Mindfulness-Based Interventions

  • Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Full Catastrophe Living; Coping with Stress, Pain and Illness, using Mindfulness Meditation.
  • Santorelli, Saki. Heal Thy Self: Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine.
  • Segal Zindel, Teasdale William, Williams Mark. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression.
  • Orsillo, Susan. The Mindful Way through Anxiety.
  • Semple Randye, Lee Jennifer, Williams Mark. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Anxious Children.

General Mindfulness

  • Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Wherever You Go There You Are.
  • Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World through Mindfulness.
  • Kabat-Zinn Jon. Mindfulness for Beginners.
  • Williams Mark. An 8-week programme for Finding Peace in a Frantic World.
  • Williams Mark, Segal, Zindel, Teasdale William, Kabat-Zinn Jon. The Mindful way through Depression: Freeing yourself from Chronic Unhappiness.
  • Siegel Ronald. The Mindfulness Solution.
  • Thich Nhat Hanh. Peace is Every Step.

Mindfulness and Buddhism

  • Rosenberg, Larry. Breath by Breath: The Liberating Process of Insight Meditation.
  • Salzburg, Sharon. A heart as wide as the world: Stories on the path of Loving-Kindness.
  • Salzburg, Sharon. Faith: Trusting your own Deepest Experience.
  • Chodron, Pema. When Things Fall Apart: Heart advice for Difficult Times.

Pure Awareness

  • Tolle, Eckhart. The Power of Now
  • Tolle, Eckhart. A New Earth
  • Adyashanti. Falling into Grace
  • Maharaj Nisagadartha. I am That
  • Ram Dass. Be Here Now

Spirituality and Meditation

  • Goleman, Daniel. The Meditative Mind
  • Kornfield, Jack. A Path with Heart
  • Ricard, Matthieu. Happiness

Mindfulness and the Brain

  • Siegel Daniel. The Mindful Brain
  • Siegel Daniel. Mindsight
  • Hanson, Rick. Buddha’s Brain
  • Davidson, Richard. The Emotional Life of your Brain

Mindfulness and Psychotherapy

  • Epstein, Mark. Going on Being
  • Epstein, Mark. Going To Pieces Without Falling Apart
  • Epstein Mark. Thoughts without a Thinker
  • Bennet-Goleman, Tara. Emotional Alchemy


  • Sapolsky, Robert. Why Zebras Don’t Get Ulcers
  • McEwen, Bruce. The End of Stress as We Know it

Integral Theory and Practice

  • Wilber, Ken. Grace and Grit
  • Wilber, Ken. Integral Psychology
  • Wilber, Ken. Integral Spirituality

Mindfulness and Food

  • Anita Johnson. Eating in the Light of the Moon.
  • Christiane Northup, Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom: A guide to creating physical and emotional health and healing.
  • Geneen Roth. Women, God and Food – an Unexpected Path to almost Everything.
  • Jan Chozen Bays, Mindful Eating: A Guide to Rediscovering a Healthy and Joyful relationship with Food.

Mindfulness and Parenting

  • Kabat-Zinn, Myla and Jon. Everyday Blessings: The Inner Workings of Mindful Parenting.
  • Daniel J. Siegel, Mary Hartzell. Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive.
  • Thich Nhat Hanh, Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children.

Poets used in Teaching MBIs

  • David Whyte
  • Mary Oliver
  • T.S. Eliot
  • Rumi
  • Kabir
  • Hafiz
  • Rilke
  • Pablo Neruda
  • Goethe
  • Antonio Machado
  • Naomi Shihab Nye
  • Derek Walcott
  • John O’Donohue