Russell's Recommended Reads

Russell's Archived Writings

Gratitude for Failure ~ November 2012

Toward an Embodied Ecology ~ March 2012

Accomplishing Nothing ~ August 2011

Reflections on Forgiveness ~ December 2011

Moshe on Health October ~ 2011

Encouragement of Light ~ August 2010

New Body of Life and Love ~ April 2010

Beyond Pessimism and Optimism ~ December 2009

Giving Thanks ~ November 2009

Advice from Shantideva ~ January 2009

The Pause That Refreshes ~ September 2008

The Arising Moment ~ February 2008

Awareness ~ November 2007

Ending the War with Life ~ October 2007

The All of It ~ September 2007

Sitting is the Center ~ March 2007

Questions from Students ~ February 2007

The Most Important Thing ~ December 2006

Embodiment and Beyond the Body ~ November 2006

Your Sphere of Caring ~ October 2006

Finding Zero ~ October 2006

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Book Recommendations

Meditation Related

"Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind"   by Shunryu Suzuki

"Not Always So"   by Shunryu Suzuki

"Opening the Hand of Thought"   by Kosho Uchiyama

"The Art of Just Sitting"   by John Daido Loori

"The Myth of Freedom"   by Choygam Trungpa

"Spiritual Materialism"   by Choygam Trungpa

"The Wholeness of Life"   by Krishnamurti

"The Wisdom of No Escape"   by Pema Chodron

"Refining Your Life"   by Dogen

Movement Related

"Awareness Through Movement"   by Moshe Feldenkrais

"The Potent Self"   by Moshe Feldenkrais

"Body and Mature Behavior"   by Moshe Feldenkrais

"The Thinking Body"   by Mabel Todd

"The Resurrection of the body"   by F.M. Alexander

Focusing/Inquiry Related

"Focusing"   by Eugene Gendlin

"Focusing Oriented Psychotherapy"   by Eugene Gendlin

"The Power of Focusing"   by Ann Weiser Cornell

"The Radical Acceptance of Everything"   by Ann Weiser Cornell

"Bio-Spiritual Focusing"   by Campbell and McMahon

"Non-Violent Communication"   by Marshall Rosenberg

Brain Related

"Descartes Error"   by Antonio Damasio

"The Feeling of What Happens"   by Antonio Damasio

"The Brain that Changes Itself"   by Norman Doidge

"Buddha's Brain"   by Rick Hanson

"A General Theory of Love"   by Lewis, Amini, Lannon

"The Mindful Brain"   by Dan Siegel


"And There Was Light"   by Jacques Lusseyran

"Awareness"   by John Stevens

"The Spell of the Sensuous"   by David Abram

"Touching: the Human Significance of the Skin"   by Ashley Montagu

"Mystery of the White Lions"   by Linda Tucker

"The Present Moment in Psychotherapy and Everyday Life"   by Daniel Stern

"Emotional Intelligence"   by Daniel Goleman

"Ego, Hunger and Aggression"   by Fritz Perls

"Man's Search for Meaning"   by Viktor Frankl

Recommended Poets

Rumi, Hafiz, Mary Oliver, John O' Donohue, Antonio Machado

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