Mindful Resources


General Resources



  • Mark Williams & Danny Penman. Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world (includes CD with guided meditations).

  • John Teasdale, Mark Williams & Zindel Segal. The Mindful Way Workbook: An 8-week program to free yourself from depression and emotional distress. Guilford, New York (includes an MP3 / CD and downloads of guided meditations).

  • Jon Kabat-Zinn. Full Catastrophe Living. Using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain and illness [the original book detailing the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction – MBSR - course].

  • Jon Kabat-Zinn. Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the present moment and your life.

  • Kate Carne. Seven Secrets of Mindfulness: how to keep your everyday practice alive.



  • Mark Williams, Zindel Segal, John Teasdale & Jon Kabat-Zinn. The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness (includes CD with guided meditations; the fuller MBCT course with emphasis on depression but helpful for various kinds of distress).

Parenting, Childbirth and for Children

  • Jon & Myla Kabat-Zinn. Everyday Blessings. The inner work of mindful parenting.

  • Shauna Shapiro & Chris Whyte. Mindful Discipline: A loving approach to setting limits and raising an emotionally intelligent child.

  • Nancy Bardacke. Mindful Birthing: Training the mind, body & heart for childbirth and beyond.

  • Sian Warriner. How to have a Mindful Pregnancy and Birth.

  • Susan Kaiser Greenland. The Mindful Child.

  • Mark Pallis & Christiane Kerr. Crab and Whale: a new way to introduce mindfulness to kids. 

  • Thich Nat Hanh. Planting Seeds - Practicing Mindfulness with Children.

Digital Resources 

Websites Courses:

  • New Forest Mindfulness: For details of our 8-week mindfulness courses in the New Forest area, retreat days, sitting group and other events.

  • https://bamba.org.uk BAMBA -the British Association of Mindfulness-Based Approaches (includes UK listing of approved mindfulness teachers and good practice guidelines for those wishing to teach mindfulness based courses)

  • www.mindful.org (Has a monthly magazine you can subscribe to mindfulness articles and resources)


Audio of Mindfulness Practices

Other Websites

  1. https://goamra.org/publications/mindfulness-research-monthly a web-based research publication from the American Mindfulness Research Association

  2. http://www.mbct.co.uk Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) homepage

  3. http://www.mindfulbirthing.org/ Nancy Bardacke’s website Programmes for Mindful Family Living

  4. http://www.umassmed.edu/cfm/ Center for Mindfulness (CFM), University of

    Massachusetts Medical School

  5. www.bemindful.co.uk Mental Health Foundation, Online Mindfulness Programme

  6. www.gaiahouse.co.uk Gaia House, Retreat Centre, West Ogwell, Nr Newton Abbot, Devon

  7.  https://www.sharphamtrust.org Retreat Centre, Ashprington, Nr Totnes, Devon

Live Online Mindfulness Practice Sessions: