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Richard J. Davidson at Mindfulness & Well-Being at Work

Articles: The Four Keys to Well-Being

By Richard J. Davidson | March 21, 2016

Dr. Richard Davidson explains that well-being is a skill that can be practiced and strengthened.

 
Dr. Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, explains what he sees as the four science-based keys to well-being.

Videos and Podcasts: The Four Constituents of Well-Being

By Richard J. Davidson | January 29, 2016

Dr. Richard Davidson, founder of the Center for Healthy Minds at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, explains what he sees as the four science-based keys to well-being.

 

Articles: Can Wishful Thinking Heal Your Brain?

By Diana Divecha | June 2, 2015

A new book explores the frontiers of neuroplasticity, but Diana Divecha says that not all its conclusions are sound.

 
We're pleased to bring you another installment of Rick Hanson's Just One Thing (JOT) newsletter, which each week offers a simple practice designed to bring you more joy, more fulfilling relationships, and more peace of mind and heart.

Articles: Just One Thing: Be Mind Full of Good

By Rick Hanson | July 3, 2014

Savoring positive experiences can change the brain for the better, says Rick Hanson.

 
James Fallon (far right) with his wife, daughters, and son.

Articles: Can a Psychopath Learn to Feel Your Pain?

By Jill Suttie | February 4, 2014

Neuroscientist James Fallon discusses the psychopathic brain, prospects for detection and treatment, and his own struggles to feel empathy and compassion for others.

 
Rick Hanson explains how mindfulness meditation can strengthen our brains and help us focus our attention.

Videos and Podcasts: How to Change Your Brain

By Rick Hanson | December 5, 2013

Rick Hanson explains how mindfulness meditation can strengthen our brains and help us focus our attention.

 

Articles: How to Grow the Good in Your Brain

By Rick Hanson | September 24, 2013

Rick Hanson explains how we can protect ourselves from the stress of negative experiences.

 

Articles: When Empathy Hurts, Compassion Can Heal

By Adam Hoffman | August 22, 2013

A new neuroscientific study shows that compassion training can help us cope with other people's distress.

 
Vinny Ferraro (center, wearing hat) of the Mind Body Awareness Project leads a workshop at a juvenile hall in the Bay Area.

Articles: Five Ways to Make Mindfulness More Manly

By Kozo Hattori | June 25, 2013

Many more women than men enroll in mindfulness and compassion training courses. How can we change that?

 

Articles: How to Train the Compassionate Brain

By Jason Marsh | May 23, 2013

A new study finds that training in compassion makes us more altruistic—and explores the neuroscience behind why.

 
Five-year-old Will in a scene from Free the Mind.

Articles: Free the Mind: Hope after Trauma

By Jason Marsh | May 17, 2013

A new documentary reveals the power of mindfulness and neuroplasticity. Bay Area residents can catch a screening tonight at Stanford University.

 
New World Library, 2013, 431 pages

Articles: Building Resilience

By Jill Suttie | April 16, 2013

We all face adversity in life. A new book shows how to handle trouble and obstacles in a more positive and resilient way.

 
Hudson Street Press, 2012, 304 pages.

Articles: The Emotional Life of Your Brain

By Jill Suttie | March 16, 2012

A new book from Richard Davidson and Sharon Begley reveals how to train our brains for health and happiness.

 
Delacorte Press, 2011, 176

Articles: A Guide to Your Child’s Brain

By Diana Divecha | February 15, 2012

A review of Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson's The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind.

 

Articles: Reflecting on Your Basic Goodness

By Richard J. Davidson | January 4, 2012

A neuroscientist suggests an alternative to the New Year’s resolution.

 
New Harbinger, 2011, 228 pages

Articles: Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time

By Jill Suttie | November 26, 2011

Jill Suttie reviews the new book from Buddha's Brain author Rick Hanson.

 
Rick Hanson explains how we can boost our positive emotions and positive experiences.

Videos and Podcasts: How to Take in the Good

By Rick Hanson | September 30, 2011

Rick Hanson explains how we can boost our positive emotions and positive experiences.

 

Articles: How to Trick Your Brain for Happiness

By Rick Hanson | September 26, 2011

Rick Hanson explains how you can intentionally change your brain to create lasting happiness and well-being.

 
Rick Hanson explains how we can use our minds to change our brains to change our minds for the better.

Videos and Podcasts: Understanding Neuroplasticity

By Rick Hanson | September 18, 2011

Rick Hanson explains how we can use our minds to change our brains to change our minds for the better.

 
W.W. Norton, 2011, 385 pages

Articles: From Our Bookshelf: Changing the World, and Ourselves

By Jill Suttie | April 7, 2011

A round-up of recent books: Join the Club and The Worry Solution.

 

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