Over the years, I’ve encountered countless resources that have had a profound impacts on my own personal mindfulness practice. Below are a summary of some of the top books that I most often recommend to fellow practitioners looking to deepen their own practice. I’ll continue to frequently add to this list over time. Happy reading!

General Mindfulness

Coming to Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness by Jon Kabat-Zinn

A classic introduction to mindfulness and awareness in everyday life.

The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael A. Singer

Discover your relationship with your thoughts and emotions.

Mindfulness in Education

The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teachers Life

A great reminder on how remaining authentically present as a teacher can impact your classroom and students.

The Power of Mindful Learning by Ellen Langer

A classic work on how mindfulness dramatically enhances how we learn.

Mindful Learning: Mindfulness-Based Techniques for Educators and Parents to Help Students by Craig Hassad and Richard Chambers

Discusses how mindfulness-based practices can be used in the classroom and other school based settings.

Mindful by Design by Caitlin Krause

Great for anyone looking to incorporate mindfulness in K-12 learning experiences.

Mindfulness in the Workplace

Mindful Work: How Meditation is Changing Business from the Inside Out by David Gelles

A look inside how business leaders are using meditation to foster happier and more productive workplaces.

Finding the Space to Lead: A Practical Guide to Mindful Leadership

A great primer on how mindfulness can be incorporated into the everyday life of anyone in a leadership role.

The Mindful Workplace: Developing Resilient Individuals and Resonant Organizations with MBSR by Michael Chaskalson

Practical guide on how to incorporate Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in the workplace.

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