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Forrest Hanson is joined by clinical psychologist Dr. Rick Hanson and a world-class group of experts to explore the practical science of lasting well-being. Conversations focus on the key insights from psychology, science, and contemplative practice that you need to build reliable inner strengths, overcome your challenges, and get the most out of life. New episodes every Monday.

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    • Salud y forma física
    • 4.9 • 11 calificaciones

Forrest Hanson is joined by clinical psychologist Dr. Rick Hanson and a world-class group of experts to explore the practical science of lasting well-being. Conversations focus on the key insights from psychology, science, and contemplative practice that you need to build reliable inner strengths, overcome your challenges, and get the most out of life. New episodes every Monday.

    Managing The “Fight” Response: Anger, Repression, and Self-Regulation

    Managing The “Fight” Response: Anger, Repression, and Self-Regulation

    Dr. Rick and Forrest continue their series on the stress responses with the “fight” response to stress. They explore anger, repression, and the balance of self-expression and self-regulation before talking about how we can claim the adaptive aspects of the fight response without falling prey to its more problematic aspects. A major focus of the episode is resentment and repression, alongside related topics like empowering yourself, managing expectations, and “experiencing out.”
    You can watch this episode on YouTube.
    Key Topics:
    0:00: Introduction
    1:15: The useful aspects of anger
    5:40: Specific behaviors associated with the fight response
    8:35: Giving yourself permission to express anger
    13:40: Navigating resentment
    21:40: Thwarted expectations as a source of unhealthy anger
    32:05: Claiming your anger, and being wary of its seductive nature
    35:45: Developing an authentic sense of empowerment
    39:45: Going from complaint to request
    43:30: Antidotes to unhealthy anger
    52:40: Challenging authority without feeling intimidated or shamed
    54:20: When we’re angry at ourselves
    59:00: Recap
    I am now writing on Substack, check out my work there. 
    Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.
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    Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month!
    If you’re navigating something messy, call The Dr. John Delony Show. Dr. John shares practical advice on how to connect with people, face depression, overcome anxiety, and learn what it means to be well. Listen wherever you get your podcasts. 
    Transform your health with the ZOE Science & Nutrition podcast. Find it wherever you listen to podcasts.
    OneSkin focuses on delivering more than superficial results for your skin. Get started today with 15% off using code BEINGWELL at oneskin.co.
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    • 1h 8 min
    Everything You Need to Know About Therapy

    Everything You Need to Know About Therapy

    In this mega-episode, clinical psychologist Dr. Rick Hanson and Forrest Hanson explore everything you need to know about therapy. They share how you can get more from therapy, finding the approach that’s right for you, and some perspectives on why therapy is so expensive. They then run through the five major schools of Western psychotherapy before discussing a few alternative modalities. You’ll learn how long to stick with a therapist before looking for alternatives, questions to ask a prospective therapist, and how to maximize your results.
    You can watch this episode on YouTube.
    Key Topics:
    0:00: Introduction
    1:40: The biggest factors that contribute to therapy going well
    7:25: Finding the therapeutic modality that works for you
    14:00: The cost of therapy, and the problem created by insurance companies
    20:35: The five major schools of western psychotherapy
    21:20: Psychodynamic therapy, and investigating the unconscious
    23:20: Behavioral therapy, and variable reinforcement
    25:55: Humanistic psychology, and seeing the good in yourself
    29:05: Cognitive therapy, why insurance companies like CBT, and exploring our beliefs
    36:15: Mindfulness-based therapies, and being with our experiences
    41:15: Family systems therapy, social justice, somatic therapy, and non-Western thinking
    46:20: The differences (and similarities) between therapy and coaching
    52:40: How long therapy should take, and how to evaluate if it’s working
    1:02:15: The role of client motivation 
    1:04:55: Questions to ask a prospective therapist
    1:10:15: The importance of the therapist’s engagement
    1:12:50: Common qualities Rick found challenging with past clients
    1:16:05: The importance of internalizing change, and recognizing what’s really shifting
    1:21:20: Recap
    Forrest is now writing on Substack, check out his work there. 
    Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.
    Sponsors
    Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month!
    If you’re navigating something messy, call The Dr. John Delony Show. Dr. John shares practical advice on how to connect with people, face depression, overcome anxiety, and learn what it means to be well. Listen wherever you get your podcasts. 
    Transform your health with the ZOE Science & Nutrition podcast. Find it wherever you listen to podcasts.
    OneSkin focuses on delivering more than superficial results for your skin. Get started today with 15% off using code BEINGWELL at oneskin.co. 
    Connect with the show:

