Present Moment Awareness by Shannon Duncan
This great little book expands on all of the areas described in this booklet. Easy to read. Great exercises.
Diamond Mind: A Psychology of Meditation by Robert Nairn
Excellent, easy to follow book filled with golden nuggets of information and exercises
Everyday Zen by Charlotte Joko Beck
Every line in this book teaches you something invaluable. Could be re-read a million times. Most western Mindfulness practitioners swear by this book.
Zen O’Clock: Time to be by Scott Shaw
A pocket book that will save your life if you’re ever caught waiting in a queue or on a long journey. Jolts you back into the here-and-now. Brilliant!
Wherever You Go There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn
Excellent book that explores mindfulness techniques in short easily digestable chapters.
Full Catastrophy Living: How to cope with stress, pain and illness using mindfulness meditation by Jon Kabat-Zinn
There is a lot in this but it is also a VERY big read (470 pages)
The Zen Path Through Depression by Philip Martin
Succinct chapters dealing with various aspects of depression. Excellent meditation exercises
Awareness by Anthony De Mello
I would rate this as one of the most inspiring and practical books I have ever read.
The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle
Terrific book. Apparently Meg Ryan recommended it to Oprah Winfrey. There is a shortened version called Practising The Power of Now – if you don’t like a big read.
Stop Thinking Start Living by Richard Carlson
Does exactly what it says on the cover. Great if endless thinking is your number one problem.
Mindful Recovery: A Spiritual Path to Healing from Addiction by Thomas Bien & Beverly Bien
Excellent book combining mindfulness and psychology. This will help anyone suffering from ANY addiction – alcohol, shopping, relationships, sex, eating etc
www.umassmed.edu/cfm/ Centre for Mindfulness (Jon Kabat-Zinn)
www.mindfulnesstapes.com/ Recordings by Jon Kabat-Zinn
www.deeshan.com Get the daily meditation tip/quote
www.springwatercenter.org Check out Toni Packer’s articles
www.bemindful.co.uk (Mental Health Foundation – UK)
Nothing Special – Joko Beck – available from www.willkefilm.de
Available from www.audible.co.uk
Pure Meditation – Pema Chodron
Living Everyday Zen – Joko Beck – 3 CDs