Mindfulness for Beginners: Reclaiming the present moment-and your life, by Jon Kabat-Zinn
The Mindful Child, by Susan Kaiser Greenland
The Emotional Life of Your Brain: How Its Unique Patterns Affect the Way You Think, Feel, and Live--and How You Can Change Them, by Richard J. Davidson and Sharon Begley
Sitting Still Like a Frog: Mindfulness Exercises for Kids (and Their Parents), by Eline Snel
Articles for Caregivers:
The Mindful Revolution: Finding peace in a stressed-out, digitally dependent culture may just be a matter of thinking differently, Time, February 2014.
How Meditation Works by Liz Kulze, The Atlantic, June 27, 2013.
Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction: What It Is, How It Helps, by Will Baum, Psychology Today, March 18, 2010.
Websites for Caregivers:
For children (please preview before reading with your child to ensure the book is at the right developmental level for your child):
What Does It Mean To Be Present?, by Rana DiOrio
Silence, by Lemniscates
The Listening Walk, by Paul Showers
Charlotte and The Quiet Place, by Deborah Sosin
(2014, January 6). Meditation for Anxiety and Depression?. Retrieved from www.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/media/releases/meditation_for_anxiety_and_depression
Walton, A.G. (2015, February 9). 7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain., Forbes. Retrieved from www.forbes.com/sites/alicegwalton/2015/02/09/7-ways-meditation-can-actually-change-the-brain/#57cb1e817023.