Addtional Free Guided Mindfulness Practices

Self-Compassion Guided Meditations and Exercises – Powerful practices in the important area of self-compassion by Dr. Kristin Neff. 

Tara Brach Guided Meditations - Variety of guided mindfulness meditations, and much more.

UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness - Guided audio and video files to practice Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction meditations and yoga.  If yoga practice on the floor is too difficult for one’s condition, this site includes video instruction for yoga poses that can be done in a chair.

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.

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

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

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

 

Recommended Books on Mindfulness from Buddhist Teachers

Goldstein, Joseph, and Kornfield, Jack (1987). Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: The Path of Insight Meditation. Boston, MA: Shambhala.

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

Roshi, Suzuki (1970). Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind. NY: Walker/Weatherhill.

 

Recommended Books on Buddhism and Psychology

Tift, Bruce (2015). Already Free: Buddhism Meets Psychotherapy on the Path to Liberation. Boulder, CO: Sounds True.

Welwood, John (2002). Toward a Psychology of Awakening: Buddhism, Psychotherapy, and the Path of Personal and Spiritual Transformation. Boston, MA: Shambhala.

 

Recommended Apps

Insight Timer Meditation Offers the soothing sound of a bell to begin and end meditations, as well as guided meditations.

10% Happier - Daily videos and audio guided meditation instruction with newsman Dan Harris hosting well known meditation teachers, such as Joseph Goldstein.