“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.
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
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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 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.