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Inner Secure Base

[Adapted from Tara Bennett-Goleman, Mind Whispering, 2013] In 2004 I heard Phil Shaver present to the Dalai Lama on John Bowlby’s model of a ‘secure base’. I had an epiphany that we can each turn toward an “inner” secure base.  Bowlby, one of the most influential forces in child development, said that caretakers create a […]

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Cultivating Connection In Relationships

Tech devices and wandering minds have made it harder to connect, but nurturing relationships can help strengthen the brain’s circuits for inner calm and kindness, according to psychologist Daniel Goleman and psychotherapist Tara Bennett-Goleman. Omega: Humans are naturally social and wired to connect. Why are we having so many challenges with connection these days? Tara: I think these challenges to connection have […]

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How Labyrinth Walking Can Clear the Mind

Tara Bennett-Goleman shares a personal story of how the ancient practice of labyrinth walking offered her a way to open her mind and leave her cares and thoughts behind. In a small town in the Berkshire Mountains I came across a large field surrounded by woods that holds a meticulously designed labyrinth, a smaller version […]

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Emotional Intelligence & the Wisdom of Awareness

Best-selling authors Daniel Goleman and Tara Bennett-Goleman talk about the importance of emotional wisdom in the modern world.  Omega: Is emotional intelligence something we’re born with? Are there practices we can do to build our emotional intelligence? Daniel: Each of us, more or less, has some degree of natural, innate talent when it comes to emotional intelligence—we’re […]

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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”

The best way to order Cialis online from pharmacy is to take it in small doses several times. The effect will manifest itself and that’s for sure.  –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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