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A profound transformation can occur just by training your attention in awareness - a practice sweeping the country with its capacity to decrease stress, cultivate inner calm, and expand wisdom and creativity. Clinical psychologist and meditation teacher Tara Brach has been at the forefront of mindfulness-based therapy since its inception, and here offers a traditional loving-kindness meditation with a neurologically-based relaxation technique known as "smiling yoga".

Sounds True Practices are short, downloadable audio sessions selected from our most popular courses. Affordably priced and ideal for beginners, they're a powerful way to use energy healing, guided imagery, meditation, and other proven practices at home or on the go. Put them on your smartphone, MP3 player, tablet device, or computer…and start experiencing their benefits today. This session is excerpted from Tara Brach’s audio program Mindfulness Meditation.

©2014 Tara Brach (P)2014 Tara Brach

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  • pd
  • 03-07-21

Very soothing and healing

Loved it. Simple and effective. The meditation had a calming effect on me. I could feel myself being centered.

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  • laura stearman
  • 21-02-15

Calm down

Lovely meditation.... So calming for my body, mind and spirit. The suggestion to expand this calm place to all sentient beings is awesome.

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  • 31-12-19

Grateful

I was feeling so much fear this morning and down and this helped me shift and accept myself exactly where I was.

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  • Tricia Mullen
  • 21-10-18

Very effective tool to counter negative self-talk.

Very helpful learning to be kind to yourself. You learn to love yourself and others more.

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  • Jennifer Sawka
  • 17-01-21

Great mediation follow

I love this for a weekly mediation great reminder to stop and be still and relax.

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  • David Alexander
  • 03-03-20

Please stop

Sounds True, Tara Brach or Audible.
Whoever is responsible for the relentless pop up prompts on MY app, please stop.
I’ve written reviews, bought products, and even tried calling audible. Stop, stop, stop.

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  • KarisWold
  • 24-12-19

Lovely

Tara’s so poised and calm; very comforting guided meditation. Perfect if you’re anxious, stressed or otherwise human.

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  • Kimfit
  • 03-11-19

Meditations

I didn't know this before download and that's all it is. Just meditations of self-compassion.

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  • Sue D
  • 21-05-19

Changed my life!

Tara's voice is soothing. This guided meditation succeeds in creating self-compassion in which I was lacking. I now find myself experiencing more joy than ever!

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  • Ruth May
  • 05-01-20

Great loving kindness meditation

This is a very helpful loving kindness practice to listen to. Tara’s voice is very calm and steady.

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  • Bob
  • 09-09-19

Beautiful Heart Practice

A short meditation with Tara that can take me out of doing and into being and restore feelings of peacefulness towards myself and others.

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  • Carl
  • 08-08-15

give it a go

Words aren't enough to describe this. It can only be experienced. So I won't.
just give it a go you have nothing to lose.

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  • Lisa
  • 21-12-17

Extremely valuabke

Soft, gentle and beautifully spoken. A practise I will bring to my life often. Very helpful in a difficult time .

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