These writings offer interesting information and practical tools for psychological well-being and – if you like – for spiritual growth.
You are welcome to read them on screen, save them as a pdf, and share them with others. You can use them in classes you teach or post them on your own website as long as you identify their author.


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Making a Family


Practical columns about the relentless stresses of raising young children in the twenty-first century.


Buddhist Wisdom


Selected articles by Rick Hanson on Buddhist Vipassana principles and teachings.


Train Your Brain


Excerpted writings from the Train Your Brain course by Rick Hanson, Ph.D. and Richard Mendius, M.D.


The 5 Essential Skills


Rick Hanson on five essential skills for happiness, health, and general well-being.


Positive Neuroplasticity


Articles on brain basics, neuroscience and contemplative practice, well being, relationships, methods, and more.