Meditations for Happiness: Rewire Your Brain for Lasting Contentment and Peace

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Happiness is far more than a positive feeling that comes and goes. Science is proving that happiness is a skill that we can all develop. On Meditations for Happiness, Dr. Rick Hanson presents a series of guided meditations that allow you to literally rewire the neural pathways in your brain to experience deeper and more lasting contentment and peace. Dr. Hanson discusses the nature of happiness, its role in our evolution, how our brains both make us happy and create suffering, and how we can use and shape our ...
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Overview

Happiness is far more than a positive feeling that comes and goes. Science is proving that happiness is a skill that we can all develop. On Meditations for Happiness, Dr. Rick Hanson presents a series of guided meditations that allow you to literally rewire the neural pathways in your brain to experience deeper and more lasting contentment and peace. Dr. Hanson discusses the nature of happiness, its role in our evolution, how our brains both make us happy and create suffering, and how we can use and shape our brains over time to experience more joy and be more at ease in everyday life. He then leads us step-by-step through 14 transformative meditations and exercises.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781604074383
  • Publisher: Sounds True, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/1/2011
  • Format: CD
  • Pages: 1
  • Sales rank: 786,584
  • Product dimensions: 5.20 (w) x 5.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Rick Hanson, PhD, is a neuropsychologist and New York Times bestselling author. His books include Hardwiring Happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence (in 13 languages), Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom (in 25 languages), Just One Thing: Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time (in 13 languages), and Mother Nurture: A Mother's Guide to Health in Body, Mind, and Intimate Relationships. Founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom and on the advisory board of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, he's been an invited speaker at Oxford, Stanford, and Harvard, and taught in meditation centers worldwide. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA, Dr. Hanson has been featured on the BBC, NPR, CBC, and Fox Business, and in Consumer Reports, U.S. News & World Report, and O, The Oprah Magazine. He also has several audio programs with Sounds True. His weekly e-newsletter, Just One Thing, has over 100,000 subscribers, and also appears on Huffington Post, Psychology Today, and other major websites.

For more information, please see his full profile at www.RickHanson.net.

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