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Hardwiring happiness: The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence

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Why is it easier to ruminate over hurt feelings than it is to bask in the warmth of being appreciated? Because your brain evolved to learn quickly from bad experiences but slowly from the good ones.   You can change this.   Hardwiring Happiness lays out a simple method that uses the hidden power of everyday experiences to build new neural structures full of happiness, love, confidence, and peace. Dr. Hanson's four steps build strengths into your brain-- balancing its ancient negativity bias--making contentment and a powerful sense of resilience the new normal. In mere minutes each day, we can transform our brains into refuges and power centers of calm and happiness.
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Full title hardwiring happiness the new brain science of contentment calm and confidence
Author hanson rick
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Last Update 2018-05-24 10:26:18AM
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display_description "SEE THROUGH THE LIES YOUR BRAIN TELLS YOU Why is it easier to ruminate over hurt feelings than it is to bask in the warmth of being appreciated? Your brain was wired this way when it evolved, primed to learn quickly from bad experiences, but not so much from the good ones. It's an ancient survival mechanism that turned the brain into Velcro for the negative, but Teflon for the positive. Life isn't easy, and having a brain wired to take in the bad and ignore the good makes us worried, irritated and stressed, instead of confident, secure and happy. Every day is filled with opportunities to build these strengths inside, but the brain is designed to ignore and waste them. This makes you come down harder on yourself than you do other people, feel inadequate even though you get a hundred things done, and lonely even when support is all around. Dr. Rick Hanson, an acclaimed neuropsychologist and internationally bestselling author, shows us what we can do to override the brain's default programming. Hardwiring Happiness lays out a simple method that uses the hidden power of everyday experiences to build new neural structures that stick to happiness, love, confidence, and peace. Dr. Hanson's four steps build a brain strong enough to withstand its ancient negativity bias, allowing contentment and a powerful sense of well-being to become the new normal. In mere minutes each day, we can transform our brains into oases of calm and happiness. We can hardwire in happiness"--
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Brain, Happiness, Neuropsychology, Positive psychology
title_display Hardwiring happiness : the new brain science of contentment, calm, and confidence
title_full Hardwiring Happiness The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence, Hardwiring happiness : the new brain science of contentment, calm, and confidence / Rick Hanson, PhD, Hardwiring happiness [sound recording] : the new brain science of contentment, calm, and confidence / Rick Hanson
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title_sub The New Brain Science of Contentment, Calm, and Confidence
topic_facet Audiobooks, Brain, Happiness, Neuropsychology, Nonfiction, Positive psychology, Psychology, Religion & Spirituality, Self-Improvement