Best Mindfulness Book List For 2019

Reading books about mindfulness is one of the best ways to learn more about the topic. 

You can read each book at your own pace, highlighting important passages that resonate with you, and keeping particularly useful books nearby for easy reference. 

 To help you learn more about mindfulness, this post will share the best mindfulness books for 2019. 

These books are inspiring, informative, and will help you effectively incorporate mindfulness into your daily life. 

Meditation Is Not What You Think: Mindfulness and Why It Is So Important By Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-Zinn is the founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program, which helps people reduce their stress, anxiety, depression and pain through the use of mindfulness techniques. 

He has been writing about mindfulness for more than 40 years and has helped to bring mindfulness techniques into the mainstream. 

In Meditation Is Not What You Think: Mindfulness and Why It Is So Important, Kabat-Zinn explains why mindfulness meditation is such a powerful practice and why it should be added to your daily routine. 

He shares the science behind meditation and how it can improve a person’s health.

Kabat-Zinn also explains why paying attention is extremely important how mindfulness can even change the world.

Learn more. 

Mindfulness & Grief: With guided meditations to calm your mind and restore your spirit by Heather Stang

In this book, author Heather Stang explains how mindfulness can help you get through periods of grief. 

It is a step-by-step guide for using mindfulness to alleviate your pain, honour the memory of your lost loved one, and show yourself the self-compassion needed during the healing process. 

It covers a variety of topics including dealing with anxiety caused by loss, managing fear and sadness, and rediscovering who you are after a major loss. 

The book shares inspirational stories, scientific research, and guided meditations to help you get through the grieving period.

It is a wonderful read for anyone who has suffered a loss.

Learn more. 

Declutter your mind: Life-Enhancing and Stress Management Techniques for Increased Energy, Clarity, Focus and Joy by Paula J. Harrison

This book is packed with practical tips which will help you regain control over your mind using mindfulness. 

It includes tips for preventing negative thinking, focusing on priorities, incorporating mindfulness into your daily life, meditating more effective, eliminating procrastination, and much more. 

If you often feel overwhelmed or mentally exhausted, this is the book for you.

Learn more. 

Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence–The Groundbreaking Meditation Practice by Dr. Daniel Siegel

This New York Times bestseller delves into the science behind mindfulness. 

It is written by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. — a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and co-founder of the UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center. 

Dr. Siegel introduces the reader to the “Wheel of Awareness”, a tool for cultivating more presence, focus, and peace in your daily life. 

Because this book is so heavy on the science of mindfulness, I would only recommended it for people who already understand the basics of mindfulness and want to understand why it works.

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The Mindful Day: Practical Ways to Find Focus, Calm, and Joy from Morning to Evening by Laurie J. Cameron

This book is packed with useful ideas for incorporating mindfulness into your daily life. 

The author starts by helping the reader understand how mindfulness can be incorporated into morning activities like showering, brushing your teeth, and eating breakfast.  

He then shares ways to use mindfulness while at work, including leading mindful meetings, using mindfulness in difficult work conversations and so on. 

The ways that mindfulness can improve productivity and reduce work-related stress are also touched on.

Finally, the book turns to using mindfulness when in other aspects of your life, from improving the quality of your relationships to getting a better night’s sleep. 

It is a very handy book that is easy-to-read.

Learn more. 

Be Mindful & Stress Less by Gina M. Biegel

Chronic stress has become one of the most serious health problems. 

It has been linked to a variety of deadly diseases including diabetes and heart disease. 

This book is focused on using mindfulness to relieve stress and live a healthier life. 

It is written by Gina Biegel, a psychotherapist and the creator of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Teens. 

Gina shares identifies several mindfulness techniques for easing anxiety and stress.

She then explains how to integrate these techniques into your daily life. 

The book is simple to understand and offers many effective stress-relief strategies.

Learn more. 

Thanks for reading. 

Have you read any great books on mindfulness this year? 

Let us now in the comments below.

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