Books and apps

Further Reading

There is a wealth of material out there so feel free to explore what’s available for yourselves. The books below are by leading practitioners in the field.

Full Catastrophe Living, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Piatkus; 2013 (Revised edition). Kabat-Zinn’s other books, include: Mindful Meditation for Everyday Life, Wherever You Go There You Are and Coming to Our Senses.

Mindfulness: A practical guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World, Mark Williams and Danny Penman, Piatkus, 2011. Includes free recordings of guided meditations led by Mark Williams.

The Mindful Brain: Reflection And Attunement In The Cultivation Of Well-Being,D. J. W. W. Siegel,  Norton & Company,  New York,  2007

The Mindful way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness, J. Mark G. Williams, John D. Teasdale, Zindel V. Segal and Jon Kabat-Zinn, Guilford Press; 2007. Includes guided meditations led by Jon Kabat-Zinn.

Calming Your Anxious Mind: How Mindfulness and Compassion Can Free You from Anxiety, Fear, and PanicJeffrey Brantley, New Harbinger Publications; 2007

Mindfulness for Health: A practical guide to relieving pain, reducing stress and restoring wellbeing. Vidyamala Burch and Danny Penman, Piatkus; 2013.

The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion, Christopher Germer, Guilford Press, 2009.

 Mindfulness: Ancient Wisdom Meets Modern Psychology, Willem Kuyken and Christina Feldman, Guildford Press, 2019.

The Miracle of Mindfulness, Thich Nhat Hanh, Rider, 2008.

Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness: Practices for Safe and Transformative Healing. David Treleaven, W. W. Norton & Company; 2018


Being Human Together – my colleague Dr Shani Langdon and I have put together a page of resources including daily streams and recordings.

Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World – free guided meditations from Mark Williams.

Oxford Mindfulness Centre




Insight Timer