Recommended Books on Mindfulness Practice:

  • The Joy Compass by Donald Altman
  • One-Minute Mindfulness: 50 Simple Ways to Find Peace, Clarity and New Possibilities in a Stressed Out World by Donald Altman
  • Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living by Pema Chodron
  • Smile: 365 Happy Meditations by Richard Kirsten Daiensai
  • Full Catastrophe Living (Revised Edition): Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Wherever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • The Art of Forgiveness, Loving-Kindness, and Peace by Jack Kornfield
  • The How of Happiness: A New Approach to Getting the Life You Want by Sonja Lyubomirsky
  • Staying Well With Guided Imagery by Belleruth Naparstek
  • Loving-kindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness by Sharon Salzberg
  • The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Mindfulness Skills Workbook by Burdick
  • 101 Mindful Ways to Build Resilience by Donald Altman
  • Real Happiness by Sharon Salzberg

Recommended Books for Depression/Anxiety:

  • Unstuck: Your Guide to the Seven-Stage Journey Out of Depression by James Gordon
  • The Mindful Way Through Depression by Jon Kabat-Zinn et al
  • Finding Hope: Ways to See Life in a Brighter Light by R.F. Jevne and J.E. Miller
  • Undoing Perpetual Stress: The Missing Connection Between Depression, Anxiety and 21stCentury Illness by Richard O’Connor
  • You Are Not Your Brain: The 4-Step Solution for Changing Bad Habits, Ending Unhealthy Thinking, and Taking Control of Your Life by Schwartz and Gladding

Recommended Books for Clinicians:

  • Brain2Brain: Enacting Client Change through the Persuasive Power of Neuroscience by John Arden
  • Mindfulness-based Treatment Approaches by Ruth Baer
  • Mindfulness and Acceptance: Expanding the Cognitive Behavioral Tradition by Steven Hayes
  • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter A. Levine
  • A Clinician's Guide to Teaching Mindfulness: The Comprehensive Session-by-Session Program for Mental Health Professionals by Christiane Wolf
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression by Zindel Segal et al
  • Mindfulness Skills Workbook by Burdick

Recommended Books on Science:

  • The Emotional Life of your Brain by Richard Davidson and Sharon Begley
  • Train Your Brain, Change Your Mind by Sharon Begley
  • Happiness: Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth by Ed Diener and Robert Biswas-Diener
  • Hardwiring Happiness by Rick Hansen
  • The Compassionate Brain: How Empathy creates Intelligence by Gerald Huther
  • You Are Not Your Brain: The 4-Step Solution for Changing Bad Habits, Ending Unhealthy Thinking, and Taking Control of Your Life by Schwartz and Gladding
  • Buddha’s Brain by Rick Hanson

General Book Recommendations:

  • The Anatomy of Hope by Jerome Grooman
  • The Scalpel and the Soul by Allan Hamilton and Andrew Well

Recommended Books for Parents/Kids/Teachers:

  • The Great Big Book of Hope: Help Your Children Achieve Their Dreams by Diane McDermott
  • Parenting From the Inside Out by Dan Seigel
  • A Handful of Quiet by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Child’s Mind by Christopher Willard
  • Breathe, Chill by Lisa Roberts
  • A Still Quiet Place by Amy Saltzman

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