“Meditation Benefits: 10 Ways It Helps Your Mind”
Synopsis of studies showing benefits of mindfulness meditation.
“This is Your Brain on Mindfulness”
Description of how mindfulness meditation changes the brain
“How Does Mindfulness Reduce Depression?”
An interview with John Teasdale, one of the founders of Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and co-author of The Mindful Way Through Depression
“Changing Your Mind by Changing Your Brain”
Article by Melanie Greenberg, PhD, describing benefits of mindfulness meditation, including stress management, improved immune response, and reduced pain sensitivity.
“Mindfulness Meditation and the Brain”
The Mindful Revolution
TIME Magazine article about why mindfulness is suddenly all the rage in so many quarters of society.
Wherever You Go, There You Are, Jon Kabat-Zinn
Neuroscientist Daniel Siegal’s book on about how developing our capacity for “mindsight” can bring relief from many so-called mental illnesses, including depression, anxiety, OCD, relationship conflict.
“Taking Time In”
In this video from Google’s Personal Growth series, Siegal explains the basics of “mindsight” to a crowd of Google engineers and leads them through an experiential exercise to illustrate.
Guided Meditations from Koru Center for Mindfulness, Duke University
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Meditations
Guided Meditations from the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center
Wheel of Awareness Meditations
Grief & Loss
Healing Through the Dark Emotions: The Wisdom of Grief, Fear, and Despair, Miriam Greenspan
The Other Side of Sadness: What the New Science of Bereavement Tells Us about Life after Loss, George A. Bonano
How to Go on Living When Someone You Love Dies, Therese Rando
Motherless Daughters, Hope Edelman
Transforming Traumatic Grief: Six Steps to Move from Grief to Peace after the Sudden or Violent Death of a Loved One, Courtney Armstrong
Good Grief (video)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
Embracing Your Demons: An Overview of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Russ Harris
Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life, Steven Hayes
ACT Coach (mobile application)
The Reality Slap, Russ Harris
The Happiness Trap, Russ Harris
Art of Acceptance (video), Russ Harris
Brene Brown, “The Power of Vulnerability”
Amy Cuddy, “Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are”
Eleanor Longdon, “The Voices in My Head”
Andrew Solomon, “Depression: The Secret We Share”
Coping with Depression: From Catch 22 to Hope, Jon Allen
Unstuck, James Gordon
The Mindful Way Through Depression, M. Williams, J. Teasdale, Z. Segal, J. Kabat-Zinn
The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression, Andrew Solomon