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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.

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    • Mental Health
    • 4.8 • 693 Ratings

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

    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.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Meditation: Gratitude and Finding Pleasure

    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.

    • 17 min
    Sadness and Disappointment Around the Holidays

    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.

    • 53 min
    Learn Faster, Learn Smarter with Josh Kaufman

    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.

    • 51 min
    Relaxing Anxiety During Stressful Times

    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.

    • 50 min
    10 Lessons for a Great Life, Part 2: Accepting Difference, Embracing Life, and Impermanence

    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.

    • 48 min

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693 Ratings

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Incredibly helpful for retaining your sanity

Just a beautiful podcast. They never waste your time. They deliver thoughtful and extremely helpful suggestions for personal growth and mindfulness.

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This podcast comforts me that I am not alone in the desire to uncover one’s most authentic self. It also gives my husband and I great topics for discussion towards our most fulfilling life and marriage.

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