How can you grow resilience? How about other inner strengths such as mindfulness, courage, calm, intimacy or say grit? These days it’s hard to count on the world outside. It’s vital to grow strengths inside -keys to resilience for lasting well-being and overall happiness. In his latest book-Resilient: How To Grow Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength and Happiness, Dr. Rick Hanson, author of many other fantastic books offers a blueprint for creating lasting change inside yourself. Perfect blend of neuroscience, psychology and contemplative practices, peppered with humor and personal stories this book will sure be a good companion if you desire to grow and strengthen 12 inner strengths for unshakable core.
Highlights from the episode
- The brain’s negativity bias
- Your mind is like a garden, how to practice let be, let go and let in
- What is resilience and how one can become more resilient regardless of adversity
- and so much more
About my guest
Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author. His books are available in 26 languages and include Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin and has numerous audio programs. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he’s been an invited speaker at NASA, Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, and other major universities, and taught in meditation centers worldwide. His work has been featured on the BBC, CBS, and NPR, and he offers the free Just One Thing newsletter with over 120,000 subscribers, plus the online Foundations of Well-Being program in positive neuroplasticity that anyone with financial need can do for free.
Resources and links
His web site , which is full of great resources
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