Why Love Matters: How affection shapes a baby’s brain, by Sue Gerhardt

Healing Without Freud or Prozac, by David Servan-Schreiber

Four Ways to Click: Rewire Your Brain for Stronger, More Rewarding Relationships, by Amy Banks

Full Catastrophe Living, Revised Edition: How to cope with stress, pain and illness using mindfulness meditation, by John Kabat Zinn

Mindfulness: A practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world, by Williams, M. & Pennman, D.

Buddha’s Brain: the practical neuroscience of happiness, love & wisdom, by Hanson, R

Mindsight: Transform Your Brain with the New Science of Kindness, by Daniel Siegel



The Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice at Bangor University is a good resource for mindfulness activities and for links to other mindfulness practice venues around the UK.

Rick Hanson does a weekly e-newsletter called, “Just one thing…” which suggests small daily practices which you can engage with.

For sleep improvement:

For guided self-compassion meditations:

The Mindfulness Summit: This took place online in October 2015. The world’s most respected teachers were brought together to give talks and teach. The summit was free at the time. You can still register for free and have access to some of the talks and you can buy a full access pass for $149 (USD). This gives you unlimited access to all of the talks and practices:


Phone App:

For guided mindfulness meditations: