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In this Meditation and Talk from his weekly Wednesday Night Meditation Dr. Rick Hanson offers a guided meditation and talk on The Perfection of Patience, both inside yourself and in reality altogether which includes a Q&A and discussion....

Why do we have cheerleaders? The Practice: Don't rain on the parade. Why? Let's say you've had an interesting idea or moment of inspiration, or thought of a new project, or felt some enthusiasm bubbling up inside you. Your notions are not fully formed and you're not really...

We're all subject to forms of bias and prejudice. On this episode, Forrest and I are joined by Dr. Jack Glaser, Professor at the Goldman School of Public Policy at UC Berkeley, to explore intergroup bias and racial prejudice. This includes what we can do...

In this Meditation and Talk from his weekly Wednesday Night Meditation Dr. Rick Hanson offers a guided meditation and talk on thankfulness and gratitude - even amidst losses and frustrations, which includes a Q&A and discussion....

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...

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...

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....

Waking up is like the sun rising. At first it's mostly dark, as glimmers of consciousness begin to light the shadows. Emerging into full wakefulness, the fogs and veils dissolve and the whole plain of your mind comes into view. It's quiet: a restedness in...

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