We all face losses - from separations and disappointments to shocking, even traumatic events.

Join Dr. Rick Hanson for a 5-week course with simple, powerful practices that help us bear the unbearable, and in natural ways move forward, heal, and find happiness again.

In this self-paced course, Rick helps you soothe emotional pain, find perspective and meaning, mend what you can, and hold whatever has happened with acceptance and self-compassion.

This Online Course Includes:

  • 6 Hours of Video Teachings

    Pre-recorded video teachings and guided practices from Dr. Rick Hanson that you can watch at your own pace, and revisit anytime.

  • Downloadable Handouts

    Worksheets that you can download and print out to reflect further, heal, and grow.

  • 5 Weeks of Email Guidance

    Receive weekly emails to guide you through the program one step at a time.

In this helpful, heartfelt course, you will explore:

  • The easing of the heart that comes from simply naming and accepting your losses

  • How to hold painful experiences with acceptance, mindfulness, and self-compassion

  • Perspectives on specific issues, such as rumination, guilt, illness, and injustice

  • Skillful ways to release painful thoughts and feelings, and open to new possibilities

  • Appreciating and feeling nurtured by what is still good

  • Finding a tender kindness for yourself amidst all that hurts

Start Growing Inner Strengths to Cope with Loss, Grief, and Difficulty of All Kinds

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is this a self-paced program, or do I need to watch it at a specific time?

    This course is made up of pre-recorded talks and guided practices that you can engage at any time, along with weekly emails to guide you through the 5 weeks.

  • What if I need to cancel after I've registered?

    No worries, just send us an email at rick@rickhanson.net and we’ll process your cancellation and refund within 2 business days.

  • When does the 30-day money-back guarantee end?

    30 Days after your purchase.

  • Are there scholarships available?

    For those who are genuinely unable to pay for the workshop – which could include people who are unemployed, disabled, students, on a small fixed income or public assistance, or living in a developing country – there are full and half scholarships available.