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Radical Compassion Challenge
January 21–30, 2020
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"Arriving in Embodied Presence"
Start Here
Start Here
Teaching and Guided Meditation with Tara Brach ​

Explore the foundations for compassion and well-being in this teaching session and guided meditation for breaking free from the trance of thinking and coming home to the here and now.

Today's Compassion-in-Action Challenge
Today's Compassion-in-Action Challenge
Pause and Breathe ...

Take three deep breaths when you find yourself becoming upset about or preoccupied with something. Tell us how things go for you on our Facebook community page!

Watch Now
Watch Now
Maria Shriver | “Becoming an Architect of Change”

Maria Shriver’s life and career are driven by her fervent belief that everyone has the ability to be an “architect of change” and help to move humanity forward in their own way. In this interview with Tara Brach, learn more about Maria’s personal journey and how her understanding of the value of compassion has matured and unfolded.

Session highlights:

Maria Shriver

Maria Shriver is a mother of four, an Emmy and Peabody award-winning journalist, a seven-time New York Times bestselling author, an NBC News special anchor, and founder of the nonprofit The Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement. Always curious about the world, Maria has devoted her life to reporting and interviewing some of the biggest changemakers of our time. In addition to her work for NBC News, she is also the founder of the media enterprise Shriver Media, which produces award-winning documentaries and films, bestselling books, a popular podcast, and a beloved popular weekly email newsletter called “The Sunday Paper.” Her latest book, I’ve Been Thinking…, and its companion, I’ve Been Thinking…The Journal, were written to offer wisdom, guidance, and inspiration to those seeking to create a meaningful life. Maria is passionate about the work that The Women's Alzheimer's Movement is doing to bring greater compassion to the world. To learn more, visit this link.

Questions for Reflection
Questions for Reflection
Answer the following reflection questions in the comment field below:
  • When have you told yourself that you’re “not enough”?
  • How might you view these situations in a more empowering light?
  • How might you bring more compassion to yourself when self-doubt and self-criticism arise?
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