Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.

-Phyllis Diller-

Anger?  Yes please. Many of us take the Phyllis Diller approach and we often think it is for good reason. What if we were right? Would it be so bad to embrace our anger in a healthy way? Tara Brach helps affirm that our anger may hold both intelligence and emotion. Tara helps us work to not get tied up in the emotion but rather express our intelligent points.

Tara Brach’s teachings blend Western psychology and Eastern spiritual practices, mindful attention to our inner life, and a compassionate engagement with our world.  Tara is gentle and insightful; her hour long meditations pass quickly and include fantastic jokes. Tara has also produced a great library of books for the budding meditator:

True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart

Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha

Tara has also founded the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, DC (IMCW), which is now one of the largest and most dynamic  meditation centers in the United States. Some of her most popular meditations have been produced in CD format below:

Mindfulness Meditation: Nine Guided Practices to Awaken Presence and Open Your Heart

If you get bit by the Tara bug and want to learn more about her visit her channel or her website. She has a wealth of information about spiritual practices and loads of great podcasts.

Many thanks to Tara for sharing her passion for Western Psychology and Eastern Spiritual practice with us.

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