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Resources

 

Here you will find a variety of resources chosen by mindfulness4wellness.org and designed to inform and inspire your mindfulness practice.

 

Web Pages 

http://www.bemindful.co.uk/

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/pages/mindfulness.aspx

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/a-to-z/m/mindfulness

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34579036

http://www.mindfulnessinschools.org

 

Videos

Jon Kabat-Zinn is a Professor of Medicine Emeritus, bestselling author and founder of the ground breaking Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programme. He is the founding Executive Director of the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Jon is known internationally as a scientist, meditation teacher and a pioneer in bringing mindfulness into mainstream society and medicine. Here he outlines what mindfulness is:                                                                            

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmEo6RI4Wvs

 

Here is an introduction to Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction by Jon Kabat-Zinn and colleagues at Center for Mindfulness:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bttwy0Ub42w

 

Vidyamala Burch is co-founder of Breathworks, the internationally acclaimed mindfulness organisation based in the UK. Breathworks arose out of her experience using mindfulness to manage severe pain following spinal injuries in her teens. Vidyamala trains and teaches mindfulness internationally. She has written several books including Mindfulness for Health with Penny Denman which provides the reading support for the 8 week programme for people living with pain, illness and stress. Here she presents the book and the programme:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ehrl2hYGz9Y

 

Mark Williams is Emeritus Professor of Clinical Psychology at Oxford and was also the Director of the Oxford Mindfulness Centre until his retirement in 2013.Professor Williams, along with colleagues John Teasdale (Cambridge) and Zindel Segal (Toronto), developed Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy  for prevention of relapse and recurrence in major depression. Here he explains Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KG4xaA3y948

 

Books

On Mindfulness-based applications and on Compassion:

Burch & Penman, 2013 - Mindfulness for Health: Relieving pain, reducing stress and restoring wellbeing. Piatkus

 

Burch, V., 2008 Living Well with Pain and Illness. Piatkus

 

Jon Kabat-Zinn, 2005 - Full Catastrophe Living, Piatkus

 

Segal, Williams & Teasdale, 2013 - Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, The Guilford Press

Williams, Teasdale, Segal & Kabat-Zinn-The Mindful Way Through Depression, The Guilford Press

 

M. Williams & D. Penman, 2011-Mindfulness: a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world. Piatkus

 

Germer, C.K., 2009 The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion. Guilford Press

 

Gilbert, P. & Choden, 2013 Mindful Compassion - Using the power of Mindfulness and Compassion to transform our lives. Robinson, London.

 

On Mindfulness Meditation

Thich Nhat Hanh

   - The Miracle of Mindfulness, Rider

   - Peace is Every Step, Bantam

 

Henepola Gunaratana

Mindfulness in Plain English, Wisdom

 

Pema Chodron

   - When Things Fall Apart, Element

   - The Places that Scare You, Element

 

Shunryu Suzuki

Zen Mind, Beginners's Mind, Weatherhill, New York

 

Eckhart Tolle                                                                                                                                

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment, Mobious

 

Claire Irvin and Vidyamala Burch                                                                                    

Mindfulness for Women: Declutter your mind, simplify your life, find time to 'be'

 

Chogyam Trungpa

   - The Myth of Freedom, Shambhala

   - Meditation in Action, Shambhala

 

Jack Kornfield                                                                                                                            

A Path with Heart, Rider

 

Claire Irvin and Vidyamala Burch                                                                                    

Mindfulness for Women: Declutter your mind, simplify your life, find time to 'be'

 

On Shiatsu

The Book of Shiatsu: Healing Art of Finger Pressure Paperback – 27 Jun 2015                            

by Saul Goodman

 

The Book of Shiatsu: Vitality and Health Through the Art of Touch– 2014                            

by Paul Lundberg & Ruth Jenkinson

 

Sei-Ki: Life in Resonance - The Secret Art of Shiatsu - 2011                                                

by Alice Whieldon and Akinobu Kishi

 

On Mindful Movement

Mindful Movements by Thich Nhat Hanh & W. Vriezen – Parallax Press, 2008

 

Mindful Movement: the Breathworks Way by Vidyamala Burch – Breathworks, 2011

 

Embodied Lives- edited by Katya Bloom, Margit Galanter and Sandra Reeve, Triarchy Press, 2014

 

On Breathing and Chronic Pain Relief

Fahri, D., 1996 The Breathing Book . Holt 1996

 

Gay Hendricks,1995 Conscious Breathing Bantam Books

 

Pain Relief without Drugs -A Self-Help Guide for Chronic Pain and Trauma

by Jan Sadler. Healing Arts Press, 2007

 

Chronic Pain: The Complete Guide to Relief by Arthur C Klein. Constable 2001

 

Pain - The Science of Suffering  by Patrick Wall. Phoenix 2000.