Resources: Working with Grief and Loss

Grief


Part 2: Impermanence – Awakening Through Insecurity
Part 2: Impermanence – Awakening Through Insecurity

From the view of the separate self, this existence is inherently uncertain, and we are profoundly vulnerable. Our habitual...

Healing Depression with Meditation - Part 2
Part 2: Healing Depression with Meditation

Most people get depressed at times, and many suffer greatly from bouts of major depression. At the heart of...

Healing Depression with Meditation - Part 1
Part 1: Healing Depression with Meditation

Most people get depressed at times, and many suffer greatly from bouts of major depression. At the heart of...

Skeleton Woman: Embracing
Skeleton Woman: Embracing This Living and Dying World

Based on a wonderful myth told by Clarissa Estes, this talk looks at the way we run from “lady...

Responding to Change with a Wise Heart
Responding to Change with a Wise Heart

An intrinsic part of spiritual life is facing the truth of impermanence. When we open to the changing flow...

Tara Talks
Tara Talks: Impermanence of the Body (5:54 min. video)

Aging, sickness and dying are treated as something “bad” to be fought. Truly opening to the reality that every...

Tara Talks
Tara Talks – Opening to Reality Means Full Engagement (not Resignation) (2:31 min.)

Every time our heart gets really broken open by loss, there can be more attunement to what it means...

River of Change - part 2
River of Change – Part 2 – Bringing a Wise Heart to this Impermanent Life

These two talks look at how we relate to change – especially the notable changes involving loss of relationships...

River of Change Part 1
River of Change – Part 1: Bringing a Wise Heart to this Impermanent Life

These two talks look at how we relate to change – especially the notable changes involving loss of relationships...

The Reality of Change
The Reality of Change: Embracing this Living Dying World

“What is it that allows us to open our hearts to every moment of our life? It’s the remembrance...

Love, and Death
Love, and Death (Retreat Talk)

Love, and Death (Retreat Talk) – To live our lives fully, we need to embrace the natural unfolding of...

Tara Talks
Tara Talks: Keeping Busy (5:04 min. video)

We are sometimes described as “human doings” versus “human beings.” In this short presentation we look at how our...

Meditation: Living Presence / Loss
Awakening Through Change and Loss

Our capacity to live and love fully is entirely related to how we open to the truth of impermanence....

Meditation: Vipassana
Loving and Losing

The way that we relate to impermanence and loss shapes our capacity to live and love fully. This talk,...

Power of Prayer: From Longing to Belonging
The Fires of Loss

We all encounter the great losses of our own health and life, and of cherished others. We are conditioned...

Skeleton Woman: Embracing
Skeleton Woman

If we can embrace the whole of our nature with unconditional presence - including the inevitability of change and...