THE SCIENCE OF GROWING

Inner Strengths for Challenging Times

We all have challenges.

The good news is that we can use the power of positive neuroplasticity to change our brain and grow inner strengths so we can be happier, more confident, and more calm — no matter what life throws our way.

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Meet Dr. Rick Hanson

Rick Hanson, PhD, is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, and New York Times best-selling author. His books are available in 33 languages – with over a million copies in English alone. He has lectured at NASA, Google, Oxford, and Harvard, taught in meditation centers worldwide, and been featured on the BBC, CBS, NPR, and other major media.

New and Upcoming!

The Self-Worth Workshop

Join Dr. Rick Hanson for a 4-hour special event where you’ll learn how to overcome limiting beliefs and self-doubt, cultivate self-compassion and acceptance, and develop the confidence to pursue your dreams.

Free Wednesday Meditations

Develop greater resilience, compassion, and mindfulness by joining the free online weekly meditation, talk, and discussion with Dr. Rick Hanson. These sessions draw on modern psychology, brain science, and the teachings of the Buddha.

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The Being Well Podcast

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Online Courses

The Foundations of Well-Being
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Change Your Mind
Dealing with Anxiety

Rick Hanson’s Blog

Meditations and Practices for more joy, more fulfilling relationships, and more peace of mind.

Take Heart

Take Heart

What do you do when the bottom falls out? Take heart. By “taking heart,” I mean several related things: Sensing your heart and chest, finding encouragement in what is good both around you and inside you, resting in your own warmth, compassion, and

Back to Basics

Back to Basics

By taking care of the basics, everything else usually takes care of itself.