F&M College Library

Mindfulness Resources

In recognizing the benefits that cultivating a mindfulness practice can bring, Mindfulness at F&M works with students, faculty, and staff to promote well-being, compassion, and a renewed sense of awareness across campus. Use this guide to identify resources about mindfulness available at F&M or otherwise. 

Mindfulness at F&M

Suggestion Box

Please direct all suggestions for this resource guide to llobello@fandm.edu.

Links to Book Group Picks

The Mindfulness Book Group meets each week during the semester and reads the selected book aloud, has a silent or guided meditation for 10 minutes and discusses the readings. Meetings are currently held virtually on Tuesdays at 12:00pm EST.

Current book: The Mindful Athlete by George Mumford (2015)

Past Mindfulness Book Club Picks

Fall 2014 - Mindfulness for Beginners by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Spring 2015 - 12 Steps to a Compassionate Life by Karen Armstrong

Fall 2015 - When Things Fall Apart by Pema Chodron

Spring 2016 - 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works--A True Story by Dan Harris

Fall 2016 - The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

Spring 2017 - Wherever You Go, There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 - “Radical Acceptance - Embracing Your Life With the Heart of a Buddha” by Tara Brach

Summer 2018 - No Mud, No Lotus: The Art of Transforming Suffering by Thich Nhat Hanh

Fall 2018 - The Dude & the Zen Master by Jeff Bridges & Bernie Glassman

Spring 2019 - Why Buddhism is True: The Science & Philosophy of Meditation & Enlightenment" by Robert Wright

Summer 2019 - 12 Steps to a Compassionate Life by Karen Armstrong (also a selection from Spring 2015)

Fall 2019 - "The Places That Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times" by Pema Chödrön 

Spring 2020 - “Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love & Liberation" by Rev. angel Kyodo williams and Lama Rod Owens with Jasmine Syedullah 

Summer 2020 - 8 part series of articles from the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, “Can We Reduce Bias in Criminal Justice?" 

Fall 2020 - The Art of Communicating by Thich Nhat Hanh

Spring 2121 - The Mindful Athlete: Secrets to Pure Performance by George Mumford