Mind Whispering article: LA Times


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“Mind Whispering is like tuning the strings of the heart, transforming emotional patterns in ourselves and our world”

  –Mind Whispering– now in paperback  

The Horse Sense That Builds Trust

As I was growing up, I often found myself in the role of family peacemaker and wondered what it would take for people to focus more on the ways that connected them rather than divided them — not just in families, but in communities and the workplace, too. The more I thought about it, the […]

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KPFK interview with Dan and Tara Goleman about Mind Whispering


Daniel Siegel introduces Tara Bennett-Goleman at UCLA event

‘New Insights: The Brain and Emotional Intelligence’–Daniel Goleman

Dan GolemanAuthor, ‘The Brain and Emotional Intelligence: New Insights’ 3 Steps to a Vacation That Lasts These days too many people skip their vacation time. But a 20-year study of 12,000 men at high risk for coronary heart disease found failing to take a vacation raised the risk of heart attack by 32 percent. And […]

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How the Mind Can Heal the Heart

Jill Suttie interviews Dan and Tara Goleman. Originally posted at GreaterGood. Jill Suttie: What is mind whispering exactly? Tara Bennett-Goleman: Mind whispering is an integration of Eastern and Western psychologies, the neuroscience of habit change, and principles from horse whispering, creating a new map of the emotional mind. It draws on mindfulness, cognitive therapy, and Buddhist […]

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The Universal Language: Tara Bennett-Goleman interviews Sinhalese peacemaker A.T. Ariyaratne

Addressing the concept of psychological modes of connection and disconnection, one of the topics in Mind Whispering, Tara Bennett-Goleman speaks with the “Gandhi of Sri Lanka,” A.T. Ariyaratne about his experiences with nonviolent conflict resolution, overcoming group differences, and his personal motivations and insights into the power of broad political and socioeconomic reformation grounded in collective […]

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Recalculating: You Don’t Have to Believe Your Thoughts

Excerpted from Mind Whispering: A New Map to Freedom from Self-Defeating Emotional Habits and followed by a post from the author below. Once I was driving down a road on the outskirts of town when I noticed that two unfamiliar horses had gotten out of their pastures near a wooded area and were grazing in […]

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The Mind’s Overseer and Mindful Habit Change

Excerpted from Mind Whispering: A New Map to Freedom from Self-Defeating Emotional Habits and followed by a post from the author below. The Mind’s Overseer In a huge sound stage the famed composer and conductor John Williams was leading the London Symphony Orchestra in a rehearsal of a movie soundtrack he had written. Sitting in […]

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