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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.


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