Brain Science and Psychotherapy: The Next Step

Last month at the Psychotherapy Networker Symposium in Washington DC, I gave a talk to ~ 3500 people: scary but wonderful! Brain Science and Psychotherapy: The Next Step – looked at the benefits and pitfalls of brain science, plus focused on a key point: if we don’t take the time to install our useful experiences,

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Peace

“Peace is a global sense of serenity and ease, with no need to struggle with anything. You may be aware of dangers or challenges, but no fleeing or fighting is present in your mind, no fear or anger. Feeling at peace inside, you are peaceable with others.” *Excerpted from, Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of

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Love

“Love is a deep, powerful, often intense feeling of affection, caring, sweetness, and commitment. It is usually applied to others, though it is possible to feel love for the natural world, humanity as a whole, God (in whatever way you experience or imagine this), and oneself. Whether you feel loved or feel loving, love is love,

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Contentment

“Contentment is a global sense of well-being combined with no wish whatsoever for this moment to be anything other than what it is. Pleasant experiences pass through awareness with no need to hold on to them. You feel fulfilled in your core, with no drivenness, greed, or possessiveness. Feeling full inside, you are generous with

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Hardwiring Happiness: The HEAL Steps to Inner Strength and Peace

This is the third talk in the series on “Hardwiring Happiness”, based on my new book. To listen to the other talks in the series, go here.
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Hardwiring Happiness: Being for Yourself, and the Three Ways to Practice with Your Mind

This is the second talk in the series on “Hardwiring Happiness”, based on my new book of the same name, which is being released tomorrow, October 8!**
This talk was given at the San Rafael Meditation gathering on September 18, 2013.
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Hardwiring Happiness: Using the Mind to Change the Brain to Change the Mind (Part II)

Part II of a two-part talk on how to use the mind to change the brain to change the mind based on the theme of my new book, Hardwiring Happiness.
This talk was given at the San Rafael Meditation gathering on September 11, 2013.
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Hardwiring Happiness: Using the Mind to Change the Brain to Change the Mind (Part I)

Part I of a two-part talk on how to use the mind to change the brain to change the mind based on the theme of my new book, Hardwiring Happiness. This talk was given at the San Rafael Meditation gathering on September 11, 2013.
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At Home in the Heart

Session Highlights:

• Dr. Rick Hanson shifts from his role as host to summarize the key themes of the guests in the series
• Highlighting past participants’ practical methods
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Compassion in the Wider World

The Compassionate Brain A FREE eight-part video series, hosted by Dr. Rick Hanson, that explores effective ways to change your brain and heart and life. (Watch or listen to the entire series by registering at http://live.soundstrue.com/compassionatebrain/.) Session 7: Compassion in the Wider World Session Highlights: An in-depth conversation with Dr. Jean Houston, co-founder of The [Read more...]


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