Mindfulness Resources


Altered Traits: Science Reveals How Meditation Changes Your Mind, Brain and Body – by Daniele Goleman & Richard Davidson

Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment – and Your Life (included audio recording, guided meditations) – by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness – by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself- by Kristin Neff

Aware: The Science and practice of Presence – by Dan Siegel

True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart – by Tara Brach


Center for Mindfulness (UMASS)
Center for Self-Compassion
Center for Healthy Minds
Mindfulness Center (Brown University)
American Mindfulness Research Association
Resources on Mindfulness (mindful.org)

Mobile Apps

Insight Timer
Ten Percent Happier

Guided Mindfulness Meditation Recordings

UC San Diego Mindfulness Center
Tara Brach

Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and their parents) – by Eline Snel (book and CD)
Mindfulness for Teens – by Dzung Vu (book / free audio / excellent website)


Mind Body Baby: How to Overcome Stress & Enhance your Fertility with CBT, Mindfulness & Good Nutrition – by Ann Bracken

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Mindful Birthing: Training the Mind, Body, and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond – by Nancy Bardacke

Mindful Motherhood: Practical Tools for Staying Sane During Pregnancy and your Child’s First Year – by Cassandra Vieten

Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting – by Myla & Jon Kabat-Zinn