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  • Resources for MBSR and mPEAK

    Additional Resources and Links

    Mindfulness Center, Brown University, Community Mindfulness Sessions

    Daily meditations via Zoom with Copper Beech Institute of Hartford, CT; once-weekly evening candlelight meditation and once-monthly BIPOC meditation group

    Free webinars and daily meditations through the Garrison Institute’s Virtual Sanctuary in NY, and once-weekly BIPOC group



    • Mindfulness in Plain English, Henepola Gnaratana
    • Radical Acceptance & Radical Compassion, Tara Brach
    • Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out by Ruth King 
    • Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening, Joseph Goldstein
    • Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness: Practices for Safe and Transformative Healing, David A. Treleaven
    • The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma Bessel Van Der Kolk
    • One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism, Joseph Goldstein
    • Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hahn
    • Start Where You Are or When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron
    • Awake in the Wild: Mindfulness in Nature as a path of Self Discovery by Mark Coleman 
    • Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness; Jon Kabat-Zinn
    •  Wherever You Go, There You Are; Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D
    • A Path with Heart, & After the Ecstasy the Laundry, Jack Kornfield
    • The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness by Rhonda V. Magee
    • The Black Women’s Yoga History Book by Stephanie Evans
    • What’s Beyond Mindfulness? by Stephen Fulder
    • Self Compassion, Kristen Neff
    • Lovingkindness, The Revolutionary Art of Happiness, Salzberg, Sharon 
    • Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation by Jasmine Syedullah, Lama Rod Owens, and Angel Kyodo Williams
    • The Heart of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction: A Guide for Clinicians and Clients, Rosenbaum, Elana
    • Being Well (even when you’re sick): Mindfulness Practices for People Living with Cancer and Other Serious Illness, Elana Rosenbaum
    • Here for Now: living well with cancer through mindfulness, Elana Rosenbaum
    • Freeing Yourself From Chronic Unhappiness; Mark
    •  Williams, John Teasdale and Jon Kabat-Zinn
    • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression, Siegel, Williams, Teasdale
    • The Mindful Way Workbook, Teasdale, Williams, Segel
    • Eating Mindfully, Susan Albers, Psy.D.
    • The Mindfulness-Based Eating Solution, Lynn Rossy, PhD.
    • Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers, Robert M. Sapolsky
    • Buddha’s Brain, Rick Hanson, Ph.D.
    • The Craving Mind, Judson Brewer
    • Heal Thy Self, Saki Santorelli
    • Real Change, Sharon Salzberg
    • Peak Mind, Amishi P. Jha, PhD.
    • My Grandmother’s Hands by Resmaa Menakem
    • You Belong: A Call for Connection by Sebene Selassie
    • Awakening Together by Larry Yang
    • No Mud, No Lotus by Thich Nhat Hanh
    • Radical Friendship: Seven Ways to Love Yourself and to Find Your People in an Unjust World by Kate Johnson
    • The Mindful Christian: Cultivation a Life of Intentionality, Openess, and Faith by Irene Kraegel
    • A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage and Wisdom at Any Moment by Spring Washam
    • Healing Rage: Women Making Inner Peace Possible by Ruth King
    • Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi


    • The Connection: Mind Your Body (Shannon Harvey director) Her newsletter is excellent
    • My Year of Living Mindfully (Shannon Harvey director) trailer


    Dharma Seed (free talks, resources):


    • Insight timer

    • Calm

    • 10% Happier

    Meditation Retreat Centers (silent and non-silent retreats, on-land and online)

    Just a few of many! Would highly recommend a silent meditation retreat if the causes/conditions ever align to do so.

    Insight Meditation Society, Barre, MA

    Copper Beech Institute, Hartford, CT

    Garrison Institute, Garrison, NY

    New York Insight, NYC

    Spirit Rock Meditation Center, CA


    Mindful poetry (includes many of those read in class)