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.


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: Enjoying Life

Being Well Podcast: Enjoying Life

On today’s episode of the Being Well Podcast, Dr. Rick Hanson explains why enjoying life is both easy to dismiss and surprisingly hard to do. Particularly, he explores how we can authentically find enjoyable moments even during very difficult times in our lives.

Being Well Podcast: Acceptance

Being Well Podcast: Acceptance

On this episode of the Being Well Podcast, Dr. Hanson and Forrest focus on the importance of acceptance. Particularly, they talk about how an authentic moment of acceptance can be a catalyst for positive growth.

Being Well Podcast: Self-Compassion

Being Well Podcast: Self-Compassion

Today Dr. Hanson and Forrest explore how to use self-compassion to reduce rumination, feel safe while taking big risks, and improve our relationships with other people.

Being Well Podcast: Introducing Resilience

In the first episode of Season 2 of the Being Well Podcast, Dr. Rick Hanson starts a series on Resilience by explaining the importance of Resilience and HOW we can begin to grow this key strength.

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