, meditation, and self-care into our lives, there's just one thing missing on our daily slog toward serenity: a laugh. With rainbow-free visualizations ripped from real life, Very Modern Mantras will have you mastering the meditations that really matter, like Mantra for Starbucks; Mantra for the Airport Security Line; Mantra for Open-Plan Office, and Mantra for Public Transportation. Finally, a way to find inner peace without losing your sense of humor.

Dan Zevin is a Thurber Prize-winning humorist whose books include Dan Gets a Minivan and The Day I Turned Uncool, which were both optioned by Adam Sandler. Dan has been an award-winning humor columnist for the New York Times, a comic commentator for NPR, and a contributor to print and digital editions of The New Yorker, McSweeney's, Rolling Stone, Salon, Real Simple, and The Wall Street Journal.

Dan Zevin is a Thurber Prize-winning humorist whose books include Dan Gets a Minivan and The Day I Turned Uncool, which were both optioned by Adam Sandler. Dan has been an award-winning humor columnist for the New York Times, a comic commentator for NPR, and a contributor to print and digital editions of The New Yorker, McSweeney's, Rolling Stone, Salon, Real Simple, and The Wall Street Journal.

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"This book didn't just make me laugh, it rescued my sanity from a precarious ledge. Thank you, Dan Zevin!"โ€”AJ Jacobs, bestselling auhor of The Year of Living Biblically and Thanks a Thousand "These hilarious mantras reduce stress and provide ample justification for mumbling to myself in public. Sign me up!"โ€”Sarah Knight, New York Times bestselling author of Calm the F*ck Down and The Life-Changing Magic of Not Giving a F*ck "These 'Very Modern Mantras' will almost (but not quite) help you calm tf DOWN."โ€”Funny or Die (Best of the Web) Very Modern Mantras is a 2019 Entrepreneur Best Book of the Year "Dan Zevin's Very Modern Mantras was just what I needed to crack a smile and laugh off some stress."โ€”Psychology Today.com "Dan Zevin's painfully funny Very Modern Mantras will help you find peace where chaos and sneezing co-workers reign."โ€”Entrepreneur.com Expand reviews
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