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Recommended Reading

There are numerous helpful books about mindfulness and trauma.  The list below is just a starting point.

Brach, Tara. True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart. NY: Bartram, 2013.

Brach, Tara. Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha. NY: Bartram, 2004.

Brach, Tara. Radical Compassion: Learning to Love Yourself and Your World with the Practice of RAIN. NY: Viking, 2019.

Chodron, Pema. How to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Making Friends with Your Mind.  CO: Sounds True, 2013.

Chodron, Pema. Any of her books.

Germer, Christopher and Sharon Salzberg. The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion: Freeing Yourself from Destructive Thoughts and Emotions. The Guiford Press, 2009.

Kabat-Zinn, Jon. Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness. NY: Bartram, 2013.

Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorjey. Interconnected:  Embracing Life in Our Global SocietyMA: Wisdom Publications, 2017.

Levine, Peter. Waking the Tiger: Healing Trauma. North Atlantic Books, 1997.

Levine, Peter. In an Unspoken Voice. North Atlantic Books, 2010.

Makransky, John. Awakening Through Love: Unveiling your Deepest Goodness. Wisdom Publications, 2007.

Orsillo, Susan and Lizabeth Roemer. The Mindful Way Through Anxiety: Break Free from Chronic Worry and Reclaim your Life. The Guiford Press, 2011.

Rinpoche, Yongey Mingyur and Eric Swanson. Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness. Harmony, 2008.

Hanson, Rick. Just One Thing: Developing a Buddha Brain One Simple Practice at a Time. New Harbinger, 2011.

Williams, Mark, John Teasdale Zindel Siegal and Jon Kabat-Zinn. The Mindful Way Through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness.  The Guiford Press, 2011.

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