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Book Title: Stress-Proof Your Brain: Meditations to Rewire Neural Pathways for Stress Relief and Unconditional Happiness|
The author of the book: Rick Hanson
ISBN 13: 9781591799214
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 8.86 MB
Edition: Sounds True
Date of issue: November 1st 2010
Read full description of the books Stress-Proof Your Brain: Meditations to Rewire Neural Pathways for Stress Relief and Unconditional Happiness:Train Your Brain for Happiness and Freedom from Chronic Stress
Our brains have evolved powerful tools for coping with threats and danger but in the face of modern stresses like information overload, money worries, and interpersonal conflicts, our survival reflexes can do more harm than good.
To help you adapt your nervous system to the challenges of today's world, neuropsychologist Dr. Rick Hanson presents Stress-Proof Your Brain. Join him to learn research-based techniques and meditations that will literally reshape your brain to make you more resilient, confident, and peaceful, including:
How to replace your brain's unhealthy reactions to stress with protective and self-nurturing responses
Techniques for using memory to soothe and release painful feelings of sadness, guilt, anxiety, inadequacy, or anger
Guided meditations for calming chronic worries, developing gratitude, building inner strength, and more
How to rewire your brain away from frustration, heartache, fear, and anger toward contentment, love, and peace
List some qualities of the affiliating, approaching and avoiding systems
Describe ways in which survival reflexes can do more harm than good
Utilize practices that deepen the neurological capacity for happiness and wellness
Practice guided exercises for calming chronic worries, developing gratitude, building inner strength
Apply techniques that use memory to soothe and release painful feelings of sadness, guilt, anxiety, inadequacy, or anger
Plan to use meditation to reshape your brain and be more resilient, confident, and peaceful
Modern brain research has helped us discover which contemplative practices have the most positive impact on our physical and mental health. With Stress-Proof Your Brain, Dr. Rick Hanson brings you scientifically sound tools for finding freedom from irritability, worry, and overwhelm by deepening your neurological capacity for happiness and wellness.
Read information about the authorRick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author. His books are available in 26 languages and include Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin and has numerous audio programs. 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 NASA, Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, and other major universities, and taught in meditation centers worldwide.
Dr. Hanson has been a trustee of Saybrook University, served on the board of Spirit Rock Meditation Center, and was President of the Board of FamilyWorks, a community agency. He began meditating in 1974, trained in several traditions, and leads a weekly meditation gathering in San Rafael, California. His work has been featured on the BBC, CBS, and NPR, and he offers the free Just One Thing newsletter with over 115,000 subscribers, plus the online Foundations of Well-Being program in positive neuroplasticity that anyone with financial need can do for free.
He enjoys rock-climbing and taking a break from emails. He and his wife have two adult children.
For more information, please see his full profile at www.RickHanson.net.
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