Rick Hanson: Forgetfulness, Mindfulness Techniques & Hardwiring Happiness – #243

Rick Hanson: Forgetfulness, Mindfulness Techniques & Hardwiring Happiness – #243

Why you should listen – 

Rick Hanson comes on Bulletproof Radio today to discuss how to get the best out of meaningful experiences, practicing mindfulness, understanding what happiness really is and how to own it. Enjoy the show!

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Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and a New York Times best-selling author. He is a summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he’s been an invited speaker at Oxford, Stanford, and Harvard, and taught in meditation centers worldwide. His work has been featured on BBC, CBS, and NPR.

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What You Will Hear

  •      0:14 – Cool fact of the day
  •      0:58 – Welcome Rick Hanson
  •      4:09 – The study of happiness
  •      9:50 – Meta-learning
  •    16:15 – How to avoid forgetfulness
  •    24:31 – Techniques for kids & teenagers
  •    36:00 – Hacking beneficial experiences
  •    45:54 – Adult children
  •    56:36 – Is self-quantification beneficial?
  • 1:06:38 – Top three recommendations for kicking more ass and being Bulletproof!



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