Approaching Anxiety Mindfully with Rick Hanson

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Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author. His books are available in 26 languages and include Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin and has numerous audio programs. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he’s been an invited speaker at NASA, Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, and other major universities, and taught in meditation centers worldwide.


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Here are my favorite gems from this week’s episode:

  • Where psychology, neuroscience, and contemplative wisdom meet and how to apply these principles to our life
  • Why it’s so important to know where you would like to grow in your life (my goal: grow compassion!)
  • Why we need to experience what we want to know in ourself, and how really to take those feelings in (and how to experience those things in the first place!)
  •  Why our brains are like teflon for negative experiences, and what we can do about it
  • Rick’s three suggestions for staying in tune with a positive outlook


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