• 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.

  • Learning is the single most important skill: if you know how to learn, you can get good at anything else. On this week’s episode, Forrest is joined by Josh Kaufman, author of The Personal MBA, to explore the 20 hour rule, the problems with 10,000 hours, cognitive biases, and how you can learn anything more quickly.

  • If you live in the United States – and probably for many people who don’t – it’s been a bit of a stressful week. Today Forrest and I talk about relaxing anxiety, weathering the storm, and taking in the year as a whole.

  • In the second part of our conversation on our 10 most essential lessons for a great life, Forrest and I explore accepting difference, open heartedness, impermanence, and more.

  • What are the most essential lessons we've ever learned? Today Forrest and I explore the first half of our 10 most important practices, skills, techniques, and reflections for the long road of life.

  • Learn how to navigate hard conversations to feel more connected, with special guest and award-winning journalist Celeste Headlee.

Dr. Rick Hanson has taught thousands of people how to Be Well over the last 30 years, and now he’s sharing some of his best tips and practices in the Being Well podcast. The NY Times bestselling author will teach you how to increase your everyday happiness, build inner strengths, and get the most out of life.

Join Rick and his son and co-host, Forrest Hanson, every week for lively and thought-provoking conversation and practical tips and tools for Being Well.


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