QUIZ: Do You Know When to Stop?

Whether driving a car or going through life altogether, we need to be able to speed up skillfully . . . as well as slow down and even stop. How is it going with whatever you want to decrease or stop in your own life? Perhaps related to food, drugs and alcohol, media. And can

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Compassion and Equanimity

Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled Compassion and Equanimity.
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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 activity in which you can explore different ways to feel

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Let Things Change

What’s changing? The Practice: Let Things Change Why? The fifth of my personal Top 5 practices (all tied for first place) is open out, by which I mean relaxing into a growing sense of connection, even oneness, with all things. (The other four are be mindful, love, take in the good, and go green.) “Opening

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Put No One Out of Your Heart

What is an open heart? The Practice: Put no one out of your heart. Why? We all know people who are, ah, . . . challenging. It could be a critical parent, a bossy supervisor, a relative who has you walking on eggshells, a nice but flaky friend, a co-worker who just doesn’t like you,

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QUIZ: Are You a Self-Starter?

One of the secrets to a happy and productive life is to know how to help yourself come to want things that are good for you and others . . . that you don’t initially want that much. Find out how good you are at motivating yourself, or nudging yourself in a kind way, rather

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Accept Dependence

What makes your life? The Practice: Accept dependence. Why? Want to try a little experiment? Stop breathing. Really. For a few seconds, maybe a few dozen seconds, and see how it feels. For me, this experiment is an intimate way to experience a deep truth, that we live dependently, relying on 10,000 things for physical

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Practicing with Negative Reactions to Others

Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled Practicing with Negative Reactions to Others.
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Bob Emmons Interview on Gratitude

I had the pleasure of interviewing Gratitude expert Bob Emmons for my Foundations of Well-Being program. Watch this clip to hear about the benefits of Gratitude and how to literally construct it at any moment in your life, no matter what your circumsta… [Read more…]

Rick’s Picks: Wealth Inequality in America

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is often not what we think it is.

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