Here are a list of recommended books and Cd's that will help you to learn more about this practice. They contain great information and give clear instructions, examples and exercises about Mindfulness (the concept, how to practice and the benefits). From time to time I will add new links, podcasts and other resources to help you deepen your practice. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at acaringcounselor (at)

Books for both beginners and experienced meditators

Free E-Books:

Access to Insight has a comprehensive list of free e-books with study guides to help you deepen your understanding of the practice of Buddhism and read the actual teachings of the Buddha. Click the link below to see a list of books:

Access to Insight - E-books and PDF's

Access to Insight's text library includes hundreds of short essays, books on meditation practice and Buddhist doctrine, Study Guides, sutta commentaries, and much more.

Click on the links below to see a free preview of  some of the best books on this healing and tranformational practice:

Mindfulness in Plain English - by Bhante Gunaratana
When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times - By Pema Chodron
Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha - By Tara Brach
Loving Kindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness - By Sharon Salzberg
Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology - By Jack Kornfield
Self Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind To Yourself - By Kristen Neff
The Mindful Path to Self Compassion: Freeing Yourself From Destructive Thoughts and Emotions - Christopher Germer

Links to free Dharma Talks:

Talks by Gil Fronsdal - Lead Teacher at the Insight Meditation Center

Talks by Tara Brach - Buddhist Meditation Teacher and Psychologist

Dharma Seed - List of various mindfulness teachers, including Jack Kornfield, Sharon Salzberg, Lila Kate Wheeler, Shaila Catherine, etc.

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