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     Healthy Minds (short podcast-style lessons with active and seated meditations, based on          the best neuroscience)

     Insight Timer (many different types of meditation with Mick's at

     Plum Village (from the community of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh)

     Eat Right Now (subscription mindful eating app from Judson Brewer)



Shauna Shapiro's Ted Talk, The Power of Mindfulness

Gratitude The Short Film by Louie Schwartzberg

Live Fully Now - Alan Watts

Kobe Bryant & Phil Jackson

Matthieu Ricard, How to Let Altruism Be Your Guide

David Steindl-Rast, Want to be Happy? Be Grateful

Judson Brewer's Ted Talk on mindfulness and breaking bad habits

Anderson Cooper’s initial experience with mindfulness on 60 Minutes

Ron Siegel’s Google Talk on the Science of Mindfulness


New York Times article on how to meditate


       Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat Zinn (Comprehensive description of MBSR program)

       The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh

       The Wise Heart by Jack Kornfield

       Happiness is an Inside Job by Sylvia Boorstein 

       Peak Mind by Amishi Jha

       The Upside of Stress by Kelly McGonigal

       Self-Compassion by Kristen Neff

       Altered Traits by Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson, (good summary of current research on              mindfulness practice)



UC San Diego Center for Mindfulness Resources (Lots of great resources: guided meditations, audio, videos and poetry)

For Healthcare Professionals


Stanford WellMD Mindfulness

UCSF Center for Mindfulness in Surgery

University of Rochester Mindful Practice program


Carter Lebares, MD, UCSF Dept. of Surgery Grand Rounds, Mental Training for Surgeons:                   Better, Stronger, Faster and Happier?

Mindfulness in the Military, Amishi Jha, Major General Piatt, Anderson Cooper

Mindfulness in the UK Parliament



Is Mindfulness Relevant to Medical Education? From Oxford Mindfulness Centre

Efficacy of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Training in Surgery from UCSF

New York Times article on Mindfulness in the Military

NPR, Does Taking Time For Compassion Make Doctors Better At Their Jobs?

Reading List from the University of Rochester Medical Center


Amishi Jha, Peak Mind


Ronald Epstein, M.D., Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity (how mindfulness can be

useful in the practice of medicine)

Daniel Goleman and Richard Davidson, Altered Traits (good summary of current research on mindfulness practice)


Compassionomics: The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence that Caring Makes a Difference by Stephen Trzeciak


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