Below are a few collected resources. Most of the books are aimed at early practitioners.

Links to mindfulness techniques

Recommended Mindfulness Books

Among the many dozens of titles on mindfulness practice, here are some I recommend:

  • Fully Present, The Science, Art & Practice of Mindfulness, Smalley & Winston
  • Full Catastrophe Living, and Wherever You Go, There You Are, John Kabat-Zinn
  • How to Train a Wild Elephant & other Adventures in Mindfulness, Jan Chosen Bays
  • Mindfulness in Plain English, Bhante Gunaratana
  • Real Happiness, The Power of Meditation, and Real Happiness at Work, Sharon Salzburg
  • Radical Allowance, Tara Brach

Recommended Books on Heartfulness (Metta, Compassion, etc.)

  • Lovingkindness, Sharon Salzberg
  • Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind, Kristin Neff
  • The Mindful Path to Self-CompassionFreeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions, Christopher Germer
  • Heart of the Revolution, Noah Levine

Books on Mindfulness, Neuroscience and Psychotherapy

  • Buddha’s Brain and Hardwiring Happiness, Rick Hansen
  • Mindsight, or The Mindful Brain, or The Mindful Therapist, or other titles by Dan Siegel

Insight (Vipassana) Meditation Books

  • The Beginner’s Guide to Insight Meditation, Weisman & Smith
  • Insight Meditation, The Practice of Freedom, Joseph Goldstein
  • Seeking the Heart of Wisdom, The Path of Insight Meditation, Goldstein & Kornfield
  • Thoughts Without a Thinker, Mark Epstein

Mindfulness-based Addiction Recovery

  • One Breath at a Time, Buddhism and the Twelve Steps, Kevin Griffin
  • Refuge Recovery, Noah Levine
  • Let Go, A Buddhist Guide to Breaking Free of Habits, Martine Bachelor

Meditation Centers

Cheryl teaches at, or is otherwise affiliated with, these groups:

Other recommended centers:

Links to other Resource pages



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