4/2: Hardwiring Happiness: How you can train your brain to be happy? (Rick Hanson)

spring concept - playful girls with flowers and pink wallUltimately, aren’t we all just looking for happiness?  It may be expressed as peace, contentment, or a sense of love.  Sadly, our brain that is a velcro for the BAD works against us.  How can retrain our brain to be happy?  Join CJ as she talks to NY Times best-selling author, Dr. Rick Hanson, about his book “Hardwiring Happiness” to learn how to train your brain to more contentment, calm, and confidence.

Show Highlights:

  • Segment 1: How does our experiences shape our brain?  What are the 3 operating systems in the brain and what is it looking for? What is the HEAL method?
  • Segment 2:  A real-life scenario- How to turn around an awful day to a happy experience?
  • Segment 3: Listener questions

Get full article written by Rick by going to : https://www.fireitupwithcj.com/2014/03/30/hardwiring-happiness/

About our Guest

Hanson_th (1)Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and New York Times best-selling author. His books include Hardwiring Happiness,Buddha’s BrainJust One Thing, and Mother Nurture. Founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, and on the Advisory Board of theGreater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, he’s been an invited speaker at Oxford, Stanford, and Harvard, and taught in meditation centers worldwide. He has several audio programs and his free Just One Thing newsletter has over 100,000 subscribers.