Bestselling authors Dr. Rick Hanson and Forrest Hanson explore the practical science of lasting well-being. How we build reliable inner strengths, become more fully ourselves, and get the most out of life? New conversations every Monday.
Unlearning Bias and Prejudice with Dr. Jack Glaser
We're all subject to forms of bias and prejudice. On this episode, Forrest and Rick are joined by Dr. Jack Glaser, an expert on intergroup bias and racial prejudice, to explore what we can do to overcome our innate tendencies.
Meditation: Gratitude and Finding Pleasure
On today's short episode, Dr. Rick Hanson leads a guided meditation aimed at experiencing gratitude and finding the small pleasures in life.
Sadness and Disappointment Around the Holidays
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. Today Dr. Hanson and Forrest explore how to work with this year's natural feelings of sadness and disappointment.
Learn Faster, Learn Smarter with Josh Kaufman
Learning is the single most important skill: if you know how to learn, you can get good at anything else. Today we're 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.
Relaxing Anxiety During Stressful Times
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 Dr. Hanson and Forrest talk about relaxing anxiety, weathering the storm, and taking in the year as a whole.
10 Lessons for a Great Life, Part 2: Accepting Difference, Embracing Life, and Impermanence
In the second part of our 10 most essential lessons for a great life, we explore accepting difference, open heartedness, impermanence, and more.