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!

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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How to Thrive in the Midst of a Hectic Day? The Magic of Many Practices -

Jul 21, 2018

It’s clear that to learn to cope, grow and thrive, we need a few different strategies, which means we need to combine a variety of practices that help us get used to being fully present in the face of whatever...

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Radically for Happiness -

Jul 2, 2018

If we look honestly at our lives, we can see that one our major preoccupation is acquiring the things and attempting to create the circumstances that will make us feel better, or...

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Who’s the White Guy? (part 1) -

Jun 15, 2018

About eighteen months ago, Rinpoche and I were giving a Radically Happy talk in San Francisco. Joshua, Rinpoche’s talented and capable assistant, worked with our hosts to arrange a worldwide stream of...

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Radically Happy: Introduction -

Jun 7, 2018

My phone was buzzing. So, I picked it up and saw it was Phakchok Rinpoche leaving me WeChats. For most of the last year he and I, with a lot of input...

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Radically Happy: Everyone Can Do It! -

Apr 22, 2016

Radically Happy Can meditation and compassion lead to happiness? It’s true that Buddhism speaks mostly about enlightenment. But without a solid foundation of contentment, basic sanity, and a decent self-image, you can’t...

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