Resources for Caregivers and Those Aging in Place

Resources for Caregivers and Those Aging in Place


Guided Meditation: Letting Go – 9 Magic Breaths
Guided Meditation: Letting Go – 9 Magic Breaths (5:50 min.)

View or download the print-friendly PDF version. Take a pause from all activity, and either sit or stand in...

The Blessings of Love
Meditation: The Blessings of Love (11:17 min.)

A blessing is whatever reminds us of the sacred loving presence that shines through all of us. This meditation...

Meditation: The Practice of RAIN
Meditation: The Practice of RAIN (20:00 min.)

The acronym RAIN – Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture – guides us in bringing mindfulness and compassion to difficult emotions....

Meditation: Relaxing into Sleep
Meditation: Relaxing by Day, Sleeping at Night (no bell at end) (14:23 min)

More than one-third of adults in the U.S. don’t get enough sleep, and studies have shown that mindfulness can...

Meditation: Taking in the Goodness
Heart Meditation: Taking In the Goodness (24:56 min)

Taking in the Goodness: Rumi said, “Whenever some kindness comes to you, turn that way – toward the source...

Meditation: The RAIN of Compassion (34:54 min) (from retreat)

This new version of the acronym RAIN is a powerful way of bringing compassion to the life within you,...

Ten-Minute Basic Meditation Practice
Ten-Minute Basic Meditation Practice (10:31 min)

Tara offers a short introductory meditation with a body scan, bringing focus to the breath, sounds, then resting in...

Mindfulness in the Body
Guided Meditation: Body Scan – Living Presence – 11 min.

A key pathway to full presence is awakening through the body. This meditation guides us through a body scan,...

Meditation: Radical Acceptance of Pain (11:51 min)
Meditation: Radical Acceptance of Pain (11:51 min)

As we learn to relax our resistance to unpleasant sensations, we discover an open and tender space of awareness...

Heavenly Messengers
Heavenly Messengers: Tara Interviews Frank Ostaseski

Tara interviews Frank Ostaseski, founder of Zen Hospice, on a contemplative approach to death and dying. For more information on...

Part 1: Vulnerability, Intimacy, & Spiritual Awakening
Blog: Working with Fear – article in Modern Maturity Magazine

by Tara Brach (originally published in Modern Maturity Magazine) There’s an old joke about the Jewish mother who sends...