Randall Library Resources on Mindfulness

Randall Library Resources on Mindfulness

These resources are provided by Randall Library in support of and with support from Mindful UNCW.

On this guide, you will find resources in the following categories:

General Popular Authors | Buddhism | Meditation | Mindfulness and the Brain | Addiction and Recovery | Communication | Eating | Education and Teaching | Leadership | Movement | Self-Compassion | Social Justice | Spiritual | Work | Streaming Video | Articles, Databases, Journals, etc.

Also see: Mindfulness Resources for Clinicians and Practitioners

Popular Authors

Clicking on the name of the author will take you to a list of materials by the author in Randall Library's Catalog. 

Thich Nhat Hanh

Vietnamese monk and prolific author considered the father of “engaged Buddhism,” a movement linking mindfulness practice with social action (https://plumvillage.org/about/thich-nhat-hanh/biography/). 

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Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D. is internationally known for his work as a scientist, writer, and meditation teacher engaged in bringing mindfulness into the mainstream of medicine and society. He is Professor of Medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where he founded its Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Clinic (in 1979) and the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society (in 1995) (https://www.mindfulnesscds.com/pages/about-the-author). 

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Eckhart Tolle

Library catalog results for Eckhart Tolle, a best-selling author of spiritual books including The Power of Now and A New Earth.

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Pema Chodron

American Buddhist teacher, author, nun, and mother and founder of the the Pema Chodron Foundation. (https://pemachodronfoundation.org/)


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Sharon Salzberg

Author, speaker, teacher, podcaster, meditation guru; instrumental in bringing Buddhist meditation practices in the West. (https://www.sharonsalzberg.com/about/)

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Tara Brach

Author, speaker, teacher; earned Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Fielding Institute; works as psychotherapist and a meditation teacher, blending these two traditions in training clinicians to integrate mindfulness strategies into their clinical work. (https://www.tarabrach.com/about/)  

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Jack Kornfield

Trained as a Buddhist monk in the monasteries of Thailand, India and Burma. He has taught meditation internationally since 1974 and is one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West. (https://jackkornfield.com/bio/)

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Joseph Goldstein

Author, teacher, leader of insight and lovingkindness meditation retreats worldwide since 1974; Cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts; together with several other teachers and students of insight meditation, helped establish the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. (https://www.dharma.org/teacher/joseph-goldstein/)

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Richard Davidson

Broadly focused on the neural bases of emotion and emotional style as well as methods to promote human flourishing, including meditation and related contemplative practices; the William James and Vilas Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison where he has been a faculty member since 1984. He is the founder of Healthy Minds Innovations, Inc. (https://centerhealthyminds.org/about/founder-richard-davidson)

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Daniel Siegel

Library catalog results for Daniel Siegel, clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA School of Medicine.

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B. Alan Wallace

Prolific author, researcher, teacher, retreat leader; studies the intersection between Buddhism and Western science and philosophy. (http://www.alanwallace.org/

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Mark Epstein

Mark Epstein, M.D. is a psychiatrist in private practice in New York City and the author of a number of books about the interface of Buddhism and psychotherapy (http://markepsteinmd.com/).

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