Rick’s Picks: Questioning the Universe with Stephen Hawking

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. In keeping with the theme of TED2008, professor Stephen Hawking asks some Big Questions about our universe — How did the universe begin? How did life begin? Are we alone? — and…

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See the Person Behind the Eyes

Even though it’s scary, everyone longs to be seen, to be known. To have your hopes and fears acknowledged – the ones behind a polite smile or a frown of frustration. To have your true caring seen, as well as your positive intentions and natural goodness.

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QUIZ: How do you Contribute to the World?

You offer many things to others each day in ways large and small. Sometimes people feel good about their contributions into the world – and sometimes they don’t, feeling anxious, stressed, or inadequate. Learn how you feel about your own contributions, with this short quiz from my Foundations of Well-Being program: https://fwb.rickhanson.net/quizzes/how-do-you-contribute-to-the-world

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Rick’s Picks: The Hardest Rock Climb in the World

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Chris Sharma and Adam Ondra spent two years working together to climb La Dura Dura (5.15c / 9b+), the world’s hardest climb. This film tells the story of their unique collaboration and…

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What We Practice

Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled What We Practice.
More information on the San Rafael Mediation group can be found here.
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Tara Brach Interview on Self-Caring

Check out a clip from my Foundations of Well-Being interview with Tara Brach where we discuss the foundations of Self-Caring.

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Rick’s Picks: ZOX ‘Canon’ Music Video

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Zox a great indie band trying to make it big, and here is their first music video off of their 1st album ‘Take Me Home.’ This song is originally The Wedding song…

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Rewiring Your Brain: An Article from Jennifer Forsberg Meyer

The Rural Life / By Jennifer Forsberg Meyer Rewiring Your Brain Sometimes things intersect in a way that makes you sit up and take notice. This happened to me recently. It started with some spectacular nature programs—the BBC series available on Netflix. My husband and I love them,…

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QUIZ: Do You Realize Your Dreams?

What we do with our childhood hopes and dreams affects us as we change and grow our entire lives. By listening to your longings you can reclaim the dreams you had for yourself as a child and find work that is at the intersection of what you love, what you’re talented at, and what you

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Rick’s Picks: Brene Brown on The Power of Vulnerability

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Brené Brown studies human connection — our ability to empathize, belong, love. In a poignant, funny talk, she shares a deep insight from her research, one that sent her on a personal quest to know herself as well as to understand humanity.

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