Declutter Your Mind: How to Stop Worrying, Relieve Anxiety, and Eliminate Negative Thinking
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values
If you prefer reading novels to philosophy texts, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is a wonderful place to start on the journey to mindfulness. Touted for its pacing, narrative voice, and easily digestible concepts, this story of a father and son on a motorcycle trip serves as a metaphor for the underlying questions about the purpose and true nature of humanity.
Get Some Headspace: How Mindfulness Can Change Your Life in Ten Minutes a Day
Meditation, though a powerful tool, is not all that complicated to execute. Andy Puddicombe, founder of the Headspace app (and former Buddhist monk), argues that 10 minutes a day of quiet, focused breathing can make a world of difference in a busy life. This book breaks meditation down into very simple concepts, using analogies and stories to illustrate the point.