How To Trick Your Brain for Happiness

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September 15, 2012

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How To Trick Your Brain for Happiness

The education of attention would be an education par excellence.

– William James –

How To Trick Your Brain for Happiness

“In recent years, we have started to better understand the neural bases of states like happiness, gratitude, resilience, love, compassion, and so forth. And better understanding them means we can skillfully stimulate the neural substrates of those states — which, in turn, means we can strengthen them.” In this article, Rick Hanson describes how to skillfully use the mind to amplify positive connections in the brain. { read more }

Be The Change

Pay attention to a positive experience today, and use Hansen’s three steps for taking in the good.

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