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    Follow Forrest on YouTube

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    Follow Rick on Facebook

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    Visit Forrest's website

    • 1h 32 min
    Healing After Trauma with Dr. Peter Levine

    Healing After Trauma with Dr. Peter Levine

    Somatic psychology legend Dr. Peter Levine joins Dr. Rick and Forrest to explore how we can use body-based approaches to recover from traumatic experiences. Peter uses his personal history with trauma to illustrate the practices he’s taught to thousands of people through his work. They discuss the importance of resourcing experiences, creating safety, developing interoception, abandonment wounds, bringing a diverse perspective to somatic work, and working with shame. 
    Please be aware that this episode includes a description of sexual assault.
    About our Guest: Dr. Peter Levine is the creator of Somatic Experiencing and the Founder and President of the Ergos Institute for Somatic Education. He’s taught at a number of universities, has received Lifetime Achievement awards from numerous organizations, and is the best-selling author of several books, including Waking the Tiger, Healing Trauma, and his most recent book An Autobiography of Trauma: A Healing Journey.
    You can watch this episode on YouTube.
    Key Topics:
    0:00: Introduction
    2:15: Peter’s dream about publishing his recent book
    6:40: Themes connecting the personal and professional for Peter
    10:15: Physicalization, pendulation, and decontextualization of trauma
    16:15: Presence with others, and moving gently into shame to move through it
    20:55: The fundamental view that we our innately healthy, and completing the arc
    23:05: When the prompt “feel it in your body” doesn’t work
    28:15: Advice for when you don’t have access to therapy or a SEP practitioner
    30:35: Tenderness
    34:30: Anchoring in the here and now when accessing past memories
    39:35: Conceiving of yourself as a source of safety
    43:30: Generating your own internal wellbeing
    46:20: Acknowledging the reality of your history, patience, and completion
    49:45: Living by dying
    52:15: Recap
    Offer from Dr. Rick: If you'd like to improve your self-worth, check out Rick's new 4-hour, live online workshop. You'll learn methods and practices that can actually change your brain and your habits, so you start nurturing your sense of worth and belonging. Our listeners can get 20% off with coupon code BeingWell20: https://selfworthworkshop.com/
    Forrest is now writing on Substack, check out his work there. 
    Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.
    Sponsors
    If you’re navigating something messy, call The Dr. John Delony Show. Dr. John shares practical advice on how to connect with people, face depression, overcome anxiety, and learn what it means to be well. Listen wherever you get your podcasts. 
    Transform your health with the ZOE Science & Nutrition podcast. Find it wherever you listen to podcasts.
    Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month!
    OneSkin focuses on delivering more than superficial results for your skin. Get started today with 15% off using code BEINGWELL at oneskin.co.
    Connect with the show:

    Subscribe on iTunes

    Follow Forrest on YouTube

    Follow us on Instagram

    Follow Forrest on Instagram

    Follow Rick on Facebook

    Follow Forrest on Facebook

    Visit Forrest's website

    • 57 min
    Recovering from a Challenging Childhood: Reclaim, Resupply, and Repair

