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Bestselling authors Dr. Rick Hanson and Forrest Hanson explore how we can become happier, build inner strengths, and get the most out of life.
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How can we find happiness even when times are challenging? Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar joins us to explore authentic happiness, accepting difficult emotions, and giving yourself permission to be human. About our Guest: Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar is the bestselling author of six books, founder of the Happiness Studies Academy, and former professor of two of the largest courses in Harvard’s history. Learn more about his Certificate in Happiness Studies program here. Use the code HAPPY for a 10% discount. MILLION DOWNLOAD GIVEAWAY: We hit ONE MILLION downloads earlier this year!  To celebrate, we're giving away a bundle of books to five lucky podcast listeners. Click here for details and to enter.Key Topics:2:45: Unhappiness in spite of success.4:15: How do you define happiness?5:50: Combining self-actualization with in-the-moment happiness. 8:45: Accepting our painful emotions. 10:10: Giving ourselves permission to be human.19:10: What did students learn in Tal’s courses that they didn’t expect? 22:30: How to make hard personal choices. 28:00: Authenticity and comparison. 30:15: Does pursuing happiness actually make you unhappy?36:10: Creating lasting change. 40:10: Happiness as a business value-add. 43:00: Managing expectations. 46:00: The Happiness Studies Academy.Rick's Course: If you'd like to learn more about how to change your brain for the better, check out Rick's Positive Neuroplasticity Training. It's a six-week online course that will teach you how to beat your brain's negativity bias, and have more confidence, compassion, and inner peace. Use coupon code BEWELL50 at checkout for $50 off the purchase price! Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
How to Change Your Brain

