Articles and Interviews

Media & Interviews:

“A Conversation with Tara Brach, on Meditation, Emotional Healing and Spiritual Awakening,” Vikas Shah MBE, Thought Economics, May 1, 2023

“The Myth of Separation,” Interview with Tara Brach and Konda Mason on plant-based eating by Alison Spiegel, Tricycle, Fall 2022

“Tara Brach – Trusting the Gold” – Interview – Victor Fuhrman’s Destinations Unlimited, March 30, 2022

“Training Wheels” – Interview with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach by Alison Spiegel, Tricycle Magazine, March 29, 2022

“Trusting the Gold – with Tara Brach” – Interview with Tami Simon, Insights on the Edge, Sounds True, January 12, 2022

“When meditation turns toxic: the woman exposing spiritual sexism” – by Rachel Mabe, The Guardian, December 8, 2021.

“The crises won’t stop coming. Radical acceptance is the key to coping: Why the simple practice can make a big difference.” Rebecca Ruiz interviews Tara Brach,, September 1, 2021

“An Interview with Tara Brach” – Interview with Matt Ahrens and Tara Brach, Awaken, June 19, 2021.

“Tara Brach On How Meditation Brings Healing To Workplace Fears During Turbulent Times “ – Bryan Robinson, Forbes – June 15, 2020

“Radical Compassion in Challenging Times – From Virtual Symposium 2020 “ – Psychotherapy Networker – May/June 2020

“RAIN Meditation for Fear” – 10% Happier with Dan Harris, March 24, 2020

“Tara Brach’s Non-Radical Approach to ‘Radical Compassion'”, Susan Pascal, Maria Shriver Newsletter, February, 2020

“Release Feelings of Unworthiness with Tara Brach,” Calm Masterclass, February 25, 2020

“#224: Tara Brach: Making it RAIN” – 10% Happier with Dan Harris, January 29, 2020

“Radical Compassion – Loving Ourselves & Our World Into Healing (Part 3 Of 3)” – Blog at Insight Timer – January 2020

How to Go Through Life with Love in Your Heart: A Q&A with Tara Brach about offering radical compassion to yourself and others. Eve Ekman, Greater Good Magazine, January 28, 2020

“Radical Compassion – Loving Ourselves & Our World Into Healing (Part 2 Of 3)” – Blog at Insight Timer – January 18, 2020

“Blog – RAIN Dissolves Limiting Beliefs: Waking up to our whole being,” Psychology Today, January 10, 2020

“Blog – Radical Self-Compassion: Loving ourselves into healing with the practice of RAIN,” Psychology Today, January 4, 2020

“Radical Compassion – Loving Ourselves & Our World Into Healing (Part 1 Of 3)” – Blog at Insight Timer – December 30, 2019

“Radical Compassion: Meditation teacher and psychologist Tara Brach discusses the practice of RAIN and how we can develop our capacity for compassion.” Tricycle, December 28, 2019

“Practice the RAIN Meditation with Tara Brach” – Mindful, December 18, 2019

“Blog: Coming Home to Your Heart “- Tara Brach brings powerful new meditations to the Calm app., November 20, 2019

“Loving Awareness in the Present Moment Is Foundational to Our Resilience,” Video interview with Tara and Linda Graham, September 18, 1918

Ep. 61: “Trust your capacity to change” – Tara Brach Interview with Kimberley Quinlan, August 10, 2018

“The Winds of Love: Taking Refuge in Conscious Relationship” – Garrison Institute – January 9, 2018

“How to Feel Your Feelings: An Interview” – interview 1440 Multiversity – July 24, 2017

“3 Ways to Shift from Blame to Love” – 1440 Multiversity – July 2017

“Inspiring Calm and Compassion Across the World” – Maria Shriver’s Sunday Paper Newsletter -July 23, 2017

“Ep. 57 – Real Love Series: Tara Brach” – Metta Hour Podcast with Sharon Salzburg – June 17, 2017

“A 10-Minute Meditation on Love as a Practice” – Mindful Magazine – April 13, 2017

“Want to be more civically active this year? Start with yourself” – noted in Washington Post interview – January 18, 2017

“3-minute Story Teller” – interview with (2-part video)  – August 6, 2016

“How to Meditate” – quoted in New York Times article by David Gelles – August 2016

“Facing My White Privilege” – Lion’s Roar – June 21, 2016

“Feeling Overwhelmed? Remember RAIN” – Mindful Magazine – January 13, 2016

“Releasing the Barriers to Love: An Interview with Tara Brach” – with Mark Matousek – November 2015

“Mindfulness Practices that Activate your Full Potential” – Dreamforce 2015 Conference (starts at about 8 minutes in)

“Wake Up from Unworthiness – An Interview with Tara Brach” – Spirituality & Health – September-October 2015

“Tara Brach on Meditation and Overcoming FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out)” – Tim Ferris Show – July 2015

“Allow Life to be Just as it Is” – Flow Mindfulness Magazine (English Edition) – July 2015

“Geertje Couwenbergh- Interview with Tara Brach” – In anticipation of her daylong workshop in the Netherlands on September 14, 2014

“First, Forgive Yourself” – Dubai’s Yoga Life Magazine – September 2014 – Tej Rae interviews Tara

“In Buddhist teachings, relief from D.C.’s chronic case of self-involvement” – Washington Post, July 18, 2014

“Buddhist psychotherapist and ‘RAIN’ champion Tara Brach”, interview with Andrea Miller in Lion’s Roar – July 10, 2014

“Interview with Tara Brach: Tracing Back Desire”, Inquiring Mind editors Barbara Gates and Kim Criswell interviewed Brach by phone in May 2014 on the theme of hunger.

“A blend of Buddhism and psychology” – American Psychological Association – Psychologist Profile by Tori Angelis – February, 2014.

“The Mindful Relationship” – free video interview with Tara and Rick Hanson

“Meditation guru Tara Brach is calm eye of Washington’s stress-filled storm” – The Washington Post, May 18, 2013.

“The Awakened Heart: A Conversation with Tara Brach” and Mark Matousek. Psychology Today – May 2014.

Mindfulness in Education: Children to Realize Their Full Potential – audio at Walt Whitman HS, Bethesda, MD – October 7, 2013

Tami Simon of Sounds True interviews Tara on August 13, 2013 – “Radical Acceptance” – Insights at the Edge

“When Ego Meets Non-Ego” – March 2013 issue of Shambhala Sun

“Tara Brach on Mindfulness, Psychotherapy, and Awakening” – – Interview with Deborah Kory

Bringing RAIN to Obsessive Thinking and Meeting Our Edge and Softening. – – “True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart”

Interview with Tara Brach, by Matt Ahrens – EANT (Enneagram Association in the Narrative Tradition) Conference 2012

Tara was recently interviewed for the “Talk with Francesca” radio show ( It was aired on January 1, 2012 at Boston’s WWZN radio. Link to the recording and Francesca’s comment.

Tami Simon of Sounds True interviews Tara on January 18, 2011 – “True Refuge” – Insights at the Edge

“Radical Acceptance When Facing Difficulty” with Tami Simon – An interview with Tara (6/9/09). (Transcript also available at above link.) Part of the “Insights at the Edge” series presented by Sounds True.

What I’ve Learned: Tara Brach – “The beauty of slowing down, the drawbacks of too much striving, and how accepting yourself can change you” – interview with Ken Adelman from


Meditation with Tara Brach