June 6-8 and June 6-11, 2017  |  Dublin, Ireland

Join New York Times bestselling author Rick Hanson for a deep experiential exploration of lasting positive brain change – the essence of self-reliance and lasting inner strength and peace in a topsy-turvy world.

6-8 June 2017

Hardwiring Happiness into your life

Take charge of the structure-building processes of your own brain – Hardwire Happiness into your life!

Learn in the Positive Neuroplasticity Training how to

  • turn your experiences into lasting inner strengths,
  • be kinder to yourself,
  • let go of anxiety, frustration, and resentment,
  • build resilience and self-worth,
  • heal old wounds, and
  • refuel and nourish yourself each day.

Indicative schedule: daily 9.30am to 6pm


Workshop topics:

-The essence of positive neuroplasticity

-Having, enriching, and absorbing beneficial experiences

-Linking positive and negative material

-Growing strengths for safety

-Growing strengths for satisfaction

-Growing strengths for connection


6-11 June 2017

Practical applications for Hardwiring Happiness

The Professional Training Course includes the Positive Neuroplasticity Training (6-8 June 2017) plus practical applications for Hardwiring Happiness into your professional and private life. Deepen your practice and help others change their brains for the better!


The professional course is perfect for those who are working with others: therapists, healthcare providers, educators, business consultants, trainers, coaches, mindfulness and yoga teachers – as well as parents!

Learn how to

  • explain the science,
  • teach the methods,
  • use practical tools to change habits and build motivation, and
  • help people with stress, loss, relationship issues, and trauma.

Indicative schedule: daily 9.30am to 6pm


Additional topics:

-Foundational knowledge of positive neuroplasticity

-The benefits of growing inner resources

-Helping others to have beneficial experiences

-Helping others to have install experiences

-Using positive material to address negative material

-Special applications of the HEAL process


About Rick

Rick Hanson, Ph.D., is a psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author. His books are available in 26 languages and include Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha’s Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. He edits the Wise Brain Bulletin and has numerous audio programs. A summa cum laude graduate of UCLA and founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he’s been an invited speaker at NASA, Oxford, Stanford, Harvard, and other major universities, and taught in meditation centers worldwide. His work has been featured on the BBC, CBS, and NPR, and he offers the free Just One Thing newsletter with over 120,000 subscribers, plus the online Foundations of Well-Being program in positive neuroplasticity that anyone with financial need can do for free.

About Us

This website is dedicated to the upcoming workshops with Rick Hanson in Ireland.

The workshops will be running from 6 - 11 June 2017 in Malahide, Co Dublin.


6-8 June 2017 Positive Neuroplasticity Training: Hardwiring Happiness into your life


6-11 June 2017 Professional Course: Practical applications for Hardwiring Happiness

For more information contact                                                                info@rickhansoninireland.org


Carolin Grampp                     +353-87-684 5450                                   info@resonatecompassion.com


Anne Kirwan                          +353-87-205 4524                                   info@ashehouse.ie