UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center

 Tara Brach

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Brach, Tara, Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of the Buddha. New York, NY: Bantam Dell 2003.

Davidson, Richard. The Emotional Life of Your Brain. With Sharon Begley. New York: Hudson Street Press, 2012. 

Harris, Dan. 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in my Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-help that Actually Works—A True Story. New York: Itbooks, 2014. 

Kabat-Zinn, Jon, Full Catastrophe Living. Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness New York, NY: Delta Publishing, 1990.

Kabat-Zinn, Jon, Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life. New York, NY: Hyperion, 1994.

Santorelli, Saki, Heal Thy Self. Lessons on Mindfulness in Medicine. New York, NY: Bell Tower, 1999.

Siegel, Daniel. Mindsight: The Science of Personal Transformation. New York: Bantam Books, 2010.

Williams, Mark, et al., The Mindful Way through Depression. Freeing Yourselffrom Chronic Unhappiness. New York, NY: Guilford Press, 2007.


Casarjian, Bethany E. and Diane H. Dillon, Mommy Mantras.  Affirmations and Insights to Keep You from Losing Your Mind. New York, NY: Random House, 2006.

Faber, Adele and Elaine Mazlish, How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk. New York, NY: Harper Paperbacks, 1999.

Fay, Jim and Charles Fay, Love and Logic.  Magic for Early Childhood.  Practical Parenting from Birth to Six Years. Golden, CO: The Love and Logic Press, Inc, 2000.

Kabat-Zinn, Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn, Everyday Blessings: The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting. New York, NY,: Hyperion, 1997.

Kvols, Kathryn, J., Redirecting Children’s Behavior. Seattle, WA: Parenting Press, 1998.

Miller, Karen Maezen, MommaZen: Walking the Crooked Path of Motherhood. Boston, MA: Trumpeter Books, 2006.

Mogel, Wendy, Blessings of a Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children. New York, NY: Penguin Group, 2001.  

Napthali, Sarah, Buddhism for Mothers: A Calm Approach for Caring for Yourself and Your Children

Naumburg, Carla. Ready, Set, Breathe: Practicing Mindfulness with Your Children for Fewer Meltdowns and a More Peaceful Family. Oakland: New Harbinger, 2015.

Payne, Kim John, Simplicity Parenting. New York, NY: Ballantine, 2010.

Race, Kristen. Mindful Parenting: Simple and Powerful Solutions for Raising Creative, Engaged, Happy Kids in Today’s Hectic World. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2013.

Roy, Denise, Momfulness: Mothering with Mindfulness, Compassion, and Grace. SanFrancisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2007.

Shapiro, Shauna and Chris White. Mindful Discipline: A Loving Approach to Setting Limits and Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child. Oakland: New Harbinger, 2014.

Siegel, Daniel, and Mary Hartzell, Parenting from the Inside Out. New York, NY: The Penguin Group, 2003.  


Greenland, Susan Kaiser, The Mindful Child.  How to Help Your Kid Manage Stress and Become Happier,   Kinder, and More Compassionate. New York, NY: Free Press, 2010.

Lantieri, Linda, Building Emotional Intelligence: Techniques to Cultivate Inner Strength in Children. Boulder, CO: Sounds True, Inc., 2008.

Schoeberlein, Deborah, Mindful Teaching and Teaching Mindfulness: A Guide for Anyone Who Teaches Anything. Boston, MA: Wisdom Publications, 2009.

Willard, Christopher, Child’s Mind: Mindfulness Practices to Help Our Children Be More Focused, Calm, and Relaxed. Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press, 2010.

Willey, Kira. Breathe Like a Bear: 30 Mindful Moments for Kids to Feel Calm and Focused Anytime, Anywhere. Emmaus, PA: Rodale Kids, 2017.


Kira Willey. Musical Yoga for Kids


Mindfulness and Meditation on Campus

The Mind/Body Connection for Students