The Being Well Podcast explores the challenging parts of being human.
Based on Dr. Rick Hanson‘s 45+ years of helping people, and alongside an amazing group of expert guests, Rick and Forrest Hanson have helped hundreds of thousands of people learn the best lessons from clinical psychology, contemplative practice, and many lifetimes of experience.
Being Well has been downloaded over 15 million times, and is one of the top mental health podcasts in the world. Listen on iTunes, or through your favorite podcasting app.
Today we focus on step four of James Baraz’ 10 steps to awakening joy: how to find joy in difficult times. We discuss how to balance a sense of equanimity with compassion for the suffering of the world, and how cultivating joy at an individual level can support healing at the collective level.
On this episode, Dr. Zindel Segal joins us to talk about Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), an eight-week group therapy program designed to help those who suffer with chronic unhappiness and prevent relapse after episodes of severe clinical depression.
Today on Forrest and Dr. Rick discuss family estrangement, particularly between parents and children, and how the questions we engage in this territory apply more broadly to how we balance our own boundaries with the responsibilities we have toward other people.
We had a productive year, with some extraordinary guests and equally compelling topics. Though not an easy choice, we pick what we think are the top Being Well podcasts for 2021.
Today we discuss family estrangement, particularly between parents and children, and how the questions we engage in this territory apply more broadly to how we balance our own boundaries with the responsibilities we have toward others.
Today, Forrest and Dr. Rick Hanson expand their conversation on relationships to explore what traits to look for in a potential partner and in your dynamic with them. They discuss life growth curves, how to manage early conflict, healthy approaches for dealing with rejection, and how to support those still navigating a difficult search.
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