How to Change Your Brain

2020-09-0757:361

Today, we're exploring the single most important skill we will ever teach on this podcast: How to change the brain in lasting ways.The dirty secret of the personal growth industry, and self-help and psychology more broadly, is that most of what we learn doesn't stick. So, what can we do to achieve the ‘holy grail’ of personal growth – lasting change in our hearts, minds, and behaviors? Rick's Course: If you'd like to learn more about how to change your brain for the better, check out Rick's Positive Neuroplasticity Training. It's a six-week online course that will teach you how to beat your brain's negativity bias, and have more confidence, compassion, and inner peace. Use coupon code BEWELL50 at checkout for $50 off the purchase price! MILLION DOWNLOAD GIVEAWAY: We hit ONE MILLION downloads earlier this year!  To celebrate, we're giving away a bundle of books to five lucky podcast listeners. Click here for details and to enter.Key Topics:3:30: What is neuroplasticity?8:00: The power of deliberate practice. 9:30: Meditation and the brain. 12:45: Why is it so hard to change? The negativity bias. 19:45: Human exceptionalism and energy conservation. 23:00: An experiential example. 30:30: How to change deep-seated issues. 36:45: The Positive Neuroplasticity Training.39:15: Changing self-concept to change behavior. 49:00: Participating in who you are becoming. New Sponsor: Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month! Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
What are the consequences of growing up inside an abusive family, and what can we do as adults to heal old wounds? Today we're joined by Pete Walker, a practicing therapist and expert in Complex PTSD.About Our Guest: Pete is a licensed psychotherapist practicing in the San Francisco Bay Area, who specializes in helping adults who were traumatized in childhood. He’s the author of three books, including Complex PTSD : From Surviving To Thriving. It’s a practical, user-friendly self-help guide to recovering from the lingering effects of childhood trauma, and to achieving a rich and fulfilling life as an adult.Pete has a variety of resources on his website, including his 13 Steps of Emotional Flashback Management. New Sponsor: Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month! Timestamps:3:00: What distinguishes CPTSD from PTSD?5:55: CPTSD as “developmental trauma disorder”8:55: Presence of the bad vs. absence of the good. 11:40: The importance of empathy. 13:35: “They’re crazy or I’m crazy,” and the consequences of that. 17:10: Healthy anger. 19:00: Becoming a support to yourself.21:30: Stages of recovery.25:00: Corrective emotional experiences. 27:30: The lifelong process of recovery. 32:10: Reparenting and the inner child. 34:45: Managing the relationship with our family of origin. 41:30: Forgiveness. 44:30: The inner critic and internalized abusers. 48:30: A message to your younger self. Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
What makes for a great team – whether personal or professional – and how can organizations and individuals create a more psychologically healthy environment? Many of us have been fortunate enough to be on a really great team…and most all of us have probably been on a bad one. So, what makes for a great team – whether personal or professional – and is it as simple as just being good at your job, or is there more to it than that? It turns out one of the key factors is called psychological safety, which we'll be learning about today with the help of a world-class expert.About our Guest: Dr. Amy Edmondson is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at Harvard Business School, where she studies teaming, psychological safety, and organizational learning. She’s the author of six books, including her most recent book, The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation and Growth. New Sponsor: Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month! Key Topics:2:00: What is psychological safety?7:15: How does psychological safety relate to personality?11:45: Stress and high performance. 14:00: Me vs. We17:30: Psychological safety vs. psychological abuse. 22:00: Creating a safe group environment.27:00: Accepting responsibility.31:30: Psychological safety in virtual environments.34:00: Giving good feedback.37:30: Just one thing. 41:30: A message to your younger self.Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
Sharon Salzberg, one of the most prominent teachers of mindfulness in the West, joins us to discuss how we can create real change in our hearts, minds, and lives. About our Guest: Sharon Salzberg is a central figure in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and NY Times bestselling author. Her 11th book, Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World, comes out September 1st. She's also the host of the fantastic Metta Hour podcast. New Sponsor: Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month! Key Topics:2:45: Sharon’s experience over the last few months.4:30: Feeling the breath.6:20: Sitting with painful feelings. 7:15: Turning toward the good, and metta.10:15: “Mindfulness to change the world.”13:30: Key skills from Real Change. 18:00: Dealing with burnout and overwhelm. 24:30: Grief.28:00: Effective compassion vs. empathic overwhelm.33:00: Generosity, and giving to fill your own cup. 36:00: Metta. 38:00: Kindness toward difficult people.40:00: Doing what you can.42:00: Patience, and putting wins on the board. 45:00: A message to your younger self.Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
In part two of our conversation, we explore some of the key psychological skills that lead to a truly great relationship informed by 35 years of couples counseling experience. The Relationships Workshop: Join Rick for a live, online relationship workshop that will teach you how to have more fulfilling, effective, and joyful relationships than ever before. It's seven hours of live teaching on August 15 and 16. Follow the link to learn more, and podcast listeners can enter code BEWELL50 at checkout for $50 off the purchase price! New Sponsor: Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month! Key Skills:3:00: Give your full attention. 6:30: Tune into your body. 7:20: Cultivate interest. 11:00: How can we know if we’re actually empathic?13:00: Your attention is yours. 16:00: Accepting some level of discomfort. 17:45: Getting comfortable with people wanting things from you. 21:00: Three stories of relating.22:30: Fulfilling relationship tasks. 24:30: Changing our relationship to criticism. 30:30: Chronic giving, and setting firm boundaries. 37:30: Cultivating a stronger sense of self. 44:30: Talk about what matters. 50:50: The desire to be found. Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
