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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, 558 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.

    Start Now: Mid-Year Resolutions

    Start Now: Mid-Year Resolutions

    We're halfway through a very strange year, and it's a good time to take stock, check in with ourselves, and establish some new commitments – even if they’re as simple as being kind to ourselves.

    • 43 min
    Can We Do No Harm?

    Can We Do No Harm?

    Is it possible to "do no harm," and should we even try? Dr. Hanson and Forrest explore what it means to do no harm, and the inner resources that allow us to do as little as possible

    • 46 min
    Unlearning Racist Conditioning with Erin Trent Johnson

    Unlearning Racist Conditioning with Erin Trent Johnson

    What can we do to combat, unlearn, and ultimately unburden ourselves from the influence of systemic structures of racism - both out in the world and inside of ourselves?

    • 28 min
    Healing Our History with Dr. Sherri Taylor

    Healing Our History with Dr. Sherri Taylor

    What is intergenerational trauma, how does it influence our lives today, and what can we do to heal and persevere when things get tough?

    • 39 min
    Institutional Racism and Traumatic Stress with Dr. Alfiee

    Institutional Racism and Traumatic Stress with Dr. Alfiee

    Racism and racist structures place an enormous mental health burden on the people they persecute. Dr. Alfiee joins me to discuss the mental health consequences of institutional racism, unique challenges faced by marginalized youth, disparities in access to mental health services, and the importance of "naming and claiming."

    • 43 min
    We Should Be Uncomfortable

    We Should Be Uncomfortable

    It's our turn to be uncomfortable. https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
558 Ratings

558 Ratings

Xtroxo ,

Thank you

Rick Hanson has provided Tons of insights into why I struggle; what is happening(body; mind and spirit!); and what I can do about it. He explans what mediation is; why it’s is helpful. He provides well thought out practices work and how to do them. Singularly helpful.

thank you to forrest’s for his relevant; spot on;10 min commentary ‘we should be uncomfortable’ . It’s a must listen!

Loooover ,

Rick/Forrest

I appreciate what you guys do! Rick, your work has been life-changing to me, but I’m sure you’ve heard that countless times. Keep up the good work buddies!!

Tanya Marc ,

Thank you!

Thank you so much for sharing these incredible insights with us! I love the well thought questions and the guest’s responses, with the perfect amount of information for one show.

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