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Mindfulness,  Meditation and Compassion references:

Dalai Lama. (1995). The Power of Compassion. India: HarperCollins.

Dalai Lama (2000). ‘Transforming the Mind’.  London, Thorsons

Germer, Christoper K., (2009). ‘The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion’. New York, Guildford Press

Gilbert, P (2009). ‘The Compassionate Mind.’ London, Constable & Robinson Ltd.

Gunaratana, Bhante Henepola(2002) ‘ Mindfulness in Plain English’. Wisdon Publications

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1990) 'Full catastrophe living'. New York: Delacorte.

Kabat-Zinn J., 2001,Mindfulness meditation for everyday life. Piatkus

Kabat-Zinn J., 2005, Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness. Piatkus.

Neff, K.D., (2011}. ‘Self-Compassion, Stop beating yourself up and leave insecurity behind’.  New York: Harper Collins.

Thich Nhat Hanh  (1987). ‘The Miracle of Mindfulness’. Boston, Beacon Press

Web resources:

       Mindful Self-Compassion:  Dr. Kristin Neff, key research and audio guides  Dr Chris Germer, research, clinical application, audio University of San Diego Centre for Mindful Self-Compassion, central resource for training and research in MSC; Karen Armstrong initiative Paul Gilbert site  Meditation centre and retreat  The Happiness Project Jon Kabat-Zinn site  Good source of of CBT and Prof Mark Williams MBCT work  Main site for Thich Nhat Hanh Deeply inspirational writing  Center for Mindfulness


This list is definitely not exhaustive so please let me know of resources you have found inspiring and I will happily add them to this list. You can contact me on


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