Sharon Salzberg – Metta Hour – Ep. 215 – Real Life Series with Courtney E. Martin

For episode 215 of the Metta Hour Podcast, we are continuing a special series celebrating Sharon’s new book, “Real Life.” This interview features a conversation between Sharon and Courtney E. Martin, pulled from the Living An Authentic Life Summit. 

Courtney E. Martin is the author of four books, most recently Learning in Public: Lessons for a Racially Divided America from My Daughter’s School, and a popular newsletter, Examined Family. She’s also the co-founder of the Solutions Journalism Network, FRESH Speakers, and the Bay Area chapter of Integrated Schools, as well as the Storyteller-in-Residence at The Holding Co. She has written frequently for The New York Times, On Being, and other publications. In this conversation, Courtney and Sharon speak about expansion and the challenges and rewards of working for the common good.

To learn more about Courtney’s work, you can visit her website at