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Biological Evolution

Understanding and Overcoming Our Guilt, Shame and Anxiety

Dr. Peter Breggin | Posted 04.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peter Breggin

Why do we human beings suffer so much from the demoralizing emotions of guilt, shame and anxiety? Over many centuries, answers have varied from our bi...

Leave the Red Zone

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 10.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

In your mind, intend to settle back down. Exhale slowly, twice as long as the inhalation. This helps light up the parasympathetic nervous system. Think of something, anything, that makes you feel safer, more fed and fulfilled, or more appreciated and cared about.

How Did Humans Evolve The Most Loving Brain On Earth?

Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rick Hanson, Ph.D.

Humans are the most sociable species on earth -- for better and for worse. So how did we evolve the most loving brain on the planet?