We all want great relationships - ones that are fulfilling, loving, stable, and fun. This is the first of two episodes focused on becoming a 'great relater.' Today Dr. Hanson and Forrest focus on understanding our individual attachment style, and how we can work through our personal material. The Relationships Workshop: Join Rick for a live, online relationship workshop that will teach you how to have more fulfilling, effective, and joyful relationships than ever before. It's seven hours of live teaching on August 15 and 16. Follow the link to learn more, and podcast listeners can enter code BEWELL50 at checkout for $50 off the purchase price! Key Topics:0:25: Staying content while  striving for achievement. 4:00: Information on the relationship workshop. 6:20: Who helps you feel enlarged? 7:55: Rick makes fun of Forrest…and managing different levels of standard. 9:00: Building a good relator.10:15: Attachment theory17:00: Getting less attached to our attachment style. 19:15: Insecure attachment styles. 23:00: What issues does anxious attachment create?26:00: A relationship between anxious and avoidant. 29:00: Skills for relating with an anxious person. 32:00: Finding optimal distance. 35:30: Working through a dreaded experience. 39:30: Exposure and blame. New Sponsor: Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month! Use code beingwell to let them know you came from us. Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
In the second episode related to the pitfalls of self-help, we explore how individuals and environments can manipulate others by making them feel like something is wrong with them. This is a self-help podcast. And there's a lot to like about self-help! But it has it's issues as well. Today we're exploring our exploration of those issues by focusing on painful forms of comparison and the natural vs. supernatural frame.New Sponsor: Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month! Key Topics:2:45: Being goal directed vs. self-acceptance. 6:50: Exploitative practices and the fragile psyche. 10:20: Relating to “problems” in healthy ways. 14:20: Comparison and creating a sense of lack. 16:30: Identifying good teachers and communities.21:30: Comparison.24:00: Separating means and ends. 26:00: How to deal with comparison. 30:30: How much do we actually control?33:00: The Secret, and the natural vs. supernatural frames. 39:15: Cheapening the truly transcendent. Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.From Dr. Hanson: Hardwire lasting change into your mind and heart in just a few minutes a day  with Dr. Rick Hanson's new program: Just One Minute. Use the code BEINGWELL at checkout for 10% off the purchase price!Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
Dr. Stephen Porges joins Rick and Forrest to explore his Polyvagal Theory, which explains how we can use the systems of the body to completely change our relationship with stress. About Our Guest: Dr. Stephen Porges is a Distinguished University Scientist at Indiana University and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina. In 1994 he proposed the Polyvagal Theory, a theory that links the evolution of the nervous system to social behavior and emphasizes the importance of physiological states in our psychological experiences.New Sponsor: Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month! Key Topics:1:45: Summary of Polyvagal Theory.6:00: Evolutionary neuro-biology: the three systems of the body.15:15: The adaptive nature of the three systems.19:45: Shutdown, trauma, and constructing a narrative. 23:00: Challenges of COVID to the social engagement system28:15: How to intervene in the body.33:00: Being stuck with problematic people.35:30: Using the breath and staying calm.38:00: Co-regulation42:00: A message to your younger self. Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.From Dr. Hanson: Hardwire lasting change into your mind and heart in just a few minutes a day  with Dr. Rick Hanson's new program: Just One Minute. Use the code BEINGWELL at checkout for 10% off the purchase price!Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
Do self-help environments force us into inauthentic happiness? And how can we move away from the false front, and into more authentic expression? This is the first of a series of episodes dedicated to some of the self-help community's pitfalls. This is a self-help podcast. And there's a lot to like about self-help! But it has it's issues as well. Today we're exploring one of them: toxic positivity and forced happiness.New Sponsor: Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month! Key Topics:3:00: Rick’s personal experience inside the personal development world. 8:00: Things that tend to limit abuses of power. 10:00: The democratization of self-help, and related pitfalls. 18:00: Act, scared self, and true being. 21:00: Where does toxic positivity appear?26:00: The importance of authenticity.29:30: The false front. 32:30: Encouraging other people to be fully authentic. Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.From Dr. Hanson: Hardwire lasting change into your mind and heart in just a few minutes a day  with Dr. Rick Hanson's new program: Just One Minute. Use the code BEINGWELL at checkout for 10% off the purchase price!Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
We're halfway through a very strange year, and it's a good time to take stock, check in with ourselves, and establish some new commitments – even if they’re as simple as being kind to ourselves. One way we can reclaim our experience of agency is by finding where we do still have influence over our outcomes. And that’s what we’ll be exploring today: how to start anew under the circumstances we find ourselves in. New Sponsor: Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month! Key Topics:3:45: Hope and disappointment. 7:30: Reckoning, repentance, and renewal. 11:00: Controlling what you can. 14:00: Coping with self-criticism and shame. 18:30: How to approach the future. 20:45: Building key habits. 24:00: Changing our identity in order to change our behavior. 26:30: Forrest's changing identity - moving into empathy. 29:30: Using key phrases. 31:00: Rick's changing identity - feeling like a good person.34:00: Realistic optimism. Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.From Dr. Hanson: Hardwire lasting change into your mind and heart in just a few minutes a day  with Dr. Rick Hanson's new program: Just One Minute. Use the code BEINGWELL at checkout for 10% off the purchase price!Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
Can We Do No Harm?

