The Curiosity Podcast

Resilience Is the Key to Your Well-Being in a Constantly Changing World

It's hard to count on a world that's constantly changing. That's why it's vital to grow internal strengths like grit, gratitude, and compassion — at least, according to Dr. Rick Hanson, a Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley and author of "Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness." In this episode, he discusses the key to resilience, and to lasting well-being in a changing world. Stream or download the podcast using the player below or find the episode everywhere podcasts are found, including iTunes, Stitcher, and Gretta.

Can't Stop, Won't Stop

Dr. Rick Hanson, senior fellow of UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center, clinical scientist and author of the book "Resilient: How to Grow an Unshakable Core of Calm, Strength, and Happiness," discusses:

  • Why resilience is a necessary condition to happiness and well-being.
  • The internal factors that make a person resilient and how to develop them.
  • How much of our psychological resources are learnable and how to grow your inner resources.
  • The key to growing greater calm, self-worth, skillfulness, resilience, and other fundamental qualities of being — according to neuroscience.

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About the Curiosity Podcast: Curiosity makes you smarter – and so will this podcast. Each week, we talk to experts who can help you get smart about the world around you, with a timely blend of cultural trends, life hacks, and developments in science and technology. You'll learn about your mind and your body, outer space and the depths of the sea, how history shaped the world into what it is today, and more. From the largest galaxies to your smallest brain cells, our curiosity will help you understand the world better.

Written by Cody Gough May 8, 2018

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