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Welcome to my island of sanity and serenity. I'm Sandra Pawula - writer, mindfulness teacher and advocate of ease. I help deep thinking, heart-centered people find greater ease — emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. Curious? Read On!

10 Favorite Books on Meditation

A list of my favorite books on meditation and on healing body, mind, and spirit.  They apply the universal principles found in Buddhism, and thus are relevant to one and all.

  • The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying, Sogyal Rinpoche
  • The Joy of Living:  Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
  • Joyful Wisdom:  Embracing Change and Finding Freedom, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
  • Carefree Dignity: Discourses on Training in the Nature of Mind, Tsoknyi Rinpoche
  • It's Up to You: The Practice of Self-Reflection on the Buddhist Path, Dzigar Kongtrul
  • The Healing Power of Mind, Tulku Thondup
  • Boundless Healing, Meditation Exercises to Enlighten the Mind and Heal the Body, Tulku Thondup
  • Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind, Shunryu Suzuki
  • The Places That Scare You:  A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times, Pema Chodron
  • Full Catastrophe Living:   Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to Face Stress, Pain, and Illness, Jon Kabat-Zinn by Jon Kabat-Zinn

An interview with myself