Love More, Cling Less

Here is a talk from the San Rafael Meditation group with Rick Hanson. It is titled, “Love More, Cling Less.” More information on the San Rafael Meditation group can be found here.

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Putting Time In Perspective

Putting Time In Perspective is series of interesting timelines on WaitButWhy.com, each incorporating the previous timeline, which really puts our human history into perspective.
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QUIZ: What’s Your Expression Style?

As profoundly social primates, we have a normal longing for others to find the buried treasure inside of us – but we must express ourselves for this to happen. Find out how comfortable you are expressing yourself, with this short quiz from my Foundations of…

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5 Tips to Wire for Compassion

During this time, we could all use more understanding and relating to one another. Did you know that requires a healthy prefrontal cortex (PFC) otherwise we will biologically default to our fight-or-flight response? It’s simply in the way we are wired. Relating to one another…

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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…

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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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Cosmic Eye: A Micro and Macrocosmic View of The Universe

Rick’s Picks is a series of posts highlighting the very best content online. Drawing inspiration from the classic movie Powers of Ten, directed by Charles and Ray Eams in 1977, Cosmic Eye is an app featuring views of our Universe gathered by world-class scientists. With…

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Find the Facts

It is so very helpful to see the truth both around you and inside you. Then you’re more able to handle threats and fulfill opportunities, understand others, and make wise choices. Not finding the facts is like closing your eyes while walking on thin ice….

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QUIZ: What Does Your Heart Say?

Bottling up your feelings and not saying what you want can lead to numbness inside, preoccupations, distance from others and lost opportunities. Reflect on how well you’re doing speaking from your own heart, with this short quiz from my Foundations of Well-Being program: https://fwb.rickhanson.net/quizzes/what-does-your-heart-say

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QUIZ: What’s Your Personal Body Image

Having a healthy relationship with your body is a foundational part of your overall happiness and well-being. Find out if you are too preoccupied with your weight, shape, complexion, hair, or other aspects of your appearance, with this short quiz from my Foundations of Well-Being…

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