Psychologist Rick Hanson on Building Resilience in a Pandemic

52 min
at 9:00 AM
Rick Hanson, Author of "Neurodharma: New Science, Ancient Wisdom, and Seven Practices of the Highest Happiness"

An overwhelming majority of Californians are worried about a family member getting sick, according to a recent survey by PPIC, or about taking a financial hit from the coronavirus. Add to that the day -to-day stresses of shutdowns and sheltering in place. And while talk of reopening the economy brings relief to some, it is provoking new fear and anxiety in others. In this hour, we’ll get tips from psychologist Rick Hanson about how to build resilience and better cope with uncertainty and fear. His new book is "Neurodharma: New Science, Ancient Wisdom, and Seven Practices of the Highest Happiness."

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Rick Hanson, Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center, and New York Times best-selling author. He’s lectured at NASA, Google, Oxford, and Harvard, and taught in meditation centers worldwide.

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