“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart” Helen Keller


If you are interested in mindfulness, then there are a lot of resources out there, just input mindfulness into a search engine and the specific interest and there will be so much. Here are some that we have found useful, but let us know if you find others.



YouTube - JKZ body scan

YouTube - This explains MBSR

My Recordings

Other Recordings


  • Occupational Health & Wellbeing - www.personneltoday.com - Mindfulness: Mind over matter
  • The Mindfulness Network - www.mindfulness-network.org - Can The Inner Critic Ever Be A Help? A Mindfulness Teacher’s Perspective - Trish Bartley
  • Alsubaie, M., Abbott, R., Dunn, B., Dickens, C., Frieda Keil, T., Henley, W., Kuyken, W. (2017). Mechanisms of action in mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) and mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) in people with physical and/or psychological conditions: A systematic review. Clinical Psychology Review, 55 , 74-91. DOI: 10.1016/j.cpr.2017.04.008
  • Baer, R.A., (2003), Mindfulness Training as a Clinical Intervention: a conceptual and clinical review. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, Vol 10, 125-143
  • Crane, R. S., Brewer, J., Feldman, C., Kabat-Zinn, J., Santorelli, S., Williams, J. M. G., Kuyken, W. (2017). What defines mindfulness based programs – the Warp and the Weft. Psychological Medicine,47, 990-999. DOI:10.1017/S0033291716003317
  • Kabat-Zinn, J., (2003), Mindfulness-based interventions in Context: Past, Present and Future. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, Vol 10, 144-156
  • Van Der Velden, A.M., Kuyken, W., Wattar, U., Crane, C., Pallesen, K.J., Dahlgaard, J.,…Piet, J. (2015) doi: 10.1016/j.cpr.2015.02.001. A Systematic Review of Mechanisms of Change in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy in the Treatment of Recurrent Major Depressive Disorder. Clinical Psychology Review,37,26-39. DOI: 10.1016/j.cpr.2015.02.001


  • Brach T. (2004) - Radical Acceptance - Bantam Books.
  • Brach T. (2016) - True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in your Own Awakened Heart - Bantam Books
  • Feldman C. (2017) - Boundless Heart: The Buddha’s Path of Kindness, Compassion, Joy and Equanimity - Shambhala Publications.
  • Germer C.K. (2009) - The Mindful path to self compassion - Guilford Press
  • Kabat-Zinn J. (1990) - Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain and Illness - Delta
  • Kabat-Zinn J. (2001) - Wherever you go there you are. Mindfulness meditation for everyday life - Piatkus
  • Kabat-Zinn J. (2000) - Arriving at Your Own Door: 108 Lessons in Mindfulness
  • Jack Kornfield. (1993) - A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life - Bantam Books
  • Jack Kornfield. (2008) - The Wise Heart - Bantam Books
  • Tich Nhat Hanh. (2008) - The Miracle of Mindfulness
  • Orsillo, Susan and Roemer, Lizabeth. (2011) - The Mindful Way through Anxiety - Guilford Press
  • Santorelli S. (2000) - Heal Thyself
  • Williams M. Teasdale, J, Segal, Z, and Kabat-Zinn, J, (2007) - The Mindful Way through Depression. Freeing yourself from chronic unhappiness - Guilford Press
  • Williams M. and Penman, D. (2011) - Mindfulness. A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world - Piaktus
  • Williams M, and Teasdale J. Segal Z. (2014) - The Mindful Way Workbook

Retreat Centres

Sharpham Barn

Listed in The Sunday Telegraph's 'Eight of the best retreats in Britain and Europe', the six-night community retreats run every week of the year for up to 10 people. Accommodation is all in single, comfortable rooms in a friendly atmosphere of fellowship.

Participants usually stay for one week and live as a community of 12 people, sharing household tasks, cooking and meals together. Through teacher-led inquiry and working meditation in our organic garden they develop a mindfulness practice for everyday life.

Gaia House Retreats

Gaia House is recommended by the three Mindfulness teacher Training centres in the UK where like to explore and deepen your practice further. Gaia House offers a variety of retreats led by highly skilled teachers.

There are different types of retreats on offer at Gaia House throughout the year varying from day and weekend retreats to week and month-long retreats. All are held in silence, with the exception of the annual Family Retreat.