Tara Brach’s “Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Heart with The Life of a Buddha”; Importance of the Pause

Tara Brach, psychotherapist and meditation teacher tells us in her book the importance of a pause. “Learning to pause is the first step in the practice of Radical Acceptance. A pause is a suspension of activity, a time of temporary disengagement when we are no longer moving towards any goal.” “A pause is, by nature,Continue reading “Tara Brach’s “Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Heart with The Life of a Buddha”; Importance of the Pause”

Tara Brach’s “Radical Acceptance”

In her book “Radical Acceptance: Embracing your Heart With the Life Of a Buddha” this psychotherapist and meditation teacher attempts to define what Radical Acceptance is; “The way out of our cage begins with accepting absolutely everything about ourselves and our life, by embracing with wakefulness and care our moment to moment experience. By acceptingContinue reading “Tara Brach’s “Radical Acceptance””

Tara Brach’s “Radical Acceptance Embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha”

“The trance of unworthiness intensifies when our lives feel painful and out of control. We may assume that our physical sickness or emotional depression is our fault-the result of bad genes or our lack of discipline and willpower. We may feel that the loss of a job or a painful divorce is a reflection ofContinue reading “Tara Brach’s “Radical Acceptance Embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha””

From Tara Brach’s “Radical Acceptance Embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha

“Inherent in the trance of unworthiness is the belief that no matter how hard we try, we are always, in some way falling short. Feeling unworthy goes hand in hand with feeling separate from others, separate from life. If we are defective, how can we possibly belong? It’s a vicious cycle. The more deficient weContinue reading “From Tara Brach’s “Radical Acceptance Embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha”