East meets West in this fresh, modern take on a timeless challenge: how to find contentment and meaning in life. Learn how to manage your mind!

What Can We Do If We Really Start to Freak Out? (Part 2 – Creating Space with Phakchok Rinpoche) -

Mar 22, 2020

By Phakchok Rinpoche & Erric Solomon How Is Your Mind? When our mind is very fearful and panicky, our mind becomes very closed in and tight. It becomes a negativity feedback loop. When...

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What Can We Do If We Really Start To Freak Out? (Part 1 – Relying on the Love of the Buddhas) -

Mar 20, 2020

By Erric Solomon Right now, all of us are under incredible stress, even if we are managing it, it sure can take a toll. All the ingredients are there for extreme panic,...

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4 Radically Happy Ways to not just Survive, but Thrive during the Holiday Family Gatherings -

Dec 19, 2019

By Erric Solomon The holidays are supposed to be a time of joyous celebration with extended family and friends. Yet many people dread the family gathering, especially these days where the political...

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5 Ways to Radically Increase your Joy -

May 28, 2019

By Erric Solomon Buddhists often wonder if happiness is too trivial a thing to worry about. While it is true that the ultimate realization of Buddhist practice is far more profound, when...

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The Dignity of Present-Moment Awareness -

Mar 13, 2019

By Erric Solomon In 1952, Norman Vincent Peale’s prototypical self-help book, The Power of Positive Thinking, was unleashed upon the American public. This massively popular tome, although not secular in its orientation,...

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Inside the Radically Happy book -

Jan 18, 2019

By Erric Solomon   In this video, Phakchok Rinpoche and I describe how our new book can positively impact your life. Transform you mind and change the world! Feel free to throw...

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Listen here: Radically Happy Audiobook -

Nov 26, 2018

By Erric Solomon I asked my friend Juri Henley-Cohn (an excellent actor by the way) to be the voice for the audiobook. The producer had sent a few auditions, none of them...

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Why Did We Write Radically Happy? -

Sep 4, 2018

A couple of months ago I blogged about how I met Rinpoche. We left off with my wife and I riding off into the sunset, disappearing into retreat. After leaving retreat, I...

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What is Radically Happy? -

Aug 26, 2018

What Radically Happy is in less than 90 seconds! Pre-order your copy of Radically Happy via Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Indiebound or wherever good books are sold. Phakchok Rinpoche and Erric Solomon have collaborated on Radically Happy:...

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How to Keep Juggling No Matter What -

Aug 8, 2018

In the midst of a total emotional breakdown, I got a phone call from one of my meditation teachers. It was 5 a.m. my time, but he was calling from Europe. “Erric! Right now everything is fine, don’t think about...

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