Our brains have evolved powerful tools for coping with threats and danger—but in the face of modern stresses like information overload, money worries, and interpersonal conflicts, our survival reflexes can do more harm than good. To help you adapt your nervous system to the challenges of today’s world, neuropsychologist Dr. Rick Hanson presents the Stress-Proof Your Brain app. Learn research-based techniques that will literally re-shape your brain to make you more resilient, confident, and peaceful, including:
- How to replace your brain’s unhealthy reactions to stress with protective and self-nurturing responses
- Techniques for releasing feelings of sadness, guilt, anxiety, inadequacy, or anger
- Guided meditations for calming chronic worries, developing gratitude, building inner strength, and more
- How to re-wire your brain away from frustration, heartache, fear, and anger and toward contentment, love, and peace
Discover scientifically sound tools for finding freedom from irritability, worry, and overwhelm—by deepening your neurological capacity for happiness and wellness.
The Stress-Proof Your Brain app features:
- Practices for re-training the brain's instinctive responses to stress (2 hours, 37 minutes of audio)
- “You Can Change Your Brain,” a bonus podcast transcript of an in-depth conversation with Dr. Rick Hanson
- “I Love the Brain,” a bonus video excerpt with Dr. Rick Hanson
- A relaxing slide show
- An interactive vine garden to enjoy while listening (iPad only)
- Bookmarking to help you easily find your favorite content
About the Author
Rick Hanson, PhD, is a neuropsychologist, Affiliate of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom. His work has been featured on the BBC and NPR, and he is an invited presenter at leading universities, including Oxford, UC Berkeley, Stanford, and Harvard. With Richard Mendius, MD, Dr. Hanson authored Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom (foreword by Dan Siegel, MD, and preface by Jack Kornfield, PhD), which is being published in 19 languages.