Books About Mindfulness

xxx The Mindful Athlete by George Mumford For those of us who work with kids who may be struggling or having difficulty with their performance in school, sports, or life, I thought I would highlight my friend, mindfulness teacher George Mumford and his book!  George Mumford has taught mindfulness to some of the greatest athletes in the world. Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant... (October 15, 2017)
Wherever You Go, There You Are Wherever You Go, There You Are, written by Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program and one of the most important figures in bringing mindfulness into the Western scientific mainstream, is a beautifully written introduction to mindfulness.
Full Catastrophe Living Full Catastrophe Living draws on Kabat-Zinn’s experience of developing Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at the University of Massachusetts and provides an in-depth summary of his approach and thinking.
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy is the manual for the 8-week mindfulness program developed to treat recurrent depression and recommended by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence.  It contains detailed lesson plans for all sessions of the programme as well as valuable discussions on key teaching skills such as guiding practices and the inquiry process.
Mindfulness in Plain English Mindfulness in Plain English is a wonderfully clear and straightforward explanation of mindfulness meditation.  Venerable Henepola Gunaratana’s conversational style, deeply spiritual yet nondenominational approach invites readers of all backgrounds to experience the fruits of meditative awareness.
The Miracle of Mindfulness The Miracle of Mindfulness, written by one of the world’s most revered mindfulness teachers – Thich Nhat Hanh –  is at once simple, poetic and powerful. 
Educating from the Heart Educating from the Heart is a beacon of light in the current context of education.  It is a must-read for all practicing school administrators and should be incorporated into any leadership development program for educators.
A Mindful Nation A Mindful Nation is a clear and compelling view challenging us all to explore the far-reaching effects of mindfulness in our national discourse.
Heal The Craving Mind, by Judson Brewer A leading neuroscientist and pioneer in the study of mindfulness explains why addictions are so tenacious and how we can learn to conquer them.
Heal Thy Self Heal Thy Self: Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine by Saki Santorelli. Today we are experiencing extraordinary technological advances in the diagnosis and treatment of illness while at the same time learning to take more responsibility for our own health and well-being. In this book, Saki Santorelli, director of the nationally acclaimed Stress Reduction Clinic, explores the ancient roots of medicine, and shows us how to introduce mindfulness into the crucible of the healing relationship.
Teaching Mindfulness Teaching Mindfulness A Practical Guide for Clinicians and Educators, by McCown, Reibel, Micozzi. The applications and use of mindfulness-based interventions in medicine, mental health care, and education have been expanding as rapidly as the empirical evidence base that is validating and recommending them. This growth has created a powerful demand for professionals who can effectively deliver these interventions, and for the training of new professionals who can enter the fold.
xxx The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life by Parker J. Palmer.