We Carry the Light with Host Dr. Susan Allison: Hardwiring Happiness with Dr. Rick Hanson

  04/02/2015  10:00 am PDT

What would it take to be happy most of the time, to feel satisfied and calm in each moment? Author and neuropsychologist Rick Hanson shows us how in his new book Hardwiring Happiness, The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm and Confidence. Rick will share four steps to take in the good into our brains: first, have a positive experience, next, extend it and then, absorb it. These steps when practiced, activate a useful mental state and then install it in the brain. The fourth step is being able to hold the positive and the negative feeling and then replace the negative one with the positive, such as feeling glad and grateful rather than sad; connected rather than separated, loved rather than mistreated and so on. Dr. Hanson inspires us to build positive resources inside  us, that over time will sensitize our brains to the good…..for good!


Dr. Susan Allison

We Carry The Light with Host Dr. Susan Allison We Carry the Light, "Inspiration for Transformation," is the show that inspires you to find the light within, the highest of y...

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Rick Hanson PhD

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and author of the bestselling Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom, now in 21 languages and o...

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