Tara Brach Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Tara Brach quotes, Tara Brach sayings, and Tara Brach proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Our attitude in the face of life's challenges determines our suffering or our freedom. Tara Brach
When we put down ideas of what life should be like, we are free to wholeheartedly say yes to our life as it is. Tara Brach
Perhaps the biggest tragedy of our lives is that freedom is possible, yet we can pass our years trapped in the same old patterns. Tara Brach
Awakening self-compassion is often the greatest challenge people face on the spiritual path. Tara Brach
Just come into stillness. Have your intention be to relax with the breath. That will begin to set in motion a habit that will start to train the mind. Tara Brach
The trance of unworthiness keeps the sweetness of belonging out of reach. The path to "the sweetness of belonging," is acceptance - acceptance of ourselves and acceptance of others without judgment. Tara Brach
Managing life from our mental control towers, we have separated ourselves from our bodies and hearts. Tara Brach
The muscles used to make a smile actually send a biochemical message to our nervous system that it is safe to relax the flight of freeze response. Tara Brach
We can find true refuge within our own hearts and minds-right here, right now, in the midst of our moment-to-moment lives. Tara Brach
That non-attachment gives us the freedom to be exactly who we are. Tara Brach
Through the sacred art of pausing, we develop the capacity to stop hiding, to stop running away from our experience. We begin to trust in our natural intelligence, in our naturally wise heart, in our capacity to open to whatever arises. Tara Brach
We're so used to presenting ourselves and getting approval according to our achievements that it's difficult to be authentic and trust that we'll be accepted just as we are. Tara Brach
Relaxation is the doorway to both wisdom and compassion. Tara Brach
Feeling compassion for ourselves in no way releases us from responsibility for our actions. Rather, it releases us from the self-hatred that prevents us from responding to our life with clarity and balance. Tara Brach
There is something wonderfully bold and liberating about saying yes to our entire imperfect and messy life. Tara Brach
Imperfection is not our personal problem - it is a natural part of existing. Tara Brach