Recommended Reading for Mindfulness, Relaxation and Related Approaches

Mindfulness and Relaxation
Recommended reading list

Mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR)
Jon Kabat-Zinn- Full catastrophe living

Jon Kabat-Zinn- Wherever you go, there you are
Morris Books (Lexington) gives a 10% discount to those referred by Dr Patterson

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Stahl, Meleo-Meyer, Koerbel- A mindfulness based stress reduction workbook for anxiety

Mindfulness resources other than MBSR
Jan Chozen Bays MD- Mindful eating- A guide to rediscovering a healthy and joyful relationship wit food (includes CD)

Sharon Salzberg- The Force of Kindness- Change your life with love and compassion)

Ruth Baer- The practicing happiness workbook

Barry Boyce- The mindfulness revolution

Jack Kornfield- Meditation for beginners

Jack Kornfield- The art of forgiveness, loving kindness and peace

Pema Chodron- How to meditate
CD set

Thich Nhat Hanh- The miracle of mindfulness

Thich Nhat Hanh- Present moment, wonderful moment

Sitting still like a frog –Mindfulness exercises for kids (and their parents)

Relaxation Response
Herbert Benson MD- The relaxation response

Herbert Benson- Relaxation revolution

Science of Mind Body Medicine
Esther Sternberg MD-
The Balance Within-The science connecting health and emotions

Buddhist/Christian/Jewish/Islamic parallels

Thich Nhat Hanh- Living Buddha, Living Christ

Thich Nhat Hanh- Going home ; Jesus and Buddha as brothers

The Center for Jewish Mindfulness

Spirituality in clinical practice- An Islamic perspective (powerpoint),d.aWw

Centering Prayer (Christian contemplative practice)

Thomas Keating- Open mind, open heart

David Frenette- The path of centering prayer