136. Reprogram Your Brain for Joy

Evidently "choosing joy" actually works.

Ryan Bauers has found Rick Hanson's book Hardwiring Happiness to be the simplest and most-powerful approach to joy he's found. Hanson has a bold idea: by choosing to notice and take in small, pleasant experiences, we can actually create new grooves in our physical brains that will build resiliency and joy and quiet the innate negative thinking that comes with being human. Christina Roberts and Dave Schmelzer join Ryan to explore this big idea.

Mentioned in this episode
Hardwiring Happiness, by Rick Hanson
Waking Up app, by Sam Harris
Blue Ocean World