    Recovering from a Challenging Childhood: Reclaim, Resupply, and Repair

    Dr. Rick and Forrest explore a huge topic: what can we do to recover from a difficult childhood as an adult? Rick introduces a three step process that can help us reclaim our past, identify the key needs we have these days, and internalize related positive experiences. They discuss related tools from psychology like releasing repressed emotions, claiming agency where we can, and changing what we emphasize in the story of our lives. If you had a hard time growing up, this one’s for you.
    You can watch this episode on YouTube.
    Key Topics:
    0:00: Introduction
    1:40: Recovering from childhood wounds - Reclaim, Resupply, and Repair
    7:00: Clarifying your personal narrative, and the importance of agency
    12:25: How the unmet needs from your past impacts your present
    18:25: Changing what we emphasize in the story we tell ourselves
    28:50: Letting the fizz out of the bottle
    32:20: Identifying the right medicine for your unresolved wounds 
    38:00: How developing competency helps you break free from your past
    41:50: Self-soothing through envisioning positive experiences
    45:00: The process of letting go of the childhood you wish you had
    57:50: Naming what you want from life, and the universal ground of being
    1:02:00: Recap 
    Offer from Dr. Rick: If you'd like to improve your self-worth, check out Rick's new 4-hour, live online workshop. You'll learn methods and practices that can actually change your brain and your habits, so you start nurturing your sense of worth and belonging. Our listeners can get 20% off with coupon code BeingWell20: https://selfworthworkshop.com/
    Forrest is now writing on Substack, check out his work there. 
    Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.
    Sponsors
    Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month!
    Trust your gut with Seed’s DS-01 Daily Synbiotic. Go to Seed.com/BEINGWELL and use code 25BEINGWELL to get 25% off your first month. 
    Zocdoc helps you find expert doctors and medical professionals that specialize in the care you need, and deliver the type of experience you want. Head to zocdoc.com/being and download the Zocdoc app for FREE.
    Visit airdoctorpro.com and use promo code BEING to receive up to $300 off air purifiers! When you use our code, you’ll also receive a free 3-year warranty on any unit, an $84 value
    Connect with the show:

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    • 1h 9 min
    Dealing with Emotionally Immature People (and Parents) with Dr. Lindsay Gibson

    Dealing with Emotionally Immature People (and Parents) with Dr. Lindsay Gibson

    Dr. Lindsay Gibson joins the podcast to share her groundbreaking work on emotional maturity. Forrest and Dr. Gibson explore how growing up with emotionally immature caregivers can affect our adult relationships, and what we can do to recover from these experiences, build healthier patterns, and disentangle from emotionally immature people. They start by discussing what emotional immaturity means, some of its key characteristics, and the consequences of growing up with emotionally immature parents. They then talk about how we can move away from “role-self” and develop a deeper connection with who we really are. You’ll learn practical tools for recognizing emotionally immature people, managing your relationships with them effectively, and establishing healthy boundaries.
    About our Guest: Dr. Lindsay Gibson is a clinical psychologist and the author of a number of books including Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents and Disentangling from Emotionally Immature People. Her most recent work is the Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents Guided Journal.
    You can watch this episode on YouTube.
    Topics:
    0:00: Introduction
    1:20: What is emotional immaturity?
    7:25: Affective realism and involuntary coping mechanisms
    14:00: An example of a childhood with emotionally immature caregivers
    18:50: The “role-self,” and how children respond to a parent’s lack of empathy
    25:15: Receiving guidance from the authentic self
    29:25: How the role-self affects relationships in adulthood
    41:25: Healthier relationships by connecting with the authentic self
    50:10: Letting go of healing fantasies in adult relationships
    56:10: Guilt, emotional coercion, fear of loneliness, and finding optimal distance
    1:02:55: How to identify with yourself as a secure base
    1:06:20: Recap
    Offer from Dr. Rick: If you'd like to improve your self-worth, check out Rick's new 4-hour, live online workshop. You'll learn methods and practices that can actually change your brain and your habits, so you start nurturing your sense of worth and belonging. Our listeners can get 20% off with coupon code BeingWell20: https://selfworthworkshop.com/
    Forrest is now writing on Substack, check out his work there. 
    Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.
    Sponsors
    Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month!
    Trust your gut with Seed’s DS-01 Daily Synbiotic. Go to Seed.com/BEINGWELL and use code 25BEINGWELL to get 25% off your first month. 
    Zocdoc helps you find expert doctors and medical professionals that specialize in the care you need, and deliver the type of experience you want. Head to zocdoc.com/being and download the Zocdoc app for FREE.
    Visit airdoctorpro.com and use promo code BEING to receive up to $300 off air purifiers! When you use our code, you’ll also receive a free 3-year warranty on any unit, an $84 value
    Connect with the show:

