Author: Rick Hanson

What do others want? The Practice: See good intentions. Why? Hustling through an airport, I stopped to buy some water. At the shop’s refrigerator, a man was bent over, loading bottles into it. I reached past him and pulled out one he’d put in. He looked up, stopped...

It is common for mothers to feel like the glass is half empty rather than half full. For that we would like to offer a Mother’s meditation on gratitude....

This is the story of how this man turned an internet scam into a humanitarian mission....

What's carrying you? The Practice: Lived by love. Why? Feeling both the world and myself these days, one phrase keeps calling: lived by love. Explicitly, this means coming from love in a broad sense, from compassion, good intentions, self-control, warmth, finding what’s to like, caring, connecting, and kindness. Implicitly, and more...

Motherhood is profoundly fulfilling . . . but it is also the most physically demanding and stressful activity most people – whether women or men – will ever do, and it gets done day after day for twenty or more years. You can start feeling...

Photographer Josh Rossi spent $1,500 last year turning his 3-year-old daughter into Wonder Woman, and the photo series went viral. This year, he did another passion project for a great cause: he photographed kids with diseases and disabilities as Justice League superheroes. ...

Each year I dedicate one issue of the Just One Thing newsletter to Twelve Good Things that I feel are really worth your attention....

Mothers get stressed and depleted over time through the accumulation of a thousand little things. It is through doing little things each day that are good for you that you accumulate a growing pile of positive resources for your health, well-being, strong teamwork, and lasting...

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