Katie Couric highlights in two show segments one which offers information on how to achieve mindfulness and the other talks about Mindfulness programs in schools.
Link to Katie Couric – http://www.mindful.org/news/everybodys-
Colleen Camenisch’s Ted Talk – Offers information on what mindfulness is and how we can integrate it into our daily lives.
Dan Harris talks about the neuroscience behind meditation and offer his thoughts on the future of mindfulness.
Dan Harris – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAcTIrA2Qhk
Lise On Life Podcasts.
October 11 2014. Colleen Camenisch Podcast- Discusses the history of mindfulness, the recent popularity in mainstream media and how to develop a daily practice.
October 18 2014. Yvonne Stedham Podcast- What is mindfulness, Mindfulness in the workplace and research in the field.
October 25 2014. Bill Kuechler Podcast- How does mindfulness work the underlying mechanics including some talk about the brain and its function.
Books and CD’s
Books and CD’s by Jon Kabat Zinn – http://www.mindfulnesscds.com
Heal Thyself – Saki Santorelli http://www.randomhouse.com/book/160662/heal-thy-self-by-saki-santorelli
Here for Now – Elana Rosenbaum http://www.mindfuliving.com/cds.html
Books and CD’s on self compassion – http://www.self-compassion.org
Books and CD’s by Sharon Salzberg – http://www.sharonsalzberg.com
Books and CD’s by Jack Kornfield – http://www.jackkornfield.com
Other suggested authors: Christina Feldman, Ajahn Sucitto, Pema Chodron, Daniel Goldman
Center for Mindfulness Resources – http://www.umassmed.edu/cfm/resources/
The University of Massachusetts Medical School Research Resources:
Mindfulness and Neuroscience:
Mindfulness practice leads to increases in regional brain gray matter density
Psychiarty Res. 2011, Jan 30; 191 (1):36-43. Epub 2010 Nov 10
Stress Correlates with Structural Changes in the Amygdala
Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci (2010) 5 (1): 11-17. doi: 10.1093/scan/nsp034
Mindfulness and Happiness
Mindfulness and Sleep