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writing & Mindfulness:

Resources for practice
Books on mindfulness
  • Breath by James Nestor

  • How to Meditate by Pema Chodron

  • The Telomere Effect by Elizabeth Blackburn and Elissa Epel

  • Present Moment Wonderful Moment by Thich Nhat Hahn

  • Wherever You Go There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hahn

  • Breathe You Are Alive by Thich Nhat Hahn

  • Full Catastrophe Living by Jon Kabat-Zinn

  • When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron

  • LovingKindness by Sharon Salzberg

  • Self Compassion by Kristin Neff

books on writing
  • Thirteen Ways of Looking at the Novel by Jane Smiley

  • Save the Cat Writes a Novel by Jessica Brody

  • The Art of Subtext by Charles Baxter

  • Haiku in English edited by Phillip Rowland, John Kacian, Allan Burns

  • Narrow Road to the Interior by Basho

  • A Zen Wave by Robert Aitken (This one talks about the renku form.)

  • From Where You Dream by Robert Olen Butler

apps to support mindfulness
apps to support writing

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