Meditation teacher and author James Baraz
shares deep insights on how to have a more positive outlook on life with Alan and Levi in a discussion on his book, Awakening Joy: 10 Steps That Will Put You on the Road to Happiness. Grounded in Buddhist principals, James takes you on a transformational journey that begins with the understanding that you can decide to be happy, that joy is a choice anyone can make. His Awakening Joy course is an engaging and highly regarded Internet course that has been written up in O Magazine. James has been teaching meditation since 1978 and the Awakening Joy course since 2003. He leads retreats, workshops and classes in the U.S. and abroad and is a founding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California. In addition, James is on the International Advisory Board of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship.