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Tara Brach, Ph.D is an internationally known meditation teacher and author of bestselling Radical Acceptance and True Refuge. Tara shares a weekly guided meditation and talk that blend Western psychology and Eastern spiritual practices. The podcast addresses the value of mindfulness meditation and self-compassion in relieving emotional suffering, serving spiritual awakening and bringing healing to our world.
 
A pervasive but often invisible source of suffering in our culture is self-aversion. We are a busy culture, and we move through our life feeling anxious and dissatisfied, but not fully conscious of how we neglect or judge our inner experience. We suffer from a lack of belonging: to our own bodies, to each other and to the earth. When we practice Buddhist meditation, we learn how to listen deeply and hold our life tenderly. The open space of compassion allows us to realize that our thoughts a ...
 
Unity pioneered radio broadcasting nearly a century ago, and host Bob Brach now shares original radio transcripts from the Unity Archives with Truth students worldwide. Hear the words of Charles Fillmore, Ernest Wilson, and other legendary Unity teachers in the context of what was happening in the world in that era. Download the transcript.
 
What does it mean to live a good life? What's the role of happiness, meaning, work, love, purpose, kindness, friendship, and more? How do status, circumstance, gender, privilege, race, identity, and more play into the quest to live your best life? These are the questions and topics we explore every week in conversation with leading voices in art, science, industry, and culture, from Brené Brown, Matthew McConaughey, & Bishop Michael Curry, to Austin Channing Brown, Glennon Doyle, Julián Cast ...
 
Weekly conversation with health experts, mindfulness experts on how to live a wellness lifestyle, what they have learned in the process, and practical advice and encouragement to inspire you to optimize your health and live the life that you want. The show hopes to create a "ripple effect" and raise awareness on overall health of the specie by supporting each listener in their journey on health and wellness. Key area of exploration: nutrition, emotional management, stress management, physica ...
 
AWAKEN is a 10-episode series from the Rubin Museum of Art hosted by acclaimed musician and performance artist Laurie Anderson that explores the dynamic path to enlightenment and what it means to "wake up."
 
WELCOME TO THE WOO WOO VERSE: An enlightening, practical and humorous deep dive into the world of energy, self and soul awakening. Join your hosts Lynette Arkadie and Kirileigh Lynch on one hell of an adventure, as they transverse the wild, inspiring, wacky & vast landscape of possibility, synchronicity, source energy and all things Woo Woo. ... Put down your crystals, return your chakras to the aligned and upright positions and strap yourself in, because it's a wild ride through the Woo Woo ...
 
Quick Hitters from Chat Sports is your fastest 3 minutes in sports every weekday. We bring you highlights, headlines, humor, stats & more, with our host Jordan Giorgio.Follow Chat Sports on Facebook and watch Quick Hitters Live M-F at 2 p.m. ET - https://www.facebook.com/ChatSportsOur host Jordan can be found on social at:Jordan Giorgio - Twitter: https://twitter.com/jordangiorgio & Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jordangiorgio/Download the Chat Sports app for iPhone or Android to follow ...
 
We are overwhelmed with one-size-fits all advice that promises to fix whatever ails us. But what if you aren't broken? What if you just need to learn how to do you? In this podcast series, journalist Kirsten Powers sits down with fellow life travelers who have found success, wholeness and healing through listening to their inner wisdom and living authentically. Through it all Kirsten shares the discoveries she has made in her own battle to become herself, including overcoming life trauma and ...
 
Two Brooklyn therapists, Signe Simon and Simone Humphrey, interview psychologists, astrologers, researchers, and more to find out the hidden wisdoms around all things love and sex. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/lovelink/support
 
A podcast about magazines and the people who make them. Every fortnight we hear from an indie magazine maker about why they started, how they put together new issues and the trials and challenges of producing a printed publication. Hosted by Dan Rowden of Magpile.com, Subsail.com and @dansmags.
 
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For most, deep and lasting enlightenment doesn’t come in an instant. When considering how to navigate a path of study and self-inquiry, what is important? Psychologist, author and teacher of meditation Tara Brach shares her own story of how her life took an unexpected turn, what it was like to find her own path as both a student and teacher of Budd…
 
For episode 156 of the Metta Hour Podcast, Sharon speaks with friend and colleague Tara Brach. Tara has been practicing and teaching meditation since 1975, as well as leading workshops and meditation retreats at centers throughout North America and Europe. She has a PhD in clinical psychology, is the founder of the Insight Meditation Community of W…
 
We spend many life moments in a trance of thinking. This meditation awakens the senses through a body scan, and attention to sound. We then rest in the presence that can come alive in the gap between thoughts—the presence that is our true home. Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn, a cool breeze in summer, snow in winter. If your mind…
 
(Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC) All that we cherish—creativity, love, wisdom, realization—arises from an embodied presence. Yet as we know, the wounds and trauma of our society and individual lives leads toward dissociation. These two talks look at the challenges to awakening through our bodies, and the practices and teachings that …
 
(Insight Meditation Community of Washington DC) Experiencing our aliveness through our senses is the gateway to resting in formless loving presence. This meditation guides us to awakening through our body, and recognizing the backdrop of silence, of awake awareness, that is the source of all being.By Tara Brach
 
If you’re like most people, there’s a certain amount of chatter that goes on in your head throughout the day. But, did you know that inner dialogue can have a profound effect on nearly every aspect of your life? Today’s guest, Ethan Kross, is one of the world’s leading experts on controlling the conscious mind. An award-winning professor and bestse…
 
In 1971, 50-year-old Jim McDonnell had a series of accidents that resulted in multiple head injuries. In March of that year, he ran an errand for his wife and disappeared. Jim's wife Anne had to wait 15 years to find out what happened to her husband. Join Mike and Gibby as they discuss the mysterious disappearance and reappearance of Jim McDonnell.…
 
The world of medicine is in a place of profound disruption, and that’s a really good thing. Because things have needed to change for a long time. That’s why I’m so glad to be able to sit down with an old friend today, Dr. Aviva Romm, who is my go-to doc for a better understanding fact from fiction, and where the world of medicine is headed, in no s…
 
The essence of the spiritual path is realizing, trusting and living from our natural awareness and love. This talk explores the two key pathways that help us awaken from the trance of identifying as a limited, separate self. It includes several guided meditations and a period of questions and response. Order your copy of Trusting the Gold now! The …
 
A blessing is whatever reminds us of the sacred loving presence that shines through all of us. This meditation is a transformational practice in receiving and offering blessings. First we connect with the vulnerable tender place within us that longs to feel loved, and call on loving presence to bless us. By imagining and allowing ourselves to recei…
 
What if enlightenment is not something to strive for, but an innate quality born to every human being? Gender non-conforming writer, performer, and public speaker Alok Vaid-Menon challenges us to see the divine nature in every person, including ourselves, and asks who we might be if we choose to step outside of the limitations of judgment. Alok con…
 
Life can be chaotic. Do we really have to face it in order to taste enlightenment? In our first episode, we speak with comedian Aparna Nancherla about her own relationship to inner turmoil, from pushing discomfort away to the relief of acknowledging it. She shares what it was like growing up a child of immigrants, her journey to recovery from an ea…
 
How does the neuroscience of attention affect nearly every aspect of our capacity to live good lives? How can we harness tech as a tool to help our brains be more, rather than less present and aware? What do psychedelics and neuroscience have to do with each other, and how might both work together to profoundly improve our experience of life? These…
 
Harry and Virginia Piper had it all, a loving marriage, plenty of money, and 3 great children. Harry was a wealthy financier. Ginny, as she was known to friends, was heavily into philanthropic endeavors. Their lives were shattered on July 27, 1972, when two armed men kidnapped Ginny from their Minnesota mansion. Join Mike and Gibby as they discuss …
 
The Alan Watts Organization and Be Here Now Network have come together to bring you a new podcast series that dives deep into the Alan Watts Archive’s 100-hour collection of talks. This Monday, June 7th, discover for yourself why Alan Watts has continued to inspire generations of seekers with the Alan Watts Being in the Way podcast. This exciting n…
 
Part 2 - Being Embodied: Gateway to Aliveness and Spirit (2021-06-02) - All that we cherish—creativity, love, wisdom, realization—arises from an embodied presence. Yet as we know, the wounds and trauma of our society and individual lives leads toward dissociation. These two talks look at the challenges to awakening through our bodies, and the pract…
 
Meditation: Inhabiting Our Body, Realizing Wholeness (2021-06-02) - Awakening awareness in the body is the portal to resting in boundless and dynamic presence. This guided practice scans the body from feet up, and helps us inhabit all parts of our body. As we open to the aliveness and space inside the body, we discover a permeability that allows us…
 
Today’s episode is special, it’s a unique meditation deep dive that brings together the deep, research-driven insights from Daniel Goleman, best known for his work on Emotional Intelligence, as well as his book, Altered Traits. Daniel takes us into the science behind meditation and also asks a surprising question - what if popular wisdom and scienc…
 
All that we cherish—creativity, love, wisdom, realization—arises from an embodied presence. Yet as we know, the wounds and trauma of our society and individual lives leads toward dissociation. These two talks look at the challenges to awakening through our bodies, and the practices and teachings that guide us on the path. Listen to Part 1: https://…
 
Awakening awareness in the body is the portal to resting in boundless and dynamic presence. This guided practice scans the body from feet up, and helps us inhabit all parts of our body. As we open to the aliveness and space inside the body, we discover a permeability that allows us to inhabit the universe of aliveness and space, form and formlessne…
 
From the recent, Wild Heart Spring Retreat, at Heartwood Refuge in North Carolina, Mikey offers a talk on "Happiness in the Here & Now" on the first night of the retreat. He speaks to the difference between "Hedonic Happiness" and "Genuine Happiness" and the importance of finding a type of contentment that comes from relating to the world with wisd…
 
Dans cette courte pratique nous explorons comment la Pleine Conscience et la Compassion de RAIN (un acronyme qui veut dire « pluie » en anglais et qui est un moyen Mnémotechnique utile pour pratiquer la Pleine Conscience et la compassion) nous libère de l’emprise de la peur. Ceci est un extrait du discours “Facing pandemic fears with an Awake Heart…
 
What happens when the thing you’ve loved since you were a kid, the thing that led you to become an 11-time NBA All-star, and two-time champion, playing alongside the best in the world, comes to a cataclysmic end at the age of 31? Leaving you to figure out what to do with the rest of your life? That is exactly what happened to this week’s guest, Chr…
 
For episode 155 of the Metta Hour, Sharon speaks with Mark Nepo. Mark is an author, poet, and spiritual teacher with over 40 years of teaching experience. Mark Nepo has published twenty-two books, including the New York Times bestseller The Book of Awakening, and his most recent release from 2020, The Book of Soul. In this episode, Mark shared his …
 
Ten-year-old Linda Weldy stepped off her school bus on February 24th, 1987, and was never seen alive again. Police believe that she made it to the end of her long driveway before she was taken from her Indiana home. Three weeks later, Linda's body was found just fifteen minutes from her home atop an old trestle bridge. Join Mike and Gibby as they d…
 
Part 1 - Being Embodied: Gateway to Aliveness and Spirit - All that we cherish—creativity, love, wisdom, realization—arises from an embodied presence. Yet as we know, the wounds and trauma of our society and individual lives leads toward dissociation. These two talks look at the challenges to awakening through our bodies, and the practices and teac…
 
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