"Be aware of your breathing. Notice how this takes attention away from your thinking and creates space."

Eckhart Tolle

Recommended Reading ~ mindfulness, health & wellbeing

Brown, R. & Gerbarg, P. (2012). The healing power of the breath. Simple techniques to reduce stress and anxiety, enhance concentration, and balance your emotions. Boston & London: Shambala.

Hanh, T. N. (1976). The Miracle of Mindfulness: An introduction to the practice of meditation. Boston: Beacon Press.

Harris, R. (2007). The Happiness Trap. How to Stop Struggling and Start Living. Boston: Trumpeter Books.

Hassed, C. & Chambers, R. (2014). Mindful Learning: Reduce stress and improve brain performance for effective learning. Wollombi NSW: Exisle Publishing.

Hassed, C. & McKenzie, S. (2012). Mindfulness for Life. Wollombi NSW: Exisle Publishing.

Hassed, C. (2008). The essence of health. The seven pillars of wellbeing. North Sydney: Random House Australia.

Hassed, C. (2002). Know thyself. The stress release programme. Melbourne: Michelle Anderson Publishing.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2007). Arriving at your own Door. 108 Lessons in Mindfulness. New York: Hyperion.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (2005). Coming to our Senses. Healing ourselves and the world through mindfulness. New York: Hyperion.

Kabat-Zinn, J. (1994). Wherever You Go There You Are. Mindfulness Meditation in Every Day Life. New York: Hyperion.

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

Seligman, M. E. P. (2011). Flourish. A visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being. Free Press: New York.

Tolle, E. (2003). Stillness Speaks. Sydney: Hachette Australia.

Tolle, E. (1999). The Power of Now. Sydney: Hachette Australia.