Join Dr. Tara Brach, PhD psychologist and renowned Buddhist teacher and author, for a free on-line event starting January 21, 2020, “Radical Compassion“. This ten-day journey into compassion for self and others will provide daily teachings, meditations and activities by Tara Brach and many other luminaries from around the world including Drs. Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dan Seigel, Kristen Neff, and Dacher Keltner. Other notables include Maria Shriver, Sandra Oh, and Elizabeth Gilbert. Quite a line-up!
What a great way to start off the new year. This is a gift you can give yourself that is free, and does not involve dieting, denial or exercise!
Carl Rogers once said, “The curious paradox is that when I accept myself as I am, then I can change.” A paradox indeed – and many of us fear that this kind of radical acceptance will de-motivate us from growing and evolving.
But it turns out to be just the opposite. When we can give ourselves love and tenderness for the light and the dark aspects of our nature, we provide fertile ground for positive change.
“Monkey Mind” – that skittering, wandering, jumping, chaotic jumble of thoughts that constantly arises as we live our lives. Is it possible to stop Monkey Mind? Can we do anything to quieten and calm our restless, ever-changing thoughts?
Take four minutes and hear what Dr. Tara Brach teaches on this topic.