Tara Brach has been practicing and teaching meditation since 1975, as well as leading workshops and meditation retreats at centers throughout North America and Europe. She has a PhD in clinical psychology, is the founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington (IMCW), and is the author of Radical Acceptance, True Refuge, Radical Compassion, and Trusting the Gold. Tara's weekly podcasts of talks and meditations are downloaded more than three million times each month. For more, visit tarabrach.com.Vicky Alvarez is a visual artist and illustrator with a love for the intimate and contemplative experience of art-making and its ability to reveal and heal. She is inspired by her own inner landscape, glimpses of innocence and simplicity, our human vulnerability, and the mystical. Vicky currently lives between her home countries of England and Spain. She also loves to explore her creativity and emotional realm through dance, nature, and clay. For more, visit vickyalvarez.com.