Rick Hanson, PhD

Rick Hanson, PhD, a neuropsychologist and meditation teacher, is founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom in San Rafael, California. He also is author of the best-selling Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love & Wisdom. His work has been featured on the BBC and NPR.

Self-Improvement

Ready, Set, Meditate

Meditating has many benefits—but most of us seldom manage to actually do it. Usually, we give up after just a…

Self-Improvement

The Single Most Important Secret to Happiness

The human brain has a negativity bias—it endlessly searches for the bad news but often overlooks the good. That negativity…