Resources ~ RAIN: Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture

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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...

The Power of Awake Awareness
The Power of Awake Awareness (retreat talk)

We all encounter “demons” of fear, anger, hurt, craving and shame. This talk explores our key ways of resisting...

Short Talk and Guided Heart Meditation – Releasing Blame (retreat)(37:50 min.)
Short Talk and Guided Heart Meditation – Releasing Blame (retreat)(37:50 min.)

This meditation explores the meaning of forgiveness and its role in healing and transformation. We then are guided in...

Part 3 – Radical Compassion – Loving Ourselves and Our World into Healing
Part 3 – Radical Compassion – Loving Ourselves and Our World into Healing

Drawn from Tara’s new book, Radical Compassion (2020), these three talks explore how the RAIN practice (Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture) awakens the...

Radical Compassion
Part 2 – Radical Compassion – Loving Ourselves and Our World into Healing

Drawn from Tara’s new book, Radical Compassion (2020), these three talks explore how the RAIN practice (Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture) awakens the...

Radical Compassion
Part 1 – Radical Compassion – Loving Ourselves and Our World into Healing

Drawn from Tara’s new book, Radical Compassion (2020), these three talks explore how the RAIN practice (Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture) awakens the...

Meditation: The RAIN of Compassion
Meditation: The RAIN of Compassion (30:00 min)

The acronym RAIN (Recognize-Allow-Investigate-Nurture) is one of the most powerful tools I know for working with difficult emotions and discovering...

Meditation: RAIN on Blame
RAIN on Blame: A Guided Meditation (14:40 min.)

When we are stuck in blame or resentment we are in a trance – the other person becomes an...

Meditation: RAIN on Self-Blame
Meditation: RAIN on Self-Blame (9:45 min.)

One of the greatest roots of suffering is being at war with ourselves. This meditation, based on the acronym...

Forgiveness: Releasing Ourselves and Others from Aversive Blame - Part 1
Forgiveness: Releasing Ourselves and Others from Aversive Blame – Part 1

Rumi invites us to find the barriers we’ve erected against love, and a universal one is blame. These three...

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....

RAIN Partners Meditation: Audio Guided Session
RAIN Partners Co-Meditation: Audio Guided Session (33:45 min.)

WHAT ARE RAIN PARTNERS? RAIN – Recognize-Allow-Investigate-Nurture, the process of bringing mindfulness and compassion to difficult emotions, can be...

Blog: RAIN Partners Protocol
Blog: RAIN Partners Protocol

WHAT ARE RAIN PARTNERS? RAIN – Recognize-Allow-Investigate-Nurture, the process of bringing mindfulness and compassion to difficult emotions, can be...

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...

Survival of the Nurtured - Our Path to Belonging
Survival of the Nurtured – Our Path to Belonging

“We are not the survival of the fittest. We are the survival of the nurtured.” — Louis Cozolino ...

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...

What Is It Like Being You?
What Is It Like Being You?

Compassion is hard wired in our organism, and can be cultivated. This talk helps us identify the blocks to...

Tara Talks
TaraTalks: Meditating with RAIN – Working with Difficult Emotions (11:43 min.)

This guided practice applies mindfulness and self-compassion to challenging emotions. It is based on the acronym RAIN, and provides...

Eating Addiction: How Meditation Helps Free Us
Eating Addiction: How Meditation Helps Free Us

Buddhist psychology views clinging as the source of suffering, and one of the great domains of clinging is compulsive...

After the RAIN (retreat talk)
After the RAIN (retreat talk)

This talk offers an in-depth exploration of RAIN, applying the wings of mindfulness and compassion to painful domains of...