Recommended Reading

Toni Bernard, How to Be Sick
Norman Doidge, The Brain that Changes Itself, The Brain’s Way of Healing
Tara Brach, True Refuge, Radical Acceptance
Gavin Harrison, In the Lap of the Buddha (on AIDS but useful for all terminal illness)
Darlene Cohen, Turning Suffering Inside Out
Nancy A. Welch, Medicine and Meditation
Sogyal Rinpoche, The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying
Traleg Kyabgon, Karma: What It Is, What It Isn’t, Why It Matters
Phillip Moffitt, Dancing w/ Life: Buddhist Insights for Finding Meaning in the Face of Suffering
Kathleen D. Singh, The Grace in Dying : How We Are Transformed Spiritually as We Die
Shinzen Young, Break Through Pain: A Step-by-Step Mindfulness Meditation Program for Transforming Chronic and Acute Pain

Jim Willems, Back from the Brink, published in Buddhadharma magazine
Susan Squier, Meditation, Disability, and Identity
Naomi Weissman, Being with What Is
Diana Lion, Widening Our Circle: Being an Ally to People with Chronic Illnesses
John Makransky, Love Is All Around
Stephanie Noble, The Buddha’s Eight Worldly Winds
Joan Halifax, A Buddhist’s Perspective on Grieving

Michael Moskowitz, MD, Transforming the Brain in Pain: Neuroplastic Transformation

KRS Edstrom, Defeat Pain: Meditations to Transform Pain to Peace
Belleruth Naparstek, A Meditation to Help Ease Pain

Castellino Training, Pre and Perinatal Psychology
Biodynamics of Osteopathy
Tara Brach, RAIN Resources