Associate therapist Elizabeth Ferreira joins Forrest to explore how to regulate yourself better.
Being Well Podcast: Dealing with a Mental Health Crisis, Trauma and Meditation, and Getting Back on the Wagon: January Mailbag
Forrest and Dr. Rick open up the mailbag to answer questions from listeners. How can we understand and support someone going through a mental health crisis? Is meditation enough to heal trauma? And what can we do about family members that just won’t change?
Forrest and Dr. Rick explore impermanence anxiety: the fears we have related to change, including how we can become more resilient in the face of change.
Forrest Hansont, Rick Hanson, and Dr. John Ratey debunk common misconceptions about ADHD, explore how ADHD works in the brain, and discuss the surprising strengths and vulnerabilities of ADHD.
Dr. Elissa Epel joins us to explore the science behind the stress response, different forms of stress, what separates “good” stress from “bad” stress, how we can take advantage of good stress, and dealing with existential forms of stress like the climate crisis.
Dr. Rick and Forrest focus on how we can see threats clearly and be the “right amount” of concerned.
We discuss with psychologist and author Ronald Siegel how to drop the myth of the extraordinary, how to heal from feelings of inadequacy, and what healthy self-esteem looks like.
Being Well Podcast: Secondary Trauma: Recovering from Compassion Fatigue with Laura van Dernoot Lipsky
Laura van Dernoot Lipsy talks about how to manage secondary traumatic stress, avoid burnout and overwhelm, and stay hopeful and live fully in the face of challenges.
Learn what rumination is, where it comes from, and explore practices and strategies to identify rumination when it comes up, and move through it compassionately and effectively.
Being Well Podcast: Understanding and Managing Stress: Causes, Biological Basis, and Increasing Resilience
Learn how to distinguish stress from effort, the influence of the modern world on how stressed we feel, the biological mechanisms and challenges presented by chronic stress.
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