Hardwiring Happiness with Rick Hanson

Rick Hanson, psychologist and author, describes his discovery of key practices that counter the brain's natural negativity bias, increase well-being, and, over time, change the brain's structure to "hardwire" us for happiness. 

 
 

For reflection alone or together: 

Hanson describes the brain's hardwired negativity bias by "taking in the good." As Rick led a simple "taking in the good" practice, what did you notice within yourself? 

How can you 1. Have 2. Enrich 3. Absorb 4. Link your positive experiences at work? 

For more on this, you might enjoy Rick's new book "Resilient" 

Next week: Measuring what makes life worthwhile