Recommended Reading: self-compassion and Mindfulness
- Germer, C. K. (2009). The mindful path to self-compassion: Freeing yourself from destructive thoughts and emotions. New York: Guilford Press.
- Epstein, M. (2013). The trauma of everyday life. New York: Penguin.
- Brach, T. (2003) Radical Acceptance: Embracing your life with the heart of a Buddha. New York: Bantam.
- Brown, B. (2010). The Gifts of Imperfection. Center City, MN: Hazelden.
- Gilbert, P. (2009). The compassionate mind. London: Constable.
- Goldstein, E. (2015). Uncovering Happiness: Overcoming Depression with Mindfulness and Self-Compassion. New York: Simon & Schuster.
- Goldstein, J., & Kornfield, J. (1987). Seeking the heart of wisdom: The path of insight meditation. Boston: Shambhala.
- Hanh, T. N. (1997). Teachings on love. Berkeley, CA: Parallax Press.
- Kornfield, J. (1993). A path with heart. New York: Bantam Books.
- Salzberg, S. (1997). Lovingkindness: The revolutionary art of happiness. Boston: Shambala.
- Neff, K. (2011). Self-Compassion: The proven power of being kind to yourself. New York: William Morrow
recommended reading: trauma and trauma-sensitive yoga
- Van Der Kolk, B. (2014). The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma. New York: Viking.
- Emerson, D. & Hopper, E. (2011). Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body. New York: North Atlantic Books.
- Emerson, D. (2015).Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy: Bringing the Body into Treatment. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.
- Forrest, A. T. (2012). Fierce Medicine: Breakthrough Practices to Heal the Body and Ignite the Spirit. New York: Harper One.
- Allen, J. (2008). Coping with Trauma: Hope Through Understanding. American Psychiatric Publications.
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