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Psychologist and meditation teacher Tara Brach felt too stressed and busy to spend time with her elderly mother – until she had a lightning moment of realization. Why couldn’t she enjoy living in the moment with her beloved parent? What fears and insecurities were preventing her from devoting time to her mom?

Tara tells Dr. Laurie Santos how she created RAIN – a mindfulness practice that allows us to Recognize, Allow, Investigate and Nurture our emotions. Once we consciously engage with those emotions, Tara argues, we can decide what’s really important to us and our happiness.
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The Host

Dr. Laurie Santos

Dr. Laurie Santos is Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman College at Yale University. Professor and podcast host Dr. Laurie Santos is an expert on human cognition and the…