in Challenging Times

A care package for the Sounds True community

In response to the growing uncertainty and heightened stress during this unprecedented time, we have created this special digital care package to help you navigate the coming days with mindfulness, compassion, and presence. Please share and enjoy these free resources—we can all use some support!

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All of us here at Sounds True wish you and your loved ones the best during this period.

Resilience
in Challenging Times

A care package for the Sounds True community

In early 2020, we created this page to support you during the emerging pandemic. Today, the challenges keep coming, so we’ve been adding to this collection of free tools and teachings.

We hope these streams of wisdom help to water your roots, build inner strength, find clarity of purpose, and nurture loving connection in your life.

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The Mindfulness Meditation Teacher
Certification Program
with
Jack Kornfield & Tara Brach

We are looking to train a new generation of mindfulness meditation teachers!

Have you considered teaching mindfulness—a practice that brings deep healing and freedom to people’s lives?

With the dramatic rise of interest in meditation, we have seen a growing need for well-trained mindfulness meditation teachers.

“Times are difficult globally … We don’t need to add more depression, discouragement, or anger to what’s already here. It’s becoming essential that we learn how to relate sanely with difficult times.”

Pema Chödrön

“Times are difficult globally … We don’t need to add more depression, discouragement, or anger to what’s already here. It’s becoming essential that we learn how to relate sanely with difficult times.”

Pema Chödrön

“Times are difficult globally … We don’t need to add more depression, discouragement, or anger to what’s already here. It’s becoming essential that we learn how to relate sanely with difficult times.”

Pema Chödrön

“Times are difficult globally … We don’t need to add more depression, discouragement, or anger to what’s already here. It’s becoming essential that we learn how to relate sanely with difficult times.”

Pema Chödrön

Free Tools & Teachings Shared Weekly

Explore these topics

Explore a wide spectrum of healing modalities, spiritual teachings, and life-affirming practices for free on our YouTube channel. Click SUBSCRIBE to stay updated!

Insights at the Edge Podcast

Tami Simon’s in-depth talks with leading spiritual luminaries, psychologists, and more. Tune in to learn life-changing teachings and practices.

The Michael Singer Podcast

Join the New York Times bestselling author of The Untethered Soul and Living Untethered for this free series of immersive audio sessions.

Thich Nhat Hanh Teachings

The beloved Vietnamese Zen teacher guides us through sitting, walking, and breathing meditations for touching peaceful and awakened presence.

Thich Nhat Hanh Teachings

The beloved Vietnamese Zen teacher guides us through sitting, walking, and breathing meditations for touching peaceful and awakened presence.

Walking Together

How do we support the healing of racism and the collective trauma it has inflicted? Find resources here for catalyzing cultural and personal change.

Walking Together

How do we support the healing of racism and the collective trauma it has inflicted? Find resources here for catalyzing cultural and personal change.

Resilience in Challenging Times

We asked our top teachers and authors for their guidance amid the unprecedented events of today’s world. Here’s what they shared.

Healing Trauma

Whether you’re facing the effects of past or current trauma—healing is possible. Explore Somatic Experiencing®, Polyvagal Theory, and more.

The Inner MBA® Program & Conscious Business

Wherever you go (or work), there you are. Unexpected ways to turn your daily grind into an experience of greater fulfillment, connection, and joy.

Michael Singer's The Untethered Soul at Work

These compelling audio sessions invite us to radically reframe how we pursue career fulfillment, teamwork, problem-solving, creativity, and more.

The 10-Day Lovingkindness Challenge

Looking to nurture greater love—toward yourself and others? Sharon Salzberg guides us through Buddhism’s time-tested meditations for opening the heart.

Additional Resources for
Challenging Times

Starting a personal mindfulness practice may be the most important step you can take to support your overall well-being and resilience. Mindfulness Daily brings you a free 40-day training in mindfulness meditation with two of the world’s most respected teachers.

Hosted by Tami Simon, this weekly podcast brings you in-depth audio interviews with leading spiritual teachers and luminaries. Listen in as they explore their latest challenges and breakthroughs—the leading edge of their work.

If you are interested, the following books, audios, and online courses are also great resources. Explore titles by authors including Caroline Myss, Eckhart Tolle, Pema Chödrön, and Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés, or by topicsfrom relaxation to healthy sleep, to meditation and mindfulness, and much more.

Bestselling Audio Programs
Now Free to Download!

Thich Nhat Hanh left us in January 2022. We can think of no better way of honoring him than by giving away this much-needed audio retreat.

Burnout, “quiet quitting,” “The Great Resignation”—yes, they’re real. That’s why we’re gifting this bestselling audio program to you for free.

Spiritual luminaries, psychologists, and others share their most personal and profound wisdom. Listen on YouTube, your favorite podcast app, or here.

Thich Nhat Hanh left us in January 2022. We can think of no better way of honoring him than by giving away this much-needed audio retreat.

