Reflection: Learning to Stay (4:41 min.)

Reflection: Learning to Stay (4:41 min.)

We open the door to healing by bringing a mindful and kind attention to inner vulnerability and fear… “Learning to stay opens up the space that gives us our life. That’s when it becomes real with our inner life… with others. Let’s do a brief...
Tara Talks – Guided Reflection: Coming Home with Attend and Befriend (6:34 min.)

Tara Talks: Guided Reflection on Inhabiting This Body (12:50 min)

When we are not inhabiting our bodies, we are not experiencing our full aliveness. When pain arises, how much can you open to it and let it be as it is? Just like waves in the ocean, pain and unpleasant sensations are part of the larger space of our lived experience....
Reflection: Cultivating a Loving Heart (7:10 min.)

Reflection: Cultivating a Loving Heart (7:10 min.)

Reflection: Cultivating a Loving Heart – Love is an innate capacity, and when we intentionally cultivate it, love shifts from a state to a trait. This meditation offers guidance on how to access love, and open ourselves to it in a way that serves this awakening...
Meditation: Blessings of Love (11:26 min)

Meditation: Blessings of Love (11:26 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...
Reflection: Transforming Suffering & Awakening the Heart (12:45 min.)

Reflection: Transforming Suffering & Awakening the Heart (12:45 min.)

[Excerpt from Darkness of the Womb – Four Key Steps in Transforming Suffering a talk given on January 25, 2017.] [read the full transcript: Darkness of the Womb: Four Key Steps in Transforming Suffering – a transcription] There is power and potential in a time...
Reflection: The Compass of Our Heart (9:07 min)

Reflection: The Compass of Our Heart (9:07 min)

When we are remembering our deepest intention in any situation, our lives become aligned, and we can act with grace, compassion and wisdom. These reflections will help you remember your intention when caught in conflict, and in a larger way, allow the truth of...
Reflection: Heart Wisdom of Your Future Self (9:20 min)

Reflection: Heart Wisdom of Your Future Self (9:20 min)

By connecting with your future self, this reflection guides you in accessing the deep wisdom and unconditional love of your own awakening heart. “I returned to the river. I returned to the mountains. I begged – I begged to wed every object and creature....
Reflection: Deepening the Truths We Share (8:32 min)

Reflection: Deepening the Truths We Share (8:32 min)

Our capacity for love grows as we practice deepening the truths we share with each other. This short reflection offers guidance in how to bring your presence and heart to truth telling. Listen to the full talk here: Seeking What’s True  – Within Ourselves, Beyond Our...
Reflection: Waking Up from Limiting Beliefs (8 min.)

Reflection: Waking Up from Limiting Beliefs (8 min.)

A guided reflection meditation that addresses limiting beliefs surrounding interpersonal conflict – from the ending of the “Real but Not True” talk. Listen to the full talk, Real but Not True: Freeing Ourselves from Harmful Beliefs. photo: Sherry...
Reflection: This Living Body – Our Portal to Freedom (12:30 min)

Reflection: This Living Body – Our Portal to Freedom (12:30 min)

Reflection: This Living Body – Our Portal to Freedom Our habit is to leave home – the aliveness of our body – and seek happiness through avoiding unpleasantness and chasing after pleasure. This short talk and reflection point to embodied presence as...
Reflection: RAIN – A Guide for Embodied Presence (8:13)

Reflection: RAIN – A Guide for Embodied Presence (8:13)

We have deep conditioning to disconnect from our body’s awareness and, in so doing, leave the site of our creativity, love and vitality. This short meditation uses the acronym RAIN as a guide in re-inhabiting our bodies and our full aliveness. Listen to the full talk:...