Books - represent a mindfulness-oriented point of view

Here is a list of books arranged alphabetically by topic that represent a mindfulness-oriented point of view on the topics listed. This list is by no means comprehensive and will be updated from time to time to include more valuable resources.

Suggested Books


  • Mindful Recovery by Thomas Bien and Beverly Bien
  • One Breath at a Time by Kevin Griffin


  • Anger: Wisdom for Cooling the Flames
    by Thich Nhat Hanh
  • Feeding Your Demons by Tsultrim Allione
  • Working With Anger by Thubten Chodron


  • The Worry Trap by Chad Lejeune
  • The Happiness Trap by Russ Harris

Children (see also Parenting)

  • Peaceful Piggy Meditation by Kerry Lee Maclean


  • If the Buddha Dated by Charlotte Kasl
  • If the Buddha Married by Charlotte Kasl
  • Passionate Marriage by David Schnarch


  • The Depression Book by Cheri Huber
  • The Mindful Way Through Depression : Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness
    by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal,
    and Jon Kabat-Zinn

Learning to Meditate

  • Finding the Still Point by John Daido Loori
  • Turning the Mind into an Ally by Sakyong Mipham


  • Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain by Sharon Begley
  • The Mindful Brain by Daniel Siegel
  • Zen and the Brain by Steve Austin


  • The Mindfulness Solution to Pain: Step-by-Step Techniques for Chronic Pain Management by Jackie Gardner-Nix and Jon Kabat-Zinn


  • Mindful Parenting by Jon Kabat-Zinn and Myla Kabat-Zinn
  • Parenting With Love and Logic by Foster Cline and Jim Fay
  • Parenting From the Inside Out by Daniel Siegel, and Mary Hartzell


  • Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart by Mark Epstein
  • Thoughts Without a Thinker by Mark Epstein


  • Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • Wherever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn


  • The Stress-Reduction Workbook for Teens by Gina M. Biegel


    • Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma by Peter A. Levine