Stress-Proof Your Brain

Meditations to Rewire Neural Pathways for Stress Relief and Unconditional Happiness
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Scientifically based practices for retraining the brain's instinctive responses to stress.
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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

Course objectives:

  • 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.

Format Details
Audio CD
Contents Digital Audio (2 hours, 37 minutes) 2 CDs (2 hours, 37 minutes)
Dimensions 5 x 5 inches
Product Code AW01608W AW01608D
ISBN Number 978-1-59179-929-0 978-1-59179-921-4
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Rick Hanson

About Rick Hanson

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, and New York Times best-selling author. His seven books have been published in 33 languages and include Making Great Relationships, Neurodharma, Resilient, Hardwiring Happiness, Just One Thing, Buddha’s Brain, and Mother Nurture – with over a million copies in English alone. He's the founder of the Global Compassion Coalition and the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, as well as the co-host of the Being Well Podcast – which has been downloaded over 15 million times. His free newsletters have over 260,000 subscribers, and his online programs have scholarships available for those with financial needs. He’s lectured at NASA, Google, Oxford, and Harvard. An expert on positive neuroplasticity, his work has been featured on CBS, NPR, the BBC, and other major media. He began meditating in 1974 and has taught in meditation centers worldwide. He and his wife live in northern California and have two adult children. He loves the wilderness and taking a break from emails.