Love Your Neighbor

  Love Your Neighbor In the neighborhood? The Practice Love your neighbor. Why This practice might sound extreme or pushy, and I want to tell you what I mean by it. Everyone has lots of neighbors, and they come in many shapes and sizes. Obviously…

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Aspiration: An Interview with Dan Siegel

“Life is always unfolding, you’re always in an emerging process… only junk can really make you feel stagnat or chaotic, and the beautiful thing about being a human being is you have a choice. With awareness, you can use liberate yourself and free yourself to…

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The Fermi Paradox

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Read this incredible summary of the Fermi Paradox from Wait But Why.  

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Undeceived By The Inner Ad Agency

Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled Undeceived By The Inner Ad Agency.
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Robert Royston and Jill DeMarco: Swing Dance

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Robert Royston and Jill DeMarco “killin’ it” in Champion Strictly Semi-Finals at SwingDiego 2011.  

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Relax, You’ve Arrived

Are we there yet? The Practice: Relax, you’ve arrived. Why? We spend so much of our time trying to get somewhere. Part of this comes from our biological nature. To survive, animals – including us – have to be goal-directed, leaning into the future. It’s…

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The Caring Quilt Creative Activity

Check out this great creative activity that will deepen and internalize your sense of being cared about – an important inner resource for resilience, happiness, and satisfying relationships, and a key part of the Foundations of Well-Being. This 12-minute video guides you through an experiential…

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Do Before You’re Ready

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Great comic strip based on the words of Amy Poehler. (Please note you may need to zoom in on your browser to view this.)  

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Welcome Joy

What’s the spark and what’s the fuel? Welcome joy. Positive emotions – such as feelings of gratitude, love, and confidence – strengthen the immune system, protect the heart against loss and trauma, build relationships, increase resilience, and promote success

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Practicing With Pain and Threat

Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled Practicing With Pain and Threat.
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