Sharon Salzberg – Metta Hour – Ep. 219 – Real Life Series with Joél Leon

For episode 219 of the Metta Hour Podcast, we are continuing the Real Life Series celebrating Sharon’s new book by the same name, “Real Life.”

This interview features a conversation between Sharon and Joél Leon, recorded for the Living An Authentic Life Summit.

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Joél Leon is a storyteller, performer, poet, musician, and author who proudly hails from The Bronx. He is an alumnus of the famed Creative Collective NYC Creative Class and has gone on to win The BCA Bronx Recognizes Its Own Award in Poetry. In addition, he has authored the acclaimed books “Book About Things I Will Tell My Daughter” and “God Wears Durags, too.” Joél is currently a Creative Director at the New York Times’s T Brand Studio.

To learn more about Joél’s work, visit him on Instagram and other socials: @iamjoelleon

Listen to more from Sharon Salzberg:
Jump into the first episode of the Real Life Series with Jon Kabat-Zinn
Tune into Ep. 1 of the Metta Hour to learn about The Buddha Within
Listen to Joseph Goldstein’s Meditative Story, Hosted By Rohan Gunatillake
Hear from Tara Brach and Sharon Salzberg in Ep. 56 of Metta Hour