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Mindfulness Resources

Welcome to the CSUSM Mindfulness Resource page. Here you will find links to research on the physical and social benefits of mindfulness along with tips on establishing your own practice. 

The science of mindfulness:

The practice of mindfulness:


Jon Kabat-Zinn (2013).  Full catastrophe living (Revised Edition): Using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain, and illness.  New York: Bantam Books.

Harris, D. (2014). 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. Hachette UK.

Neff, K. (2013). Self-compassion step by step: The proven power of being kind to yourself. Sounds True.

Germer, C. K. (2009). The mindful path to self-compassion: Freeing yourself from destructive thoughts and emotions. Guilford Press.

Mindful Leadership

Mindfulness in Education 


Daniel Barbezat & Mirabai Bush (2013).  Contemplative practices in higher education: Powerful methods to transform teaching the learning.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Chade-Meng Tan (2012).  Search inside yourself: The unexpected path to achieving success, happiness (and world peace).  New York: HarperCollins.

Arthur Zajonc (2009). Meditation as contemplative inquiry: When knowing becomes love.  Great Barrington, MA: Lindisfarne Books.

Deborah Schoeberlein (2009).  Mindful teaching and teaching mindfulness: A guide for anyone who teaches anything.  Somerville, MA: Wisdom Publications.

Apps (for your phone or tablet) 

  • Calm
  • Flipboard (mindfulness topic)
  • Headspace
  • Stop, Breathe & Think
  • The Mindfulness App
  • Buddhify
  • Insight Timer


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