Resources: Working with Fear and Trauma - Tara Brach

Resources: Working with Fear and Trauma

Fear


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...

Awakening from the Trance of Fear - Part 1
Awakening from the Trance of Fear – Part 1

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

Transforming Two Fears
Transforming Two Fears: FOF and FOMO

There are two common fears that can block us from our full potential – fear of failure (FOF), and...

Blog: Soul Recovery: Healing the Shame of Trauma
Blog: Soul Recovery: Healing the Shame of Trauma

In Shamanistic cultures, it is believed that when a person is traumatized, their soul leaves their body as a...

Healing Trauma
Healing Trauma: The Light Shines Through the Broken Places

Transcript available here: Transcript: Healing Trauma – The Light Shines Through the Broken Places   CC   ~ Most...

Fear as a Pathway to Loving Presence - Night Travelers
Transcript: Fear as a Pathway to Loving Presence – Night Travelers (retreat talk)

~ a talk by Tara Brach presented on May 8, 2016 Listen and watch: tarabrach.com/fear-pathway-loving-presence/ Even if you feel...

Fear as a Pathway to Loving Presence - Night Travelers
Fear as a Pathway to Loving Presence – Night Travelers (retreat talk)

Transcript available here: Fear as a Pathway to Loving Presence – Night Travelers Shifting our relationship with fear is...

Transforming Two Fears: FOF and FOMO

There are two common fears that can block us from our full potential – fear of failure (FOF), and...

Part 2: Beyond the Fear Body

A central part of spiritual awakening is recognizing and befriending fear, and in the tender intensity of fear, discovering...

Part 1: Beyond the Fear Body

A central part of spiritual awakening is recognizing and befriending fear, and in the tender intensity of fear, discovering...

Working with Trauma – Q and A from Retreat (13:14 min.)

A short segment that includes a message on working with trauma as part of a morning question-response session at...

Freedom from Fear-Based Beliefs
Freedom from Fear-Based Beliefs

This talk looks at how we get imprisoned in fear based, limiting beliefs. We then explore key meditative steps...

Tara Talks
Tara Talks: Catching Fear Thoughts (3:49 min. video)

Unless we recognize it, fear thinking can take over our lives. This brief talk points to the power of...

Brief Meditation: Arriving in Mindful Presence (5 min)
Sacred Fertilizer: The Portal of Fear (Retreat Talk)

Tara was away teaching the IMCW fall retreat - below is the Sunday night retreat talk. Enjoy! Bringing presence to...

Blog: Lessons from Kayaking: Finding a way to be with fear

Most of us spend a lot of our lives tensed up in fear, or pushing against fear. The fear might...

blue buddha
Part 2: Relating to the Fearsome Deities

Whenever Mara--the shadow side--appeared during the Buddha's life, his response was simple and liberating: "I see you Mara," and,"Please,...

Blog: Medicate Meditation?
Blog: Can You Medicate Meditation?

The use of anti-depressants by those involved in meditation practice is a very hot topic. Students often ask me...

blue buddha
Part 1: Relating to Fearsome Deities

Our relationship to fear shapes our life experience. If we are unconscious, and reflexively try to manage fear, our...