"Inside everyone is a wounded child."

-Thic Naht Hanh

In my daily podcast, My Wake Up Call, I wanted to coincide with the "Understanding You" talks in my weekly podcast, Real Talk with Mark West. I want to share a method I learned for showing myself compassion in difficult experiences called, R.A.I.N. | #MyWakeUpCall

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The acronym RAIN is an easy-to-remember tool for practicing mindfulness and compassion using the following four steps:

You can take your time and explore RAIN as a stand-alone meditation or move through the steps whenever challenging feelings arise.

• Visit RAIN: A Practice of Radical Compassion for a full description of the steps of RAIN. 

• The RAIN of Self-Compassion includes the steps of RAIN, as well as some translations to other languages.

Resources for RAIN Partners: Once familiar with the steps, you may wish to explore RAIN in co-meditation.

MORE RESOURCES ON RAIN AT:  https://www.tarabrach.com/rain/