Mindfulness and meditation go hand in hand.
Both practices have ancient roots that have stood the test of time. In our modern era, mindfulness and meditation provide many evidence-based benefits including
- stress reduction
- improved resilience to pain and adversity
- promotion of calm and emotional balance
- improved concentration and memory
- strengthened immune system
Individual and group trainings
Introduction to Mindfulness
Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners
Focused Awareness Meditation
Trish Rux is certified in Focused Awareness Meditation and teaches at the Charles George VA Medical Center, The Biltmore Company, Vickery Family Medicine, in individual settings, and has volunteered at the Buncombe County Detention Center Women’s Unit.
These are some of my recommended resources on mindfulness and meditation.
**The book recommendations below contain affiliate links to my Amazon Associates account. I receive a small commission if you purchase through these links. My recommendations are not influenced by commission. You are free to purchase these books through any website, link, or store that you choose.
Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn
Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening by Joseph Goldstein
Buddha’s Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom by Rick Hanson, PH.D
Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: The Path of Insight Meditation (Shambhala Classics) by Joseph Goldstein and Jack Kornfield
Feeling Good Matters: The Yoga of Mind, Medicine, and Healing by Susan Taylor, PhD
The Mindful Geek: Secular Meditation for Smart Skeptics by Michael W. Taft
Cushions: Carolina Morning
Benches: Simply Sitting
Audio Programs and Classes: Sounds True