A List of Lists
Classics, Handbooks, and Pioneering Works
Below are links to six annotated lists of books that cover what I consider to be the six primary areas of focus when it comes to using mindfulness to find meaningful work.
- Compassion at Work and in Life
- Relationship, Family and Community
- Working for Yourself and Others
- Active Health Practices
- Inspiring Stories
Each book in this list has passed the test of time and many foresee the troubles of today 10, 20 or 30 years ago. The problems have increased in seriousness, but the tried and true solutions are as applicable today as they were at any time in the past, if not more so.
Many of the volumes listed here are technically out of print. But a visit to Amazon.Com, Bookfinders.Com, or EBay will help you locate used copies. These books are still steady sellers known in the book business as “backlisted” books.
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For reviews of more recently published works on these topics, check our blog.
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