Three Core Reminders for Spiritual Practice

Three Core Reminders for Spiritual Practice

This talk explores three powerful ways you can direct your attention when you find yourself emotionally stuck: Wake up from thoughts; feel your feelings and remember love. We explore both the habits blocking these basic movements toward freedom, and what nourishes...
Shifting from Limbic to Liberating Intention

Shifting from Limbic to Liberating Intention

Becoming conscious of our intentions is the first step to truly aligning our life with our heart. This talk explores identifying when we are being driven by grasping and fear, and ways we can bring compassion to unmet needs and discover the deeper longing – the...
Trusting the Gold – A Celebration of Tara’s New Book

Trusting the Gold – A Celebration of Tara’s New Book

The essence of the spiritual path is realizing, trusting and living from our natural awareness and love. This talk explores the two key pathways that help us awaken from the trance of identifying as a limited, separate self. It includes several guided meditations and...
Meditation: Blessings of Love (11:33 min.)

Meditation: Blessings of Love (11:33 min.)

A blessing is whatever reminds us of the sacred loving presence that shines through all of us. This meditation is a transformational practice in receiving and offering blessings. First we connect with the vulnerable tender place within us that longs to feel loved, and...
Réflexion guidée : amener RAIN à la peur

Réflexion guidée : amener RAIN à la peur

Dans cette courte pratique nous explorons comment la Pleine Conscience et la Compassion de RAIN (un acronyme qui veut dire « pluie » en anglais et qui est un moyen Mnémotechnique utile pour pratiquer la Pleine Conscience et la compassion) nous libère de...
Veränderung, Verlust und zeitlose Liebe (Teil 1)

Veränderung, Verlust und zeitlose Liebe (Teil 1)

Unser Vermögen, tief empfunden zu leben und zu lieben ist stark davon abhängig, wie wir mit Veränderungen und Verlusten in unserem Leben umgehen. Dieser Vortrag lädt uns ein, darauf zu schauen, wie wir mit unseren Widerständen, Ängsten und der Trauer über Verluste in...
Meditation: Uprooting Limiting Beliefs with RAIN (9:21 min.)

Meditation: Uprooting Limiting Beliefs with RAIN (9:21 min.)

This short meditation guides us in using RAIN (recognize-allow-investigate-nurture) when we discover we are caught in a limiting belief (an excerpt from the full talk, Freedom from the Prison of Limiting Beliefs, given on 2020-09-23). Ask, what am I believing about...
Blog: Being a Mirror of Goodness: An Intention for the New Year

Blog: Being a Mirror of Goodness: An Intention for the New Year

Blog: Being a Mirror of Goodness: An Intention for the New Year Adapted from: Radical Compassion: Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the Practice of RAINTara Brach, PhD The medicine for our hurting world is love, and our loving becomes deeply healing when...
Authentic Thanks Giving

Authentic Thanks Giving

How do we awaken our natural capacities for gratitude and generosity? This talk explores the pathways of honest presence and purposeful cultivation, and offers several reflections that guide us in contacting and expressing our love (a favorite Thanksgiving talk...
Meditation: Letting Go and Letting Be (16:42 min.)

Meditation: Letting Go and Letting Be (16:42 min.)

We leave presence by contracting into thoughts and resisting the changing flow of life. This meditation guides us in gently releasing thoughts and opening to this mysterious life, just as it is. Let go of what is pastLet go of what may comeLet go of what is...
Your Future Self: Turning Towards Your Awakened HeartMind

Your Future Self: Turning Towards Your Awakened HeartMind

Our lives are shaped by our evolutionary past – the fears and wants that arise from a separate self sense – and the pull of our evolutionary potential – our awakened heart and mind. This talk explores the power of these pulls, and the teachings and reflections that...
Meditation: Mindful Body Scan (9:31 min.)

Meditation: Mindful Body Scan (9:31 min.)

This meditation practice systematically moves attention through the body, awakening a direct experience of sensation from the inside out. The benefits are a dramatic increase in vitality, sensitivity, presence and ease.