Online Courses

in personal growth and mindfulness to rewire your brain to be calm, confident, and happy no matter what life throws your way.

Healing Insecure Attachment

A Live Workshop with Dr. Rick Hanson on August 17

Just One

57 Bite-Sized
Mindfulness Practices

$79  $49

Build a happier, healthier mind in a minute or two a day with 57 brief but powerful practices – each focusing on just one thing – that will gradually change your brain for the better so you can handle the challenges of everyday life with greater ease, inner strength, and confidence.

The Foundations
of Well-Being 2.0

Yearlong Program to Grow 12 Inner Strengths

$600  $450

Grow a new inner strength each month for lasting resilience, calm, and confidence with Dr. Rick Hanson’s flagship course. Spend 1 hour a week on your guided path with video talks, guided practices, quizzes, expert interviews, creative activities, and weekly reminders.

Dealing with

5 Powerful Practices
for Less Stress


Anxiety, fear, and worry are normal reactions, but they don’t have to be your constant companions. Let go of anxiety and grow a greater sense of calm, strength, and being protected and supported by other people with these 5 powerful practices you can revisit again and again.

Breaking Out of

5-Part Course for Disrupting Negative, Obsessive Thoughts


Rumination is actually quite common. But it’s not helpful or productive and it can be frustrating and limiting. We spend a lot of time thinking…without making any real progress. Learn the practical skills for disrupting negative thought patterns, letting them go, and moving past them.

Change Your

6-Part Course for Letting
Go of Harmful Thoughts


Learn how to step out of old views, assumptions and attitudes – and step into useful, hopeful thoughts about yourself and others. Get practical tools to feel less bothered, get more motivated, strengthen your self-worth, and express yourself fully.

Grief and Loss

4-Part Series for Coping, Healing, and Growing


We all face losses — from separations and disappointments to shocking, event traumatic events. Learn simple, powerful practices to help you bear the unbearable, and in natural ways move forward, heal, and find happiness again.

The Courage
to Connect


Finding Strength in
Openness and Vulnerability

Join Dr. Daniel Ellenberg and Dr. Rick Hanson for a powerful online course that will help you be more open and confident, so you can connect with others, express yourself more fully, and have deeper, more fulfilling relationships.

The Strong Heart
Relationship Series

4-Part Series to Improve Important Relationships


Discover methods for staying present with others while remaining centered in yourself, respecting others' needs while honoring your own, and asserting yourself with kindness and confidence, for more fulfilling, peaceful, and effective relationships.

Meditation Series

8-Part Home
Meditation Retreat


Explore and develop seven ways of being that are both the highest forms of human development and at the core of who you already are. Through these profound practices, you’ll feel increasingly centered in your fundamental goodness, enoughness, and wakefulness.

Neuroplasticity Training

6-Part Course in Beating
the Negativity Bias


Take charge of the structure-building process of your own brain and learn how to activate positive experiences, prolong and enrich them, and then heighten their absorption into emotional memory – so you can heal old wounds and have more to offer others.

The Professional

Using Positive Neuroplasticity with Others


Apply the powerful methods of Positive Neuroplasticity to clinical, educational, and personal growth settings. This 12-part course teaches you how to activate positive experiences, increase their absorption, and use those methods in your work with others.

Trauma and the Healing Power of Love

Live Workshop Recording


Learn experiential practices for building up a strong sense of love and support inside yourself so you can start accepting and healing from past wounds. You'll discover how to be with and hold painful, traumatic experiences with acceptance, mindfulness, and self-compassion.

What Others Are Saying About Rick Hanson’s Online Courses

“These courses have truly been life-changing. Little by little, I feel my brain rewiring for the better. The things I’m learning I haven’t been able to learn in therapy or self-help for 20+ years. And it’s enjoyable!”

— Elly J.

“The experience, all the terrific material, so beautifully presented, has given me such a tremendous boost in peace, contentment and love! Looking forward to making it a vital part of my life in all areas.”

— Ron R.

“I found the training to be among the best I have ever received. I went through – and continue to do so – significant change, overcoming that which has held me back for years.”

— Petrina L.

“Dr. Hanson is an amazing presenter. The mix of academic information and experiential practices was just right.”

— Kristen P.

“I’ve spent a lot of time, money, and effort studying with premier teachers for 50 years now. Rick’s pragmatic contextualizing, profound teachings, genuine warmth, humor, and wisdom is a transmission I heartily recommend for anybody.”

— Greg J.

“This training supports me in managing my life, my chronic pain, and all the ups and downs of the whole shi-bang.”

— Holly E.

“These teachings have touched so many of the dark places inside me. I can now see things much more clearly and without judgment, and can release them.”

— Linda N.

“A hard-to-find pairing of current neuroscience and advanced Buddhist teaching. A surprising experience.”

— Norm G.

“This was a truly life-altering, life-affirming training. I feel peaceful, content, loved, and excited to bring HEAL into my everyday life. I am seeing how when I grow the good in myself, there is so much more available to offer others.”

— Susan A.

“Neurodharma has left an ever deepening impression on my soul. The geek in me met the Buddha and the two have been delightfully co-habiting since!”

— Isobel S.

“It’s a great kindness, to feel safe, well-resourced, and embraced in community; this training lead me to feel at home in these states of being. Once you know how to go home, you can find your way back there on your own. Thanks, Rick, for showing me the way, and handing me a map.”

— Lewis H.

Online Courses from Sounds True

Self-Directed Brain Change by Dr. Rick Hanson

Self-Directed Brain Change
(CD or Download)

Rewire Your Neural Pathways for Happiness and Resilience

Meditations to Change Your Brain

Meditations to Change Your Brain
(CD or Download)

Rewire Your Neural Pathways to Transform Your Life

Meditations for Happiness

Meditations for Happiness
(CD or Download)

Rewire Your Brain for Lasting Contentment and Peace

Stress-Proof Your Brain

Stress-Proof Your Brain
(CD or Download)

Meditations to Rewire Neural Pathways for Stress Relief

The Enlightened Brain

The Enlightened Brain
(Self-Guided Course)

The Neuroscience of Awakening

The Enlightened Brain

The Enlightened Brain
(CD or Download)

The Neuroscience of Awakening

Meditations for Happiness

Awaken Your Brain
(Self-Guided Course)

Teachings and Practices from the Author of Buddha’s Brain

The Neurodharma of Love

The Neurodharma of Love
(CD or Download)

Rewire Your Brain for Healthy Relationships