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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
New York Times bestselling author of Everything is Figureoutable

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Bless

Bless

Wishing well? The Practice: Bless. Why? Lately, I've been wondering what would be on my personal list of top five practices (all tied for first place). You might ask yourself the same question, knowing that you can cluster related practices under a single umbrella, your list may differ from mine, and your practices may change over time. In these JOTs, so far I've written about two of my top practices: Meditate - Mindfulness, training attention, contemplation, concentration, absorption, non-ordinary consciousness, liberating insight Take in the good (in three chapters excerpted from my book, Just One Thing) - Recognize the brain's…
Being Well Podcast: Sadness and Disappointment Around the Holidays

Being Well Podcast: Sadness and Disappointment Around the Holidays

The holidays are coming up, and for many people they’re likely to be very different this year from usual. Experiencing sadness or disappointment around the holidays is normal even among the best circumstances, and we're far from those. On this episode, Forrest and I explore how to work with this year's natural feelings of sadness and disappointment.
Meditation + Talk: Developing Lovingkindness and Equanimity

Meditation + Talk: Developing Lovingkindness and Equanimity

In this Meditation and Talk from the weekly Wednesday Night Meditation guest speaker Leslie Booker offers a guided meditation and talk on developing lovingkindness and equanimity through the “Paramis”, both inside yourself and in reality altogether which includes a Q&A and discussion.

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