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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction


Find below some Mindfulness Resources and books

          Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Handbook

          with guided mindfulness practice with podcasts.

          By Helena Ahern DCU Counselling and Personal Development Service

          available here

    The handbook covers the following eight themes :  

  • An Introduction to Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
  • Thoughts are not facts 
  • Befriending feelings
  • Awareness of Eating 
  • Awareness of pleasant and unpleasant qualities of experience 
  • Self Care
  • Further formal meditation practices
  • Acceptance and change   

  The audio CD with Podcasts cover four meditation practices which are:

  • Mindfulness of Breathing 
  • A short breathing space practice 
  • The body scan
  • Sitting meditation


  •  A Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World.

          By J. Mack, G. Williams, M. Williams and D. Penman.                  Piatkus Books 2011. 

  • Wherever you go, there you are: Mindfulness Meditation for everyday life

          By Jon Kabat - Zinn. Piatkus 2010 

  • Mindfulness for Health.  A Practical guide to Relieving Pain, Reducibng Stress and Restoring Well being.    

         By Vidyamala Burch & Danny Penman.  Piatkus 2014

  • Full Catastrophe Living. How to cope with stress, pain and illness using mindfulness meditation

          By Jon Kabat - Zinn. Piatkus 2010 

  • Mindfulness for Dummies

          By Shamash Alidima 2010. 

  • The Mindful Way through Depression. Freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness. 

         By Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal and Jon               Kabat - Zinn. The Guilford Press 2007.        

  • The Mindfulness Solution.  Everyday Practices for Everyday Problems. 

         By Ronald D. Siegal.  The Guildford Press 2009                                                                                 

  • Mindfulness for Beginners  -  Reclaiming the present moment and your life

         By John Kabat-Zinn, Sounds True Boulder, Colorado 2012