Can We Do No Harm?

2020-06-2948:02

Is it possible to "do no harm," and should we even try? Dr. Hanson and Forrest explore what it means to do no harm, and the inner resources that allow us to do as little as possible.New Sponsor: Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month! Key Topics:1:10: Reckoning and repenting in this moment. 4:45: What does it mean to truly do no harm?6:45: How does doing no harm help us “be well?”11:30: Reasons to take a collective perspective. 16:15: Grappling with the reality of causing harm. 19:00: The importance of repair.22:30: Extending repair to yourself. 29:30: Are there necessary harms?33:00: Resources that allow us to do less harm. 40:30: What happens when we stop being a danger to others?Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.From Dr. Hanson: Hardwire lasting change into your mind and heart in just a few minutes a day  with Dr. Rick Hanson's new program: Just One Minute. Use the code BEINGWELL at checkout for 10% off the purchase price!Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
What can we do to combat, unlearn, and ultimately unburden ourselves from the influence of systemic structures of racism - both out in the world and inside of ourselves?About Our Guest: Erin is the CEO, principal coach, and founder of Community Equity Partners, and the senior advisor at the Equity Lab. Erin works with educational, non-profit, government, and tech organizations that are committed to creating equitable and inclusive practices. Key Topics:1:10: Finding hope and awakening in the moment.6:30: "Unburdening" ourselves. 9:15: Overt vs. covert structures and systems of racism. 16:15: Key moments that lead to waking to systemic racism.  23:30: A message to your younger self. Sponsor Message: Hardwire lasting change into your mind and heart in just a few minutes a day  with Dr. Rick Hanson's new program: Just One Minute. Use the code BEINGWELL at checkout for 10% off the purchase price!Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
What is intergenerational trauma, how does it influence our lives today, and what can we do to heal and persevere when things get tough?The events of the past few weeks have cast the importance of healing the wounds of the past into stark relief. Today we’re exploring how the traumatic past, including that handed down through the generations, can influence our lives today. About Our Guest: Dr. Sherri Taylor is an assistant professor of somatic psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies, and also teaches in the clinical psychology doctoral program at The Wright Institute. Sponsor Message: Hardwire lasting change into your mind and heart in just a few minutes a day  with Dr. Rick Hanson's new program: Just One Minute. Use the code BEINGWELL at checkout for 10% off the purchase price!Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.Key Topics:4:10: What is intergenerational trauma?7:30: Adaptive strategies for coping with trauma.12:30: The primacy of the body. 15:15: Reclaiming comfort in your body. 20:45: Sensorymotor psychotherapy22:30: Being with grief. 26:15: How to keep going when this process gets hard. Check out my new website here!Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
Racism and racist structures place an enormous mental health burden on the people they persecute. Dr. Alfiee joins me to discuss the mental health consequences of institutional racism, unique challenges faced by marginalized youth, disparities in access to mental health services, and the importance of "naming and claiming." About Our Guest: Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble is a licensed psychologist who spent 20 years in academic medicine. She's the lead author of The Handbook of Mental Health in African American Youth, the host of the podcast "Couched in Color with Dr. Alfiee," and the founder of the mental health nonprofit the AAKOMA Project.To join me in donating to the AAKOMA Project, follow this link.CNN Townhall with Dr. Alfiee.Key Topics:3:30: The impact of institutional racism on mental health.7:00: Forms of exposure to racism.9:45: Allostatic load, weathering, and secondary traumatic stress.15:30: Ways to manage traumatic stress.19:45: Confusing stress and anxiety.22:30: The importance of accurate labeling.25:00: AAKOMA and availability of mental health resources.29:00: Access, and the stigmatization of mental health.33:30: Removing the stigma.37:20: A message to your younger self.Sponsor Message: Hardwire lasting change into your mind and heart in just a few minutes a day  with Dr. Rick Hanson's new program: Just One Minute. Use the code BEINGWELL at checkout for 10% off the purchase price!Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
It's our turn to be uncomfortable. https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.coRacism is a public health crisis. Ways You Can HelpDonate to: ACT Blue fundraiserGoFundMe’s justice and equality fundGeorge FloydBreonna TaylorAhmaud Aubery
What can death teach us about living well? A pioneer in the field of end-of-life care joins us to explore the fear of death, anger, true courage, and acceptance in the face of it all. About our Guest: Frank is an internationally respected Buddhist teacher and advocate for compassionate care-giving. In 1987, he co-founded the Zen Hospice Project, which helped establish a longstanding model for mindful and compassionate care. In 2005, he founded the Metta Institute.Frank is also the author of The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully, which is one of my favorite books.Sponsor Message: Hardwire lasting change into your mind and heart in just a few minutes a day  with Dr. Rick Hanson's new program: Just One Minute. Use the code BEINGWELL at checkout for 10% off the purchase price!Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.Key Topics:2:00: Frank’s recovery from multiple strokes.5:30: Fear and choice.  10:00: What death can teach us about ourselves.12:20: Supporting caregivers and spreading kindness.16:40: The fear of death. 23:30: Coming to terms with the deaths of those we love.27:00: Allowing.32:00: Meeting our defenses.36:30: Removing judgement from anger.43:00: Bringing wisdom to anger.44:45: Courage in the world.47:15: Coming together and falling apart.54:45: Accepting each other as is. Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
