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Based on over 25 years of experience, I find these resources especially helpful:

Read the entire article about Mare Chapman in "Our Lives" magazine.

Read about Mare and mindful parenting in the January 2, 2014 Isthmus article

www.dharma.org (Insight Meditation Society)

www.dharmaseed.org (free dharma talks from a huge selection of teachers)

www.investigatinghealthyminds.org (R. Davidson’s research on mindfulness, University of WI, Madison)

www.mindfulnessandjustice.org (Center for Mindfulness and Justice)

www.self-compassion.org (Kristen Neff's great work on self-compassion)


Sitting Groups (sanghas) and Retreat Centers
Madison Insight Meditation Group (MIMG) (www.madisonmeditation.org)
Madison Shambhala Center (www.madison.shambhala.org)
Snowflower Sangha (Thich Nhat Hanh) (www.snowflower.org)
Deer Park Buddhist Center (Tibetan) (www.deerparkcenter.org)
Milwaukee Mindfulness Center (www.milwaukeemindfulness.com)
Twin Cities Vipassana Collective (www.tcvc.info)
Mid America Dharma (www.midamericadharma.org)
Insight Meditation Society, Barre, MA (www.dharma.org)
Spirit Rock Meditation Center, San Francisco Bay area, CA (www.spiritrock.org)

Meditation Classes in the Madison Area
Mare Chapman, Lives Unlimited (www.marechapman.com)
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (http://www.uwhealth.org/alternative-medicine/mindfulness-based-stress-reduction/11454)
Jan Sheppard from MIMG (www.madisonmeditation.org)

Shambhala Sun
Inquiring Mind (semi-annual, lists retreats around the country)

Bennett-Goleman, Tara. (2001). Emotional Alchemy: How the Mind Can Heal the Heart. New York, Harmony Books.

Brach, Tara. (2003). Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha. New York, Bantam Dell.

Chodron, Pema. (1997). When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times. Boston, Shambhala. All books by Pema Chodron.

Greenspan, Miriam. (2003) Healing Through the Dark Emotions. Boston, Shambhala.

Gunaratana, Bhante. (2002). Mindfulness in Plain English. Boston, Wisdom Publications.

Feldman, Christina. (1990) Woman Awake: A Celebration of Women’s Wisdom. London, Arkana.

Hanh, Thich Nhat. (1991). Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life. New York, Bantam. All books by Thich Nhat Hanh.

Levine, Stephen. (1979). A Gradual Awakening. Garden City, Anchor Books.

Miller, Jean Baker. (1986) Toward a New Psychology of Women. Boston, Beacon Press.

Neff, Kristin. (2011). Self-Compassion. New York, Harper Collins.

Salzberg, Sharon. (2002) Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience.  New York, Putnam Bantam.

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