About Our Guests


Author, Hardwiring Happiness
Founder, Wellspring Institute
Dr. Rick Hanson
Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a neuropsychologist and New York Times best-selling author. His books include Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. Founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, and an Advisory Board Member of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, he’s been an invited speaker at Oxford, Stanford, and Harvard, and taught in meditation centers worldwide. He has several audio programs and his free Just One Thing newsletter has over 96,000 subscribers.
Episode: Hardwiring Happiness
Air Date: January 9, 2014
What if the secret to living a happier life lies within your power to change the way your brain works? This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk about how absorbing the good moments each day can improve your life. Our guest this week is best-selling author Dr. Rick Hanson. Hanson lays out a simple method that uses the hidden power of everyday experiences to create a life full of happiness. Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!