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Racism and racist structures place an enormous mental health burden on the people they persecute. Dr. Alfiee, a wonderful psychologist, researcher, and expert in the mental health needs of racially diverse adolescents, young adults and families, joins Forrest for this week’s episode of Being Well....

In this Meditation and Talk from his weekly Wednesday Night Meditation Dr. Rick Hanson offers a guided meditation and teaching on The Impermanence of Experiences, which includes a Q&A and discussion....

Longing for love? The Practice: Hug the monkey. Why? To simplify a complex process spanning 600 million years, your brain developed in ways that are loosely related to three major stages of vertebrate evolution: Reptile - Brainstem, focused on avoiding harms Mammal - Subcortex, focused on approaching rewards ...

What does it mean to "transcend the self?" With Dr. David Yaden we explore self-transcendent or “peak” experiences, which psychologist Abraham Maslow defined as “moments of highest happiness and fulfillment.” We went out into the deep water on this one!...

In this Meditation and Talk from his weekly Wednesday Night Meditation Dr. Rick Hanson offers a guided meditation and teaching on Equanimity, which includes a Q&A and discussion....

In this excerpt from Dr. Rick Hanson's book Neurodharma, he offers a contemplation on the question: Who am I? ...

When you feel fed - physically, emotionally, conceptually - you naturally let go of longing, disappointment, frustration, and craving. The hungry heart gets a full meal; goals are attained and the striving for them relaxes; one feels lifted by life as it is. What a...

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