Over my years of teaching Mindfulness meditation I've been constantly
asked for recommendations on resources that will
help people build and maintain their meditation practice.
Below are a range of resources I've selected to
help you grow in your knowledge of Mindfulness and use its potential in
your life. I hope you find them helpful and enjoyable.
BOOKS & AUDIO: highly recommended on Mindfulness & related subjects
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Wherever You Go There You Are - by Jon Kabat Zinn
The iconic figure of modern-day Mindfulness practice and application, Jon Kabat-Zinn maps out a
simple path for cultivating mindfulness in one's own life. This
book speaks in
creative and accessible
ways both to those coming to meditation for the first time and to long-time
practitioners - anyone
interested reclaiming the richness of the present moment.
fresh, practical and effective method for healing from addiction
that can help us handle
important challenges, from managing anxiety and resisting cravings to
dealing with emotional and
In this book
The Chopra Centre founders David Simon MD
and bestselling author and personal-growth
expert Deepak Chopra outline
their revolutionary approach that defies outmoded ideas about recovery,
particularly that people 'are' their addictions
or that they are powerless to control them. By integrating
the best of Western research with Eastern traditions, they give anyone the tools to
uncover the true
cause of their addiction and provide comprehensive
steps to end it for good.
noted PGA Tour coach and a respected Buddhist teacher, Joseph Parent
draws on this natural
connection to teach golfers a more consistent and less frustrating game,
and consequently how to lower
their scores: "When body and mind are synchronised, we can uncover our
inherent dignity and
confidence. The ultimate goal is not just to help people become better
golfers, but better human beings."
This is a book with a DVD and audio CD featuring esteemed Buddhist
master Thich Nhat Hanh and
one of his principle students, Anh-Huong Nguyen. Together illuminate the
central tenets of the art of
In this 70-minute video, Jon Kabat-Zinn delivers a mindfulness
meditation workshop for Google employees (75 minutes).
OTHER RESOURCES to help
you practice Mindfulness
Mindfulness chime for your computer This simple computer program sets up a periodic chime on your PC
that reminds you to be mindful,
to perhaps stop, relax and take a breath, to spend a
few moments to come back to the present
moment, and to refect on how you are feeling right now.
You can set the frequency of the chime, and the type of bell sound
This PowerPoint-based reflection presentation by Mandy Lamkin helps you create the perfect
rest and reflection. (Note that this file has a sound track).
Download the file by clicking here
(ZIPPED PPS file 8MB, 3 mins in length)
This following video features the voice of revered Mindfulness
teacher, Thich Nhat Hahn (7 mins):