For episode 221 of the Metta Hour Podcast, we are continuing the Real Life Series in celebration of Sharon’s new book by the same name, “Real Life.” In this conversation, Sharon and Daisy Hernández speak about the emergence of equanimity on the spiritual path and the dawning of clarity.
This interview features a conversation between Sharon and Daisy Hernández, recorded for the Living An Authentic Life Summit.
“Don’t sweat the small stuff. My mother used to say that, I guess. In Spanish, the equivalent to ‘don’t sweat the small stuff’ is ‘No te ahogues en un vaso de agua’, literally, ‘don’t drown yourself in a cup of water.” – Daisy Hernández
Daisy Hernández is a Journalist, Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Northwestern University and the author of The Kissing Bug, which won the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award and was selected as an inaugural title for the National Book Foundation’s Science + Literature Program. Her memoir A Cup of Water Under My Bed won the IPPY Award for best coming-of-age memoir and Lambda Literary’s Dr. Betty Berzon Emerging Writer Award.