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  • “We all have needs, we all have loneliness, we all have a certain measure of longing that’s unmet – and it’s not that there’s something wrong with us, it’s just one part of us. You can witness these different experiences from a space of loving......

  • Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. A friendly nerf war turns deadly!...

  • By celebrating and recognizing the little accomplishments in your day, you can create a greater sense of success and self-worth. Find out how well you’re doing recognizing your own successes, with this short quiz from my Foundations of Well-Being program: https://fwb.rickhanson.net/successquiz...

  • Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Two legends of the shag community dancing. Charlie Womble and Jackie McGee have been dancing, competing and teaching together since 1981.  ...

  • I had the pleasure of interviewing Gratitude expert Bob Emmons for my Foundations of Well-Being program. Watch this clip to hear about the benefits of Gratitude and how to literally construct it at any moment in your life, no matter what your circumstances are....

  • Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. The great essayist, Pico Iyer, muses humorously on the importance of coming home to oneself, in this article from the New York Times.        ...

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Author of Being Peace and Understanding Our Mind

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-Mark Williams, Ph.D.

Professor, University of Oxford, author of Mindfulness

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Author of Women's Comfort Book

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Professor, University of Derby, author of The Compassionate Mind

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

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Author of The Hormone Cure


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