Resources: Working with Fear and Trauma

Fear


Meditation: Meeting Fear with a Healing Breath (22:59 min.)
Meditation: Meeting Fear with a Healing Breath (22:59 min.)

This meditation guides us through a relaxing body scan and then explores how we can allow the breath to...

Facing Pandemic Fears with an Awake Heart
Facing Pandemic Fears with an Awake Heart

While it’s natural to feel fear during times of great collective crisis, our challenge is that fear easily takes...

Short Talk and Guided Meditation: Bringing RAIN to Fear
Short Talk and Guided Meditation: Bringing RAIN to Fear (13:32 min.)

In this practice we explore how the mindfulness and compassion of RAIN can free us from the grip of...

Guided Meditation for Times of Pandemic: “Calling on Your Awakened Heart” (23:44 min.)
Guided Meditation for Times of Pandemic: “Calling on Your Awakened Heart” (23:44 min.)

In the midst of difficulty we need access to our deepest wisdom and love. This guided meditation calls forth...

Facing Fear (Part 1) – Awakening Your Fearless Heart
Facing Fear (Part 2) – Awakening Your Fearless Heart

Fear is a natural and universal part of our incarnation, and, when it goes on overdrive, we get imprisoned...

Working with Trauma: Tara Interviews Jim Gordon, MD
Working with Trauma: Tara Interviews Jim Gordon, MD

Dr. Jim Gordon is author of the new book, The Transformation: Discovering Wholeness and Healing After Trauma. In this...

Facing Fear (Part 1) - Awakening Your Fearless Heart
Facing Fear (Part 1) – Awakening Your Fearless Heart

Fear is a natural and universal part of our incarnation, and, when it goes on overdrive, we get imprisoned...

Blog: Turnung Toward Fear with RAIN
Blog: Turning Toward Fear with RAIN

Turning Toward Fear with RAIN Adapted from Tara’s new book – Radical Compassion: Learning to Love Yourself and Your...

Part 1 - The Answer is Love:  Evolving out of "Bad Other"
Part 1 – The Answer is Love:  Evolving out of “Bad Other”

These two talks address the inquiry: How do we awaken from the contempt and hatred that causes so much...

The Courage to Love
The Courage to Love – Part 1

The gateway to full intimacy and love is our capacity to open to vulnerability. These two talks look at...

Transforming Two Fears: FOF and FOMO
Transforming Two Fears: FOF and FOMO

~ Two common fears can block us from our full potential – fear of failure (FOF), and fear...

Part 2 - Healing Anxiety - How Meditation Frees Us - Sleep
Part 2 – Healing Anxiety – How Meditation Frees Us

Anxiety and the fear of failure is a pervasive suffering around the world. It is also increasing—along with the...

Tara Talks
Tara Talks: When Fear is No Longer the Enemy (6:01 min.)

When we are identified with the body of fear, our survival strategies take over. It takes courage to step...

Part 1 - Healing Anxiety - How Meditation Frees Us
Part 1 – Healing Anxiety – How Meditation Frees Us

Anxiety and the fear of failure is a pervasive suffering around the world. It is also increasing—along with the...

Tara Talks
Tara Talks: I Am Not the Fear Body (6:08 min.)

Unprocessed fear creates separation and keeps us from inhabiting the truth of our belonging. When we open to the...

Tara Talks
Tara Talks – Guided Reflection: Coming Home with Attend and Befriend (6:34 min.)

When are caught in our conditioned escape strategies, we feel separated from what we most care about. In moments...

Tara Talks
Tara Talks: Healing the Fear Body, Healing the World (4:50 min.)

When we are contracted in the fear body, we cannot be touched by the world around us. We lose...

Worrier Pose - Finding Freedom from the Body of Fear
Worrier Pose – Finding Freedom from the Body of Fear (retreat talk)

While fear is a natural part of our make up, many of us suffering when the “on” button gets...

Awakening from the Trance of Fear - Part 2
Awakening from the Trance of Fear – Part 2

While fear is a natural and intelligent emotion, when fear goes on overdrive, we are in a trance of...

Meditation: Transforming Fear
Meditation: Transforming Fear (11:19 min.)

This guided practice invites us to identify a situation where we habitually become anxious or fearful, and then to...