Mindfulness Meditations for Healing, Presence, and ClarityA profound transformation can occur just by training your attention in awareness a practice sweeping schools, workplaces, and institutions across the country with its capacity to decrease stress, cultivate inner calm, and expand wisdom and creativity. Clinical psychologist and meditation teacher Tara Brach has been at the forefront of mindfulness-based therapy since its inception, successfully bringing principles of mindfulness to alleviate depression, chronic pain, and more. Now, with Mindfulness Meditation, she offers nine of her most effective guided sessions, perfect for beginning or deepening your mindfulness practice:
A Pause for Presence a short, basic practice that can be used daily to feel at home with mindfulnessDeveloping Self-Compassion a meditation that cultivates a forgiving and caring heart towards yourself and othersPresence with Everyday Fears a practice to help you address fear and other emotions in order to find greater freedom and choiceMindfulness of Pain a meditation to release you from physical sufferingContacting Our Inner Wisdom a practice to help you avoid constant reactivity in difficult situations
It's only in the actual experience of here and w that we can experience our full aliveness, teaches Dr. Brach. The practice of mindfulness helps to open a heart that is ready for anything. With Mindfulness Meditation, find the tools to walk the path of mindful awareness and connect with your innate capacity for love, clarity, and inner peace.
Tara BrachTara Brach has been practicing and teaching meditation since 1975, as well as leading Buddhist meditation retreats at centers throughout North America. She is a clinical psychologist, the founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW), and the author of Radical Acceptance (2003) and True Refuge (2013). Visit Tara Brach's website.