Author: Rick Hanson

What are you saying? The Practice: Speak wisely. Why? "Sticks and stones can break my bones, but words will never hurt me." Ah, not really. Often it's words - and the tone that comes with them - that actually do the most damage. Just think back on some of the...

With some simple strategies, you can hardwire more happiness, love and wisdom into your brain, and thus your life, according to psychologist, speaker and New York Times bestselling author Dr Rick Hanson...

Rick continues his talk on what supports you....

“[Alex] also has this capacity to compartmentalize fear, to rationalize it. His brain is so powerful that if a thought or feeling is not serving him he can put it away.”...

Do you accept the gift? The Practice: Receive generosity. Why? Life gives to each one of us in so many ways. For starters, there’s the bounty of the senses – including chocolate chip cookies, jasmine, sunsets, wind singing through pine trees, and just getting your back scratched. What does life...

In this audio from the San Rafael Meditation Group, I talk about what it's like to be you and what supports you. ...

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Using science to determine which of the many diets will help you lose the most weight; this article shows charts to compare. Read more here: https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/which-diet-will-help-you-lose-the-most-weight/...