How To Be Resilient, With Psychologist Rick Hanson

You know how some people seem to have some kind of inner strength that helps them bounce back when things go wrong? Those people who, even though the world sometimes feels like a scorched hellscape, seem to carry on with grit, even gratitude? Our guest in this week's episode is Buddhist psychologist Rick Hanson.

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Rick has drawn on his 40 years of clinical practice and teaching to help us cultivate resilience - to overcome the brain's negativity bias and find inner peace. Finally!

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Our Upgrades of the Week

Every week we like to let you in on the upgrades we've made in our own lives. This week we talked about assuming good intent, surrendering to reality, and enjoying the simple pleasures of magnetic tape.


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