172 episodes

Bestselling authors Dr. Rick Hanson and Forrest Hanson explore how we can become happier, build inner strengths, and get the most out of life.

Being Well with Dr. Rick Hanson Rick Hanson, Ph.D., Forrest Hanson

    • Mental Health
    • 4.8, 527 Ratings

Bestselling authors Dr. Rick Hanson and Forrest Hanson explore how we can become happier, build inner strengths, and get the most out of life.

    Living and Dying Well with Frank Ostaseski

    Living and Dying Well with Frank Ostaseski

    What can death teach us about living well? A pioneer in the field of end-of-life care joins us to explore the fear of death, anger, true courage, and acceptance in the face of it all.

    • 58 min
    Transcending the Self with Dr. David Yaden

    Transcending the Self with Dr. David Yaden

    What does it mean to "transcend the self?" Dr. David Yaden joins the show to explore self-transcendent, or “peak,” experiences, which psychologist Abraham Maslow defined as “moments of highest happiness and fulfillment.”

    • 47 min
    The Science of Well-Being with Laurie Santos

    The Science of Well-Being with Laurie Santos

    Dr. Laurie Santos joins the podcast to share what the science says about how we can maintain our well-being during this difficult time.

    • 54 min
    COVID and Releasing Obsessive Fear

    COVID and Releasing Obsessive Fear

    Can we work with, and release, obsessive fear during this particularly anxiety-provoking time? Dr. Dan Kalb, an expert on anxiety disorders and OCD, joins the show to help us learn how.

    • 45 min
    Creativity and the Enneagram with Sleeping at Last

    Creativity and the Enneagram with Sleeping at Last

    What can we learn about ourselves from and through art? Sleeping At Last, an incredible musician, joins us to explore the Enneagram, the creative process, art and emotion, and how we can become ever more true to ourselves.

    • 54 min
    The Highest Happiness

    The Highest Happiness

    What is the "highest happiness," and what can we do to achieve it?

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
527 Ratings

527 Ratings

Liz G6 ,

Got to listen

Rick and Forest are brilliant and we are lucky they share their resources, energy and wisdom with us. No matter the topic, the episodes are beyond informative, engaging and insightful. Give it a listen!

RVOregonBoss ,

Calming and Encouraging

This podcast is thoughtful, helpful and a wonderful way to learn about the interesting parts of psychology. I would recommend this podcast highly.

HollNYC ,

One of my favorite podcasts!

I have learned so much about myself and others. The material is very well presented in a clear, even entertaining way. This is not easy to do with sometimes difficult subjects.

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