Online Resources

(Recommended Readings listed below)

University of Missouri Mindfulness Practice Center — Offers mindfulness practices to students, faculty and staff:

UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center — Their mission is “to foster mindful awareness across the lifespan through education and research...”:

The Center for Mindful Eating — Learn to transform people’s relationship to food and eating:

Mindful — Living with awareness and compassion:

The How of Happiness — This book, based on groundbreaking research, offers a detailed, easy-to-follow plan to increase happiness in our daily lives:

The Sustainable Happiness Course — An online course to bring more happiness into your life and the lives of others:

Brian Johnson’s Philosophers Notes — “Cliff notes” on some of the best positive psychology books and other books that teach life lessons:

Spirituality & Practice — Multifaith and interspiritual site devoted to resources for spiritual journeys:

Gratefulness — Education and support for living a grateful life:

The Wellspring — A comprehensive collection of wellness writings and resources:

Oprah’s Spirit site — Articles on how to live a happier, calmer and more fulfilling life:

Happy + Well — A blog that offers tools and techniques for a happier life and for exploring the potential of your mind:

Recommended Readings

10 Mindful Minutes. Hawn, G. (2011).

Eating Mindfully: How to end mindless eating & enjoy a balance relationship with food. Albers, S. (2003).

Full catastrophe living: Using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain and illness. Kabat-Zinn, J. (1990).

Happiness and health: 9 choices to unlock the powerful connection between the two things we want most. Foster, R., Hicks, G., & Seda, J. (2008).

Mindfulness: An eight-week plan for finding peace in a frantic world. Williams, M. & Pennman, D. (2011).

MindUp Curriculum. The Hawn Foundation, Scholastic Inc. (2011).

One moment meditation: Stillness for people on the go. Boroson, M. (2009).

One Small Step Can Change Your Life: The Kaizen Way. Maurer, R. (2004).

The How of Happiness: A scientific approach to getting the life you want. Lyubomirsky, S. (2007).

The Mindfulness Revolution. Boyce, B. (2011).

Wellness Workbook: How to achieve enduring health and vitality. 3rd Ed. Travis, J. W. and Regina, S. R. (2004).