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Tara Bennett-Goleman

Tara Bennett-Goleman is a psychotherapist and the author of the New York Times bestseller Emotional Alchemy who teaches workshops internationally with her husband, Daniel Goleman. She draws on her studies with Buddhist masters, including Sayadaw U Pandita, Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche, and Adeu Rinpoche, in her new book, Mind Whispering: A New Map to Freedom from Self-Defeating Emotional Habits, excerpted in this issue. The book weaves together Eastern and Western approaches to the mind, the science of habit change, methods from cognitive therapy, and the wisdom teachings that horses whisper to us.

Recent Articles

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Ancient and Modern Maps of the Mind

Tara Bennett Goleman looks at the parallels between of Buddhist psychology and modern cognitive science, revealing their shared insights that illuminate a hidden path towards inner freedom.

How Can I Get My Teenager to Meditate?

If you want the teens in your life to benefit from mindfulness practice, the first step, says Dzung X. Vo, is to have a strong practice yourself.

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The Alchemy of Mindfulness

Tara Bennett-Goleman describes how the transforming power of mindfulness can be applied to our painful emotional patterns.

Try a Little Tenderness

It’s not a luxury to feel loved and cared for—it’s what makes us emotionally secure. If it didn’t happen when we were children, says psychotherapist Tara Bennett-Goleman, meditation can help us develop a secure emotional base now.