There are a range of resources on this page including vidoes, articles and the details of training organisations. You might also like to check out the daily digest page which you can find on this site under 'Resources'. 


The Anatomy of Melancholy

Depression is a Disease of Civilization

Ruby Wax Talks About Mindfulness and Depression

What Is Mindfulness?

The Single, Most Important Thing You Can Do To Manage Stress

How Meditation Changes the Brain

Feeling Uplifted

Can You Medicate Meditation?  The Relationship Between Anti-depressants and Meditation.  August 23rd 2013

Mindfulness and Depression - Spectacular Reaseach Results  - Professor Mark Williams

It's Official...Mindfulness Meditation is good for Depression NHS  

Mindfulness Meditation on the BBC...How it Helps Stress and Pain

The Founder of Breathworks talking aobut her latest book 'Mindfulness for Health'

Meditation Isnt Enough: Dont Feel Like You Have To Go It Alone


Mindfulness in Schools

Richard Burnett: The Mindfulness in Schools Project

Katherine Weare Talks About Mindfulness in Schools                                      

Mindfulness for Kids



The Compassion Mind: Science Shows Why It's Healthy and How It Spreads

Can We Teach Kindness?

Self-Compassion Project - Interview with Dr. Barbara Markway

Friendship and Community

25 Women Writers Share Their Best Self-Compassion Tips



Living with Passion

Your State of Mind Affects Your Wellbeing

Working with Fear

Negative Emotions are Key to Our Wellbeing

The Top 5 Regrets of the Dying

Meditation's Effects on Emotions Shown to Persist

Oh mindfulness meditation, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways.  < style=" letter-spacing: 0px;">Mindfulness Meditation Benefits: 20 Reasons Why It's Good For Your Mental/Physical Health

Do Women and Men Deal with Stress Differently? The Attend and Befriend Response of Women

Dharma Without Dogma


Mindfulness Training and Courses

Breathworks Mindfulness Training and Research Organisation

Breathworks Retreats

Breathworks Mindfulness Manchester


Breathworks Recovery Programme - Participant's Experience






Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice

Oxford Mindfulness Centre, Oxford University. Dept. of Psychiatry

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)

Centre for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health and Care Society,

University of Massachusetts.

Mood Disorders Centre, University of Exeter, Devon.

Jon Kabat-Zinn CD guided meditations

Stress Reduction and Cognitive Therapy Courses in the UK




Mental Health Foundation


 run Institue

The Karuna Institute


Where To Find Talks

Dharma Seed - Dharma Talks

Wildmind Buddhist Meditation

Free Buddhist Audio

Audio Dharma

TED Ideas Worth Spreading


Talks To Listen To

Vidyamala Burch Talks About Pain, Illness and Mindfulness, Conscious TV

Beginnings of Mindfulness-based Approaches to Stress

10-minute clip from the DVD released by the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Healthcare and Society

Tara Brach Attend and Befriend - The Fear Body

Tara Brach 'Stepping Out of The Cave'

Mindfulness and Fear: Tsoknyi Rinpoche

Grief: Gil Fronsdal

Hospice Dr, Kate Kirkwood Talks About Mindfulness on Radio 4


More Videos To Watch...

Empathy and Compassion in Society

Imagine a Generation of Children Who Love and Respect Themselves

The Power of Vulnerability: Brene Brown

Listening to Shame: Brene Brown

Gangaji Self-hatred

Dr. Rick Hanson: How to work towards greater emotional wellbeing, healthier relationships and more effective actions.

The Science of Compassion Barbara Fredrickson

Dalai Lama Talks About Compassion in Derry

Mindful Eating

Moments of Perfection

ReWild: Mindfulness of Surroundings

Transformative Change, Martin Aylward      

Compassionate Presence in Health Care, Christine Longaker

Why Abused Women Stay In Bad Relationships: Nothing Left Out

Nature, beauty, gratitude - Louie Schwarzberg

Joanna Macy The Shambhala Warrior Prophecy

Retreat Centres 

Taraloka Women's Retreat Centre

Gaia House Meditation Retreat Centre, Devon

Ekuthuleni Retreat Centre, France

Glad to be Alive Music

Van Morrison Precious Time

atalie Merchant Kind and Generous

Stephen Stills

Natalie Merchant 

Patti Smith: People Have The Power

Omar Solsa Dance of Reflection

Mozart Soave Sia Il Vento

Pavarotti Nessun Dorma

John Lennon Imagine

What a Wonderful World 


Therapists and Practitioners

Wiebka Pausch

Pool of Life Yoga, Liverpool

Philippa Bellis

Core Process Therapy - to find a therapist in your area please visit The Karuna Institute:

Teach Yourself Mindfulness

Mindfulness CIC

One to One, Group and Workplace Mindfulness Training in the Cardiff Area.
Dr Chris Joseph

Many people find reading about mindfulness helps ground their meditation practice and deepen their understanding.  Books with a '*' are highly recommended.



