How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness
Original Publish Date: Mar 27, 2018
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Audio (8.20 hours)
Product Number: Z100127944
Released: Mar 27, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780525525134
Narrator/s: Rick Hanson
Publisher: Books on Tape
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These days it’s hard to count on the world outside. So it’s vital to grow strengths inside like grit, gratitude, and compassion—the key to resilience, and to lasting well-being in a changing world.
True resilience is much more than enduring terrible conditions. We need resilience every day to raise a family, work at a job, cope with stress, deal with health problems, navigate issues with others, heal from old pain, and simply keep on going.
With his trademark blend of neuroscience, mindfulness, and positive psychology, New York Times bestselling author Dr. Rick Hanson shows you how to develop twelve vital inner strengths hardwired into your own nervous system. Then no matter what life throws at you, you’ll be able to feel less stressed, pursue opportunities with confidence, and stay calm and centered in the face of adversity.
This practical guide is full of concrete suggestions, experiential practices, personal examples, and insights into the brain. It includes effective ways to interact with others and to repair and deepen important relationships.
Warm, encouraging, and down-to-earth, Dr. Hanson’s step-by-step approach is grounded in the science of positive neuroplasticity. He explains how to overcome the brain’s negativity bias, release painful thoughts and feelings, and replace them with self-compassion, self-worth, joy, and inner peace.


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Narrator(s): Rick Hanson
Product Number DD35595
Released: Mar 27, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780525525103
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Released: Mar 27, 2018
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Publisher: Harmony
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Professional reviews

"Rick Hanson's latest personal growth guide, written with his son, gently invites listeners to focus less on the outside world and more on developing their inner lives. His quiet, almost whispering, performance is phrased with graceful clarity and would be hypnotic were it not for the abundant information and formulas that pepper his writing. Citing neuroanatomy and positive psychology studies, Hanson says we can respond to life's challenges with a proactive and joyful approach or with a fearful and defensive approach--and that we can choose which attitude we adopt. Colorful examples of people approaching stress positively show how we can prepare ourselves for life rather than withdraw and become victims. With meditative exercises that seductively turn attention inward, this listening experience offers helpful guidance and encouragement that sound powerful in this reading. T.W. © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine"

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