What does it mean to "transcend the self?" Today Dr. Hanson, Forrest, and Dr. David Yaden explore self-transcendent, or “peak,” experiences, which the famous psychologist Abraham Maslow defined as “moments of highest happiness and fulfillment.”As a note, David is referred to as a "PhD student" during the episode. Since it was recorded, he's gone on to earn his doctorate!About our Guest: David is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Johns Hopkins Medicine who studies the varieties of spiritual and self-transcendent experiences from the perspectives of psychology and cognitive neuroscience. Read David's paper on The Varieties of Self-Transcendent Experience here. New Sponsor: Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month! Key Topics:3:00: The two key characteristics of self-transcendent experiences.4:30: “Everyday” versions of peak experiences. 8:00: Self-transcendence and psychopathology.11:00: David’s account of self-transcendence. 13:50: The lasting impact of peak experiences. 17:00: Is there a “place” where self-transcendence occurs in the brain? 20:45: Making use of peak experiences.28:00: Should we seek peak experiences out? 36:00: Relaxing the sense of self. 41:30: A message to your younger self.43:30: RecapSupport the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.From Dr. Hanson: Hardwire lasting change into your mind and heart in just a few minutes a day  with Dr. Rick Hanson's new program: Just One Minute. Use the code BEINGWELL at checkout for 10% off the purchase price!Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
Dr. Laurie Santos joins the podcast to share what the science says about how we can maintain our well-being during this difficult time.About our Guest: Laurie is a Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman College at Yale University. Her course “Psychology and the Good Life” is the most popular class in the university’s history. It’s now available for free online as “The Science of Well-Being." She’s also the director of the Comparative Cognition Laboratory at Yale, which explores the evolutionary origins of the human mindLaurie hosts the critically acclaimed podcast The Happiness Lab. We couldn't recommend it more highly, if you like our podcast you should definitely give it a listen.New Sponsor: Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month! Key Topics:2:00: Key resources for happiness during pandemic. 6:00: Understanding and combating logical errors. 10:00: How to stay strong during a crisis. 14:30: Developing an internal orientation toward positivity. 17:15: Key misconceptions about happiness. 20:30: Intrinsic and extrinsic rewards.22:45: Self-compassion. 24:30: What can we learn from monkeys?31:00: Why didn’t “errors of reasoning” evolve out of us?34:15: Liking vs. Craving.37:00: The critical role of lasting learning. 48:00: A message to your younger self.Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.From Dr. Hanson: Hardwire lasting change into your mind and heart in just a few minutes a day  with Dr. Rick Hanson's new program: Just One Minute. Use the code BEINGWELL at checkout for 10% off the purchase price!Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
Can we work with, and release, obsessive fear during this particularly anxiety-provoking time? Dr. Dan Kalb, an expert on anxiety disorders and OCD, joins the show to help us learn how. About our Guest:  Anxiety and worry are a part of life. But when they disrupt the normal flow of life, work and school are harder, family and social relationships suffer, and life is not as enjoyable. Dr. Kalb has been a practicing psychologist for over 25 years, and focuses much of his practice on working with people who suffer from this form of extreme anxiety, hoarding, or OCD. New Sponsor: Join over a million people using BetterHelp, the world’s largest online counseling platform. Visit betterhelp.com/beingwell for 10% off your first month! Key Topics:1:45: What is an anxiety disorder?6:00: Mindfulness and being in the present moment.11:30: Releasing obsessions, and not becoming ensnared by negative thoughts.16:45: Acceptance, and useful vs. harmful self-reassurance. 24:30: Fears of death, and how to manage them. 29:30: Key techniques for releasing fear. Support the Podcast: We're now on Patreon! If you'd like to support the podcast, follow this link.From Dr. Hanson: Hardwire lasting change into your mind and heart in just a few minutes a day  with Dr. Rick Hanson's new program: Just One Minute. Use the code BEINGWELL at checkout for 10% off the purchase price!Connect with the show:Follow us on InstagramFollow Rick on FacebookFollow Forrest on FacebookSubscribe on iTunes
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Tiina Mosse

Wonderful listening as always!

Aug 22nd
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Katie Elizabeth

First time listening to the show! I have to say that I was super impressed with the host and his on-point insightful questions/responses. Dr. Alfie is a super hero. Her work is outstanding! I gained so much knowledge from listening to her interview and highly suggest it to those working in counseling, psychiatry, and social work.

Aug 12th
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Thomas Badilla

I really enjoyed this episode. The concepts were easy to understand.

Aug 3rd
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D S

Bye, bye.

Jun 7th
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English with Sarvy

enjoyed this episode like hell

Mar 11th
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English with Sarvy

enjoyed so much. thanks.

Mar 10th
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Gulbahar Abdurasulova

great episode. thank you

Dec 15th
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Gulbahar Abdurasulova

great episode! Thank you so much for this podcast!

Jul 8th
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Shahar Danziger

להתמקד בחיוב ולא בשלילה.. לשמוע עוד מלא לא;)

Jun 4th
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ForexTraderNYC

wow Rick! heard him on Jordan Harbinger some great thinking n ideas! instant subscribed..

May 9th
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Alan Czechowski

Amazing stuff!

Mar 17th
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Duespaid

thriving = kindness happiness

Nov 6th
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