Full Catastrophe Living, Jon Kabat-Zinn * 
Living Well with Pain and Illness, Vidyamala Burch *
Living with Awareness, Sangharakshita

Mindfulness for Health, Vidyamala Burch & Danny Penman*
The Mindful Way through Depression, Jon Kabat-Zinn et al.
Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy for Depression: A New Approach to Preventing Relapse, Zindel, Segal, Williams and Teasdale.
The Miracle of Mindfulness, Thich Nhat Hanh *
Present Moment, Wonderful Moment, Thich Nhat Hanh
The Art of Reflection, Ratnaguna
A Life of One’s Own, Joanna Field (Marion Milner)*



Loving Kindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness, Sharon Salzberg*
Compassion: Listening to the Cries of the World, Christina Feldman*
The Mindful Path to Self Compassion, Christopher. K. Germer *
Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind, Kirsten Neff*
Living with Kindness, Sangharakshita*

Radical Acceptance, Tara Brach *
True Refuge, Tara Brach*

The Compassionate Mind, Paul Gilbert *

Just One Thing, Rick Hanson*

Becoming Kuan Yin: The Evolution of Compassion, Stephen Levine*



Principles of Meditation: The Only Introduction You'll Ever Need, Christina Feldman*
Meditation: The Buddhist Way of Tranquillity and Insight, Kamalashila*
Meditation for Beginners, Jack Kornfield* 


Women and Buddhism

Woman Awake: Women Practicing Buddhism, Christina Feldman*
Dipa Ma: The Life and Legacy of a Buddhist Master, Amy Schmidt*
I Give You My Life: The Autobiography of a Western Buddhist Nun, Ayya Khema
Dancing the Dharma: The Life and Teachings of Ruth Denison, Sandy Boucher*



A Path with Heart, Jack Kornfield *
Comfortable with Uncertainty, Pema Chodron
The Places that Scare You: a Guide to Fearlessness, Pema Chodron
The Wisdom of No Escape, Pema Chodron *
Ancient Wisdom, Modern World: Ethics for a New Millennium, Dalai Lama
Being Peace, Thich Nhat Hanh
Peace is Every Step, Thich Nhat Hanh
A Guide to the Buddhist Path, Sangharakshita

Working with Anger, Thubten Chodron


Buddhism and Environmentalism 

Coming Back To Life: Practices To Reconnect Our Life, Our World, Joanna Macy*
World As Lover, World As Self: A Guide To Living Fully In Turbulent Times, Joanna Macy*
The Work That Reconnects Training DVD, Joanna Macy


Psychotherapy and Psychology

Wise Heart; Buddhist Psychology for the West, Jack Kornfield *
No Boundary, Ken Wilber *
The Diamond Approach, John Davis *
The Wisdom of Imperfection, Rob Preece*



Buddha’s Brain, Rick Hanson *

Destructive Emotions, Daniel Goleman
The Mindful Brain, Daniel Siegel
Mindsight: Change your Brain and your Life, Daniel Siegel
My Stroke of Insight, Jill Bolte Tayler
Why Love Matters: How Affection Shapes a Baby’s Brain, Sue Gerhardt


Yoga and Breathwork

The Breathing Book, Donna Farhi*
Breath: The Essence of Yoga, Sandra Sabatini



Non-violent Communication, Marshall Rosenberg



BodyScan, VidyamalaBurch
Breathing, Andrew Weil
How to Meditate, Pema Chodron
True Happiness, Pema Chodron
Kindly Awareness, VidyamalaBurch
Mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn



Staying Alive: Poems for Unreal Times, ed Neil Astley 

Being Alive, ed Neil Astley

American Primitive, Mary Oliver

Wild Geese, Mary Oliver

Thirst, Mary Oliver

Red Bird, Mary Oliver

Woods etc, Alice Oswald


The Creative Process

Writing Down The Bones, Natalie Goldberg
Walking in This World, Julian Cameron
Meditation for Life, Martine Bachelor  

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