Fear is one of our deepest and most powerful tendencies of mind. Through close attention to the direct experience of fear, we learn that it is just a passing state of mind and doesn't mean that there is any real threat. Fear starts to lose its power when we see it in this way.
This talk explores stress-related emotional suffering and how mindfulness and compassion practices can serve our children’s natural intelligence, creativity and openheartedness. Trainings in presence are the hope for this next generation, and the healing of our world.
CULTIVATING RESILIENCE: MINDFULNESS TRAINING FOR STUDENTS ~
How mindfulness training can benefit students and the adults who nurture them An evening with Tara Brach and Congressman Tim Ryan at Walt Whitman HS, Bethesda, MD. Talk given on 2013/10/07.
We explore compassion and practice to help us respond to difficulties particularly pain and suffering. We examine the distinction between pain and suffering, the nature of compassion, receptive and active compassion, the shadow of compassion and some types of compassion practice.