Useful Websites

Oxford Mindfulness Centre (Oxford University)

MBCT – information about MBCT research and practice from one of the original developers of Mindfulness.

The Mental Health Foundation – find a Mindfulness course in your area.

MindfulNet – information and resources on Mindfulness across a variety of settings such as prisons, schools, board rooms, etc.

Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice (Bangor University)

Mindfulness West – our Stroud-based partner provider of Mindfulness courses and workshops.

Recommended Reading

The Mindful Way Through Depression (Williams, Teasdale, Segal and Kabat-Zinn)

Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world (Williams and Penman)

Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness meditation for everyday life (Jon Kabat-Zinn)

Full Catastrophe Living: How to cope with stress, pain and illness using mindfulness meditation (Jon Kabat-Zinn)

Coming To Our Senses: Healing Ourselves and the World Through Mindfulness (Jon Kabat-Zinn)

Guided Mindfulness Meditation audio CD (Jon Kabat-Zinn)

Arriving at Your Own Door: 108 Lessons in Mindfulness (Jon Kabat-Zinn)

Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the Present Moment-and Your Life (Jon Kabat-Zinn)

Mindfulness of Breathing 2 CD set (Vidyamala Burch)

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Depression: A New Approach to Preventing Relapse 2nd Edition (Segal, Williams and Teasdale)



Retreats and Retreat Centres

Oxford Gaia House and Mindfulness-West offer day retreats in Oxford and Stroud respectively

For longer retreats, look on the Mindfulness CIC website, or Oxford Mindfulness Centre

Gaia House in Devon offers retreats (mostly around a week long) based on the Insight Meditation tradition – some specifically addressing the themes of the 8-week course.