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  • Bottling up your feelings and not saying what you want can lead to numbness inside, preoccupations, distance from others and lost opportunities. Reflect on how well you’re doing speaking from your own heart, with this short quiz from my Foundations of Well-Being program: https://fwb.rickhanson.net/quizzes/what-does-your-heart-say...

  • Having a healthy relationship with your body is a foundational part of your overall happiness and well-being. Find out if you are too preoccupied with your weight, shape, complexion, hair, or other aspects of your appearance, with this short quiz from my Foundations of Well-Being......

  • By finding the beauty and pleasure in life, you build a greater foundation of inner peace and happiness within yourself. Find out how much pleasure you find in your life, with this short quiz from my Foundations of Well-Being program: https://fwb.rickhanson.net/pleasurequiz...

  • By celebrating and recognizing the little accomplishments in your day, you can create a greater sense of success and self-worth. Find out how well you’re doing recognizing your own successes, with this short quiz from my Foundations of Well-Being program: https://fwb.rickhanson.net/successquiz...

  • By learning to reduce the negative and foster the positive, you can start growing the good in your mind, and your life. Find out how skillful you are with your own mind, with this short quiz from my Foundations of Well-Being program: https://fwb.rickhanson.net/mastermindquiz...

  • By taking the time to smell the roses and find beauty and pleasure in the little things, you can enjoy life even when things get a little bumpy. Find out how much you enjoy life with this short quiz from my Foundations of Well-Being program:......

"Offers simple, accessible, practical steps for touching

the peace and joy that are every person’s birthright."

-Thich Nhat Hanh

Author of Being Peace and Understanding Our Mind

"A master of his craft."

-Mark Williams, Ph.D.

Professor, University of Oxford, author of Mindfulness

"Works practical magic, teaching you how to rewire your

brain for greater happiness, peace, and well-being."

-Jennifer Louden

Author of Women's Comfort Book

"One of the world's leading

authorities on mind training."

-Paul Gilbert, Ph.D., O.B.E.

Professor, University of Derby, author of The Compassionate Mind

"Makes the neuroscience of

happiness accessible and engaging."

-Marci Shimoff

Author of Happy for No Reason and Chicken Soup for the Woman's Soul

"Brilliant at making complex

scientific information simple."

-Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.

Co-author with Helen LaKelly Hunt of Making Marriage Simple

"Not simplistic positive thinking, his synthesis

of the new science of the brain is realistic and practical."

-Sara Gottfried, M.D.

Author of The Hormone Cure


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