© Copyright

Recommended Reading  | Web site Resources

Support Teacher Scholarships HERE!

Mindfulness Book Sharing!


Take a book, bring a book, either or both


These mindfulness books will be shelved for sharing at
Astute Coffee
Omaha’s Social Enterprise Coffeehouse

Astute Coffee is dedicated to providing workforce and personal development to youth aging out of foster care and to strengthening our community as a whole. Let’s achieve positive social change together, one coffee cup at a time. 
1818 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68102

Recommended Reading:

  • Chödrön, Pema, and Joan Duncan. Oliver. Living Beautifully with Uncertainty and Change. Boston: Shambhala, 2013. Print.
  • Chödrön, Pema. When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult times. Boston: Shambhala, 1997. Print.
  • Germer, C. K. (2009). The mindful path to self-compassion: Freeing yourself from destructive thoughts and emotions. New York: Guilford Press
  • Brach, T. (2003) Radical Acceptance: Embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha. New York: Bantam.
  • Gleick, James. Chaos: Making a New Science. New York, NY, U.S.A.: Viking, 1987. Print.
  • Goldstein, Joseph. Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening. Print.
  • Goldstein, J., & Kornfield, J. (1987). Seeking the heart of wisdom: The path of insight meditation. Boston: Shambhala.
  • Gunaratana, Bhante. Mindfulness in Plain English 20th Anniversary Edition. Somerville: Wisdom Publications, 2005. Print.
  • Hanson, Rick. Hardwiring Happiness: The Practical Science of Reshaping Your Brain. London: Rider, 2013. Print.
  • Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness. New York, NY: Delacorte, 1990. Print.
  • Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment--and Your Life. Boulder, CO: Sounds True, 2012. Print.
  • Mendius, Richard, and Rick Hanson. Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom. N.p.: Paw Prints, 2010. Print.
  • Nhất Hạnh, Thich. The Mindfulness Survival Kit: Five Essential Practices. N.p.: n.p., n.d. Print.
  • Rosenberg, M. (2003). Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life. Encinitas, CA: Puddledancer Press.
  • Suzuki, Shunryū, and Trudy Dixon. Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind. New York: Walker/Weatherhill, 1970. Print.


Links to websites and podcasts:


Some of these resources were recommended at:self-compassion.org/resources-2/ by Dr. Kristin Neff