Desire and deep longing

Embedded in desire is a longing to experience full love and aliveness. In this brief talk, we explore the process that carries us from fixation to fulfillment.

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More posts that feature Tara Brach on this blog:

●  Accepting Absolutely Everything

●  Our ideas are not truth: a little (funny) dharma lesson

●  Gossip Demeans Ourselves and Others

●  Vulnerability and intimacy

●  Vipassana (Mindfulness) Meditation

●  The Mystery of Who We Are

●  A moment of calm — Tara Brach

I found both the below book and guided meditations greatly inspiring. These are excellent introductory materials that can apply to anyone regardless of whether one is drawn to Buddhism. Tara Brach is also a psychologist and draws from her practice when sharing her thoughts in the book.

●  Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha (paperback)

●  Radical Acceptance: Guided Meditations (audio CD)

About Monica Cassani

Author/Editor Beyond Meds: Everything Matters