Tara Brach


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Tara Brach is an internationally acclaimed teacher of meditation and mindfulness and the author of two best-selling books, Radical Acceptance and True Refuge. A clinical psychologist with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, Tara has been a leader in the field of mindfulness-based therapy and Buddhist psychology since the early 1990s.

Tara was first inspired to delve into meditation and mindfulness while she was a student at Harvard University. After graduating, she traveled to India, where she studied with a spiritual teacher, Ram Dass, and the renowned meditation master Venerable Ajahn Chah. Following her return to the U.S., she continued to study meditation and eventually opened a private practice in the Washington D.C. area.

Tara has been teaching mindfulness and meditation for over 20 years now, offering classes and workshops both in person and online. She has been a leader in the field of meditation and mindfulness-based therapies, developing groundbreaking approaches such as the Interpersonal Mindfulness Program, the Mindful Self-Compassion Program, and the Insight Dialogue Program.

Tara is a popular public speaker, and her talks have been featured at events like the TEDx and Aspen Ideas Festivals. She is also a frequent guest on radio and television programs and has been featured in publications like the New York Times, Oprah Magazine, and the Huffington Post.

Tara has written two books, Radical Acceptance, and True Refuge, both of which have become bestsellers. In addition to her books, Tara has created a wide range of audio programs, meditation courses, and other materials to help people learn mindfulness and meditation.

Radical Acceptance is a book about how to break free from the negative patterns of self-judgment and reclaim your own happiness and potential. Through her own personal story and the stories of her clients, Tara Brach explores how to accept ourselves and our lives with courage, kindness, and grace.

True Refuge is a book about finding peace and comfort in the midst of life's challenges. Drawing on stories and practices from her own life and her work as a therapist and teacher, Tara Brach explores the power of mindfulness, compassion, and self-compassion to help us find true refuge in the present moment. With insight and humor, she offers practical guidance for finding peace, courage, and freedom in our lives.

Tara Brach’s mission is to help people wake up to the truth of their own lives and to live with more love and compassion. Through her teachings, she encourages us to be fully present at the moment, to bring awareness to our thoughts and emotions, and to open our hearts in order to live with greater joy and freedom.

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Radical Acceptance