Being Well Podcast

There’s a lot of information out there about mental health.
Much of it isn’t very good. We’re trying to fix that.

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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.

Recent Episodes

Being Well Podcast: Joy in Difficult Times with James Baraz

Being Well Podcast: Joy in Difficult Times with James Baraz

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.

Being Well Podcast: Mindfulness for Depression with Dr. Zindel Segal

Being Well Podcast: Mindfulness for Depression with Dr. Zindel Segal

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.

Being Well Podcast: How to Get the Most Out of 2022

Being Well Podcast: How to Get the Most Out of 2022

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.

Being Well Podcast: Navigating Familial Estrangement

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.

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