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Neurodharma: New Science, Ancient Wisdom, and Seven Practices of the Highest Happiness

The breakthroughs of the great teachers are not reserved for the chosen few. Learn seven practices for embodying them ourselves in daily life to handle stress, heal old pain, feel at ease with others, and rest in the sense of our natural goodness.

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About Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist and New York Times best-selling author. He’s been an invited speaker at NASA, Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, and meditation centers worldwide. His books are available in 28 languages and include Resilient, Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. His work has been featured on the BBC, CBS, and NPR.

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About Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist and New York Times best-selling author. He’s been an invited speaker at NASA, Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, and meditation centers worldwide. His books are available in 28 languages and include Resilient, Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. His work has been featured on the BBC, CBS, and NPR.

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"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

"A brilliant and masterful guide in cultivating

the traits that underlie a happy, fulfilled life."

-Tara Brach

Author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge

"Brilliant at making complex

scientific information simple."

-Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.

Co-author with Helen LaKelly Hunt of Making Marriage Simple

"Teaches how to develop durable psychological resources

to become resilient in this modern, hectic world."

-Mark Hyman, M.D.

Director of the Cleveland Clinic Center for Functional Medicine

"Has a rare ability to inspire us to our fullest potential

while giving us practical, actionable tools for everyday life."

-Marie Forleo

Author of Everything is Figureoutable

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RICK’S BLOG

Being Well Podcast: Start New: Mid-Year Resolutions

Being Well Podcast: Start New: Mid-Year Resolutions

We're halfway through a very strange year, and it's a good time to take stock, check in with ourselves, and establish some new commitments – even if they’re as simple as being kind to ourselves. When things happen *to* us, as they have in many ways this year, it’s easy to feel helpless. One way we can reclaim our experience of agency is by finding where we *do* still have influence over our outcomes. And that’s what Forrest and I explore in this episode: how to start anew under the circumstances we find ourselves in.
Talk: The Refuge of Calm

Talk: The Refuge of Calm

In this Talk from his weekly Wednesday Night Meditation Dr. Rick Hanson speaks about the Refuge of Calm.
Empty the Cup

Empty the Cup

Are you full to the rim? The Practice: Empty the cup. Why? Once upon a time, a scholar came to visit a saint. After the scholar had been orating and propounding for a while, the saint proposed some tea. She slowly filled the scholar's cup: gradually the tea rose to the very brim and began spilling over onto the table, yet she kept pouring and pouring. The scholar burst out: "Stop! You can't add anything to something that's already full!" The saint set down the teapot and replied, "Exactly." Whether it's the blankness of a canvas to an artist, the…

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