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  • In this episode of Season 2 of the Being Well Podcast, Dr. Rick Hanson focuses on the importance of self-compassion – and particularly on why it’s important to get “on your own side” in order to be more resilient and create lasting, positive change in......

  • Are you breathing? The Practice: One breath at a time. Why? [If for you the breath is associated with trauma and discomfort, you probably shouldn’t try this practice in its form below. But you might adapt it to something that is more nurturing for you,......

  • In this audio, Rick talks about what we do with speech that is unwanted. How do we handle it?...

  • In this volume of the Wise Brain Bulletin from December 9, 2017, Dr. Jeff Tarrant explores 4 meditation styles, Poet Jeanie Greensfelder invites us to embrace duality in A Love Story, Rick Hanson offer some tips for a stress-free holiday, plus a customizable gratitude meditation, and Stephanie Noble invites us on a rather insightful scavenger hunt....

  • Comedian, Sarah Silverman responds beautifully to a Twitter troll. After he lashed out at her on social media, she turned around and offered him help for his pain. ...

  • In the first episode of Season 2 of the Being Well Podcast, Dr. Rick Hanson starts a series on Resilience by explaining the importance of Resilience and HOW we can begin to grow this key strength....

"Offers simple, accessible, practical steps for touching

the peace and joy that are every person’s birthright."

-Thich Nhat Hanh

Author of Being Peace and Understanding Our Mind

"A master of his craft."

-Mark Williams, Ph.D.

Professor, University of Oxford, author of Mindfulness

"Works practical magic, teaching you how to rewire your

brain for greater happiness, peace, and well-being."

-Jennifer Louden

Author of Women's Comfort Book

"One of the world's leading

authorities on mind training."

-Paul Gilbert, Ph.D., O.B.E.

Professor, University of Derby, author of The Compassionate Mind

"Makes the neuroscience of

happiness accessible and engaging."

-Marci Shimoff

Author of Happy for No Reason and Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul

"Brilliant at making complex

scientific information simple."

-Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.

Co-author with Helen LaKelly Hunt of Making Marriage Simple

"Not simplistic positive thinking, his synthesis

of the new science of the brain is realistic and practical."

-Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Author of The Hormone Cure


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