Bookshelf

The following books on mindfulness, neuroscience and illness narratives give me much inspiration.  I hope they do you too.

 

Mindfulness

 

Living Well with Pain and Illness by Vidyamala Burch

 

Mindfulness for Health – Relieving Pain, Reducing Stress and Restoring Wellbeing By Vidyamala Burch and Danny Penman

 

The Little Mindfulness Workbook by Gary Hennessey

 

Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn

 

Wherever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn

 

Coming To Our Senses by Jon Kabat-Zinn

 

The Art of Forgiveness, Loving Kindness and Peace by Jack Kornfield

 

The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh

 

Peace is Every Breath by Thich Nhat Hanh

 

Sane New World by Ruby Wax

 

Mindfulness – A Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World by Mark Williams and Danny Penman

 

The Mindful Way through Depression by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal and Jon Kabat-Zinn

 

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion by Christopher K. Germer

 

I am here now by The Mindfulness Project

 

Mindfulness for Women by Vidyamala Burch and Claire Irvin

Neuroscience

 

The Brain that Changes Itself by Norman Doidge

 

The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat by Oliver Sacks

 

It’s All in your Head by Suzanne O’Sullivan

Illness Narratives

 

The Wounded Storyteller by Arthur Frank

 

The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves by Siri Hustvedt

 

Black Rainbow by Rachel Kelly

 

The Illness Narratives by Arthur Kleinman

 

 

Instrumental by James Rhodes

 

Waking – A Memoir of Trauma and Transcendence by Matthew Sanford

 

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanthi