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Mind Whispering: A New Path to Freedom from Self-Defeating Emotional Habits
Univ of MN Continuing Education and Conference Center
St Paul, MN
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Tara Bennett-Goleman and Daniel Goleman integrate the new science of habit change with Eastern and Western psychologies, neuroscience, and principles adapted from the horse-whispering tradition. Discover your unique path to repattern old habits of thinking, feeling, acting, and interacting. Those emotional habits may include unhealthy aversions and attachments, avoidance of emotional connection, anxious relationship preoccupations, entitled control, or passive surrender.

In this groundbreaking program, you explore how to:
- Nurture inner capacities that awaken your awareness from the trance of emotional habit and patterns of disconnection
- Cultivate an attuned, discerning, and mindful overseer to make clearer choices
- Ground yourself in a wise heart instead of being driven by reactivity
- Identify emotional triggers and dysfunctional habits in yourself and in your relationships
- Build a genuine and secure foundation for all of your connections
- Begin to build new positive patterns

The gentle path of awakening presented in this workshop offers a new lens for understanding the underlying patterns that play out in your life, your relationships, and our world.

About Tara Bennett-Goleman

Tara Bennett-Goleman, MA, is a psychotherapist and longtime meditator who has studied worldwide with the great masters of the Insight Meditation and Dzogchen traditions. Her postgraduate studies were in Schema Therapy at the Cognitive Therapy Center of New York. Tara's book Emotional Alchemy was a New York Times best-seller and has been translated into 25 languages. She gives workshops to general audiences and professionals throughout the world and her book, Mind Whispering: A New Path to Freedom from Self-Defeating Emotional Habits, will be released in April 2013.  You can find more information at and

About Daniel Goleman

Daniel Goleman, PhD, a psychologist and journalist, has reported on the brain and behavioral sciences for the New York Times. He is author of the international best-seller Emotional Intelligence and cofounder of the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning. He has written about yoga, meditation, and mind/body medicine in several books, including The Meditative Mind and Destructive Emotions: How We Can Overcome Them, an account of a dialogue between the Dalai Lama and a group of neuroscientists. His next book, on attention, will be published in October 2013.

Daniel and Tara were both students of Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, father of Mingyur Rinpoche and Tsoknyi Rinpoche.

About the Science and Meditation Series

The Tergar Meditation Community is deeply involved in current scientific efforts to explore the effects of meditation practice on the mind and body.  As part of this exploration, we hold regular seminars, workshops and retreats related to the science of meditation, bringing pioneers in the area of mind-body science into our community to share their insights with us.

About the Tergar Meditation Community

The mission of the Tergar Meditation Community is to make the ancient practice of meditation accessible to the modern world.  For centuries, the practice of meditation has been used by countless individuals to transorm suffering into joy and confusion into wisdom. Tergar meditation and study programs are designed to facilitate this transformation. Under the guidance of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, a remarkable teacher celebrated for his ability to make the practice of meditation accessible to people of all backgrounds, the Tergar community of meditation centers and practice groups provides a comprehensive course of meditation training and study, with programs for Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike.  You can find information on Tergar programs and local meditation groups at  Tergar also provides online resources for the study of meditation at  The Tergar bookstore offers books, CDs and DVDs as well as practice items at
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Univ of MN Continuing Education and Conference Center (View)
1890 Buford Ave
St Paul, MN 55108
United States

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