QUIZ: How Do You Handle Anger?

Anger is a normal response to pain, threat, and injustice. But frequent or chronic anger is fatiguing and stressful; like hot acid, it eats away at your mental and physical health. Find out how successfully you’re handling your own anger, with this short quiz from…

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QUIZ: How Do You Handle Anger?

Anger is a normal response to pain, threat, and injustice. But frequent or chronic anger is fatiguing and stressful; like hot acid, it eats away at your mental and physical health. Find out how successfully you’re handling your own anger, with this short quiz from my Foundations of Well-Being program: https://fwb.rickhanson.net/quizzes/how-do-you-handle-anger

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Rick’s Picks: Living Simply in a Dumpster

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. James Hamblin writes for the Atlantic about one professor who left his home for a 36-square-foot open-air box, and is happier for it. It makes one think: how much does a person…

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The Samadhi Pillar of Practice

Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled The Samadhi Pillar of Practice.

More information on the San Rafael Mediation group can be found here.

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Paul Gilbert Interview on Confidence

“A lot of what happens with loss of confidence, is that we undermine whatever confidence we may have. Humans have an amazing capacity to monitor everything – and that can begin to cause you a lot of trouble – because you’re monitoring that there’s a…

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Rick’s Picks: The Power Paradox

  Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. In this new book – The Power Paradox – UC Berkeley psychologist, Dr. Dacher Keltner offers a revolutionary and timely reconsideration of everything we know about power. He demonstrates how compassion…

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Rick’s Picks: The Power Paradox

  Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. In this new book – The Power Paradox – UC Berkeley psychologist, Dr. Dacher Keltner offers a revolutionary and timely reconsideration of everything we know about power. He demonstrates how compassion and selflessness enable us to have the most influence over

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Rick’s Picks: Collaborating with a 4-year-old

One day, while her 4-year-old daughter was happily distracted in marker drawings, a mother decided to risk pulling out a new sketchbook she had special ordered. The results are a unique an collaborative masterpiece!

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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…

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QUIZ: Do You Value Yourself?

As profoundly social animals, we have a deep need to feel good about ourselves, especially in relation to others. See how you’re doing in this area and find ways to develop a healthy and appropriate sense of worth, with this short quiz from my Foundations…

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