Stress Proof Your Brain

Rick Hanson makes it easy to understand how neuroplasticity works and how we can use simple exercises to help heal our brains, minds, bodies and lives.

Hanson will:

  • Make clear the neuroscience of stress
  • Offer practical and proven methods for feeling less irritable, sad, and defensive
  • Present simple daily exercises to reprogram the brain to handle stress better
  • Explain how cultivating love and compassion for self and others combats anxiety
  • Share simple, brain-savvy ways to build resilience and inner strength

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and Affiliate Faculty of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. He’s the author of the bestselling Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom

An authority on self-directed neuroplasticity, Dr. Hanson’s work has been featured on the BBC, NPR, Consumer Reports Health, and U.S. News and World Report, and his articles have appeared in Tricycle Magazine, Insight Journal, and Inquiring Mind. He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin, and his weekly e-newsletter – Just One Thing: Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time — has over 20,000 subscribers, and also appears on Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and other major websites. He has several audio programs with Sounds True, and his first book was Mother Nurture: A Mother’s Guide to Health in Body, Mind, and Intimate Relationships

More posts with Rick Hansen on Beyond Meds:

The Compassionate Brain (FREE online course!)

How to Take in the Good 

Relax – (mindfulness, just one minute at a time)

More posts on neuroplasticity.

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About Monica Cassani

Author/Editor Beyond Meds: Everything Matters