Burnout, “quiet quitting,” “The Great Resignation”—yes, they’re real. That’s why we’re gifting this bestselling audio program to you for free.

Spiritual luminaries, psychologists, and others share their most personal and profound wisdom. Listen on YouTube, your favorite podcast app, or here.

“There are many values, habits, and characteristics we learn throughout life, but among the most important are simplicity, purpose, strength, and resiliency.”

Joseph M. Marshall III

“There are many values, habits, and characteristics we learn throughout life, but among the most important are simplicity, purpose, strength, and resiliency.”

Joseph M. Marshall III

Eckhart Tolle on Spotify (Playlist)

Profound, eye-opening, and often irreverent—the renowned author of The Power of Now shares these short audio gems of refreshing insight. Highlights:
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    Healing Through Presence
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    The First Sign of Spiritual Awakening
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    Rising Above Ego and Compulsive Thinking, and more

Profound, eye-opening, and often irreverent—the renowned author of The Power of Now shares these short audio gems of refreshing insight.
Highlights:

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    Healing Through Presence
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    The First Sign of Spiritual Awakening
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    Rising Above Ego and Compulsive Thinking, and more

Music for Healing & Resilience on Spotify (Playlist)

How about a music break? Enjoy these selected tracks from our own Sounds True record label, featuring:

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    Sound healing, chakra balancing, energy flow
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    Brainwave music for meditation, creativity, sleep
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    Zen, shamanic, and other uplifting world music

How about a music break? Enjoy these selected tracks from our own Sounds True record label, featuring:

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    Sound healing, chakra balancing, energy flow
  • bullet-point-gfx-2
    Brainwave music for meditation, creativity, sleep
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    Zen, shamanic, and other uplifting world music

Pass It On!

Need someone who could use some support and resilience? Share this care package with them!

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Presence FAQ

Can I participate in an Inquiry discussion group?

The Diamond Approach is offering live, online Inquiry groups to accompany this course at a discounted rate — $100 for eight, 90-minute sessions, where you’ll take turns with other students working one-on-one with an expert teacher. This is completely optional and available after purchasing Presence.

 

How do I purchase Presence: Venture into the Heart of Enlightenment?

You can purchase it here.

 

How do I access Presence: Venture into the Heart of Enlightenment after I have purchased it?

To access your course, you will need to:

  • Log in to your Sounds True account
  • Click on “Digital Library” (located in the maroon navigation bar at the top right of the page)
  • Click on “Online Courses” (located on the left side of the page)
  • Find Presence: Venture into the Heart of Enlightenment
  • Click on “go to course”

 

How do I contact customer service?

You may contact us Monday–Friday, 8 am–5 pm MT.
Email: support@soundstrue.com
Phone: US Customers 1.800.333.9185 #3
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What browsers do you recommend?

We recommend the most recent version of Safari for Mac users or Google Chrome for PC users (with a second choice of Firefox). We do not recommend using Internet Explorer—but if you must, please use version 11 or higher.

 

How do I access my bonuses?

To access Realization Unfolds: A Conversation between A.H. Almaas and Adyashanti, you will need to:

  • Log in to your Sounds True account
  • Click on “Digital Library” (located in the maroon navigation bar at the top right of the page)
  • Click on “Online Courses” (located on the left side of the page)
  • Find Realization Unfolds: A Conversation between A.H. Almaas and Adyashanti
  • Click on “go to course”

 

I already have the bonus in my library. Can I substitute it for something else?

Unfortunately, it is part of the bundle, and substitutions are not allowed.

 

Can I download the course audio or video content to a computer or mobile device?

You can download the audio/video content onto your computer or Android mobile device. With the exception of eBooks, Apple has restrictions that prevent items from being downloaded directly to iOS devices, unless purchased from iTunes or Apple. Digital items may be downloaded to your computer and then synchronized to your iOS device via iTunes. Courses are also available to stream within the Sounds True App.

 

Can I stream the live sessions from a computer or my mobile device?

Live sessions are viewable on Mac and PC. You can stream them on Android and Apple mobile devices through the browser. If you are not using WiFi, please check with your mobile carrier, as additional data rates may apply.

 

How do I know what time live sessions start if I live abroad or in a different time zone?

All events are Eastern Time unless otherwise noted. Here is the schedule. Please use a time zone converter of your choice or thetimezoneconverter.com.

 

Why is the video player blank, or why can’t I hear it?

Player solutions:

  • The session has not started. Please wait a few minutes.
  • Try refreshing your browser window or clearing your browser’s cache.
  • If the broadcast stops or you see a black screen, try refreshing your browser window.
  • If you are using a Windows PC, we recommend using the Google Chrome web browser.
  • If you are on a Mac, we recommend using the Safari web browser.
  • If you can’t hear anything, check the two places your volume is controlled. One is your video player and the other is your computer.

 

Are the sessions live or prerecorded?

The course videos are prerecorded. Videos noted as “Live” are live.

 

What is your return policy?

Click here for the Sounds True return policy.