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Is it stuck? The Practice:  Let It Flow Why? I think there are five key things we can do inside ourselves to be happier, stronger, wiser, and more loving this year: Drop the stone Let it flow Learn as you go “Us” all “thems” Be Amazed   My previous JOT explored the...

Is it heavy? The Practice:  Drop the Stone Why? As we begin a new year for many people, it’s natural to consider how to make it a good one. Besides taking action in the outer world – from fixing a dripping faucet to feeding every child – we can...

Each year I use an issue of the Just One Thing newsletter to offer Twelve Good Things. I think they're really wonderful, and worth your attention....

We're excited to announce that Resilient has been selected by Greater Good as one of their favorite books of 2018. Rick Hanson, Ph.D. and Forrest Hanson have the honor of joining other great authors such as Brené Brown, Nadine Burke Harris, Soraya Chemaly, Dolly Chugh, David DeSteno, Marc...

Which wolf do you feed? The Practice: Feed the wolf of love. Why? I once heard a teaching story in which an elder, a grandmother, was asked what she had done to become so happy, so wise, so loved and respected. She replied: "It's because I know that there...

What are you doing? The Practice: Do freely. Why? Most people spend most minutes of most days doing one thing after another. I sure do. Typing these words is a kind of doing, as is driving to work, making dinner, brushing one's teeth, or putting the kids to...

At first glance, generosity may not seem like a mental resource, but it strengthens you with a sense of the fullness that’s already inside, while also connecting you with other people. Generosity to others can be a gift to you along the way, giving you...

Who’s left off your gift list? The Practice: Gift yourself. Why? Can you remember a time when you offered a gift to someone? Perhaps a holiday present, or a treat to a child, or taking time for a friend – or anything at all. How did this feel? Researchers...

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