Useful websites

Image Credit: Kat Buckstaff (meditations and on-line learning)


The Mindfulness Association: Training pathways in Mindfulness and Compassion

Smiling Minds – All ages including children’s meditations.


Recommended Teachers

Tara Brach Ph.D (psychologist, author and teacher of meditation, emotional healing and spiritual awakening, compassion)

Rick Hanson Ph.D. (psychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author.psychology and neurology)

Hardwiring happiness: Dr. Rick Hanson at TEDxMarin 2013 sign up for his newsletter

Vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame

Dr Brené Brown, Ph.D.  is a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. She has spent the past thirteen years studying vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame.


Jack Kornfield

Professor Paul Gilbert (FBPsS, PhD, OBE is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Derby and Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Derbyshire Health Care Foundation Trust. ) THE COMPASSIONATE MIND FOUNDATION

Books recommended:

Resilience – Hanson, R. (2018) Resilient: Find Your Inner Strength. London: Ebury Publishing.

Background to Mindfulness – Kabat-Zinn, J. (2004) Wherever You Go There You Are. London: Piatkus.

Meditation and the Mind – Nairn, R (2001) Diamond Mind: A Psychology of Meditation. London: Shambala.

Compassion – Brach, T. (2013) True Refuge: Finding Peace And Freedom In Your Awakened Heart. London: Bantum Books

Gilbert, P. (2013) The Compassionate Mind. London: Constable and Robinson Limited.

Peace in Daily Life -Hanh, Thich Nhat (1991) Peace In Every Breath: Practice For Our Busy Lives. London: Random House.

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