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Pause for Presence | Radical Compassion
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Pause for Presence | Radical Compassion

  From Tara Brach’s Radical Compassion, Chapter 11: Especially when strong emotions like fear, shame, and anger are running the show, we’ll do almost anything rather than be right here feeling our raw and unpleasant feelings. When we’re caught in our reactive trance, it’s as though we were on a bicycle pedaling away from the present...

Blessings of Love | Radical Compassion
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Blessings of Love | Radical Compassion

  For the month of March, we are focusing on the book Radical Compassion by Tara Brach where she details the RAIN practice. Radical Compassion introduces the RAIN meditation as a powerful spiritual technology for cultivating compassion in the face of difficult emotions, limiting beliefs and conflicts with others. Through the acronym RAIN (Recognize-Allow-Investigate-Nurture) we...

Releasing Negative Self-Beliefs | Radical Compassion
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Releasing Negative Self-Beliefs | Radical Compassion

In Chapter 4 “Releasing Negative Self-Beliefs”, in our book this month, Radical Compassion,  we work with just that, releasing our negative self-beliefs. Many of these are ingrained in us from childhood and we use them as protective devices to wall off our true self. We are beyond these negative beliefs we have clung on to...

RAIN Reveals Your True Self | Radical Compassion
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RAIN Reveals Your True Self | Radical Compassion

In the next chapter, Chapter 3 “RAIN Reveals Your True Self”, in our book this month, Radical Compassion,  we work with connecting with our “future self” first and then the full RAIN meditation. In regard to the “future self,” you can also call this Wise Self, Higher Self, Awakened Heart, Higher Consciousness, or whatever words...