Recommended Resources on Mindfulness

Recommended Resources on Mindfulness
by Good Samaritans Social Worker,  Ben Gaibel

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With the growing popularity of mindfulness in the West, it can be hard to pick from the endless options of information that is rapidly increasing on the topic.  To help narrow it down for you, here are some of our favorite books, websites with free guided meditations, as well as a smart phone app to help you learn and practice mindfulness:

Recommended Books on Mindfulness

Burch, Vidyamala, and Penman, Danny (2013). You are Not Your Pain: Using Mindfulness to Relieve Pain, Reduce Stress, and Restore Well-Being: An Eight Week Program. New York, NY: Flatiron Books.

Hanh, Thich Nhat  (1987). The Miracle of Mindfulness. Boston, MA Beacon.

Kabat-Zinn, Jon (1990). Full Catastrophe Living. New York: Delacorte.

Kabat-Zinn, Jon (2012). Mindfulness for Beginners. Boulder, CO: Sounds True.

Tan, Chade-Meng (2012). Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace). New York: HarperCollins.

Williams, M., J. Teasdale, Z. Segal, and J. Kabat-Zinn (2007). The Mindful Way Through Depression. New York: Guilford Press.

Recommended Websites with Free Guided Meditations

http://elishagoldstein.com/ecourses/basics-of-mindfulness-meditation/resources

Free Audio MP3 recordings of guided mindfulness

http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/mindfulness/programs/mbsr/Pages/audio.aspx

Free Audio MP3 recordings of guided mindfulness

http://www.tarabrach.com/audioarchives-guided-meditations.html

Free audio MP3 recordings of guided mindfulness, and much more

Recommended Smart Phone App

Insight Timer – Meditation

Offers the soothing sound of a bell as a timer to begin and end meditations

2 responses to “Recommended Resources on Mindfulness

  1. Hi Ben,

    Good to see you posting. 🙂 I appreciate the summary for a multitude of resources. Great reminder. I hope you are doing well.

    Sincerely,
    Bea

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