    Subscribe on iTunes

    Follow Forrest on YouTube

    Follow us on Instagram

    Follow Forrest on Instagram

    Follow Rick on Facebook

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    Visit Forrest's website

    • 1h 18 min
    How to Make the Most of Your 20s with Dr. Meg Jay

    How to Make the Most of Your 20s with Dr. Meg Jay

    Twentysomethings are bombarded with misinformation, hype, and contradictory messages that pull them in many different directions. Dr. Meg Jay, a specialist on what she calls the “defining decade,” joins Forrest to explore how we can navigate this transformative and often anxiety-provoking time in our lives. They discuss the biggest misunderstandings about our 20s, balancing having fun with setting yourself up for the future, and common mental health issues. Topics include the pitfalls of self-diagnosis, creating a strong self-concept and building identity capital, dealing with burnout, strengthening our relationships, and more. 
    About our Guest: Dr. Meg Jay is a developmental clinical psychologist who specializes in twentysomethings. She is on faculty at the University of Virginia, and is the author of a number of wonderful books, including The Defining Decade and her new book The Twentysomething Treatment: A Revolutionary Remedy for an Uncertain Age.
    You can watch this episode on YouTube.
    Key Topics:
    0:00: Introduction
    1:20: The biggest misunderstanding about life in your 20s
    4:55: Uncertainty, and becoming confident in our abilities
    8:30: Nihilism about the current state of the world
    14:50: Self-diagnosis, social media, and over medication
    23:25: The “strength of weak ties”
    27:20: Self-concept and identity capital
    30:30: What helps people take action
    34:15: Navigating avoidance and anxiety
    41:55: Finding evidence that you’re capable of being loved
    46:35: What to do you when you feel stuck
    49:20: How to choose purpose
    58:55: Advice to people who feel like they messed up their 20s
    1:04:45: Recap
    Offer from Dr. Rick: If you'd like to improve your self-worth, check out Rick's new 4-hour, live online workshop. You'll learn methods and practices that can actually change your brain and your habits, so you start nurturing your sense of worth and belonging. Our listeners can get 20% off with coupon code BeingWell20: https://selfworthworkshop.com/
    Forrest is now writing on Substack, check out his work there. 
    Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.
    Sponsors
    Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month!
    Zocdoc helps you find expert doctors and medical professionals that specialize in the care you need, and deliver the type of experience you want. Head to zocdoc.com/being and download the Zocdoc app for FREE.
    Trust your gut with Seed’s DS-01 Daily Synbiotic. Go to Seed.com/BEINGWELL and use code 25BEINGWELL to get 25% off your first month. 
    OneSkin focuses on delivering more than superficial results for your skin. Get started today with 15% off using code BEINGWELL at oneskin.co.
    Connect with the show:

    Subscribe on iTunes

    Follow Forrest on YouTube

    Follow us on Instagram

    Follow Forrest on Instagram

    Follow Rick on Facebook

    Follow Forrest on Facebook

    Visit Forrest's website

    • 1h 16 min

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4.9 de 5
11 calificaciones

11 calificaciones

Alitafemme ,

Best podcast

I feel deeply grateful because of this podcast of Rick Hanson. Especially because he freely gives advice and counsel on how to grow the good inside of us, he is not doing it for the money, he comes from a whole heart and that is life changing at least for me. I love his monthly meditation and all of his resources. Thank you thank you thank you for your good giving to the world

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