Mindfulness Studies - Course Book List
All students should purchase the 7th edition of the APA Publication Manual to ensure they meet Atlantic University's required writing style: American Psychological Association (7th ed.) APA -Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. ISBN-10:1433805618/ ISBN-13:978-1433805615 PRICE: $31.50
***PLEASE NOTE: Textbooks SHOULD NOT be purchased until semester enrollment has been confirmed.***
All courses are listed numerically
MS5000 Foundations of Mindfulness Studies
Hanh, T. N. (2016). The miracle of mindfulness. New York: Penguin Random House.
Zinn, J.K. (2012). Mindfulness for beginners. Boulder, Colorado: Sounds True.
MS5010/TP5015 Research Methods
Creswell, John W. and David J. (2018). Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches. Los Angeles, CA: Sage Publishing.
Blaxter, L., Hughes, C., & Tight, M. (2010). How to research (4th Ed.). McGraw-Hill.
(Note: This title is available in LIRN online library.)
Additional required reading material is included in the online classroom.
MS5020/TP6305 Spirituality and Ethics
Ciulla, J. B., Ed. (2014). Ethics: The Heart of Leadership. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger. ISBN-13: 978-1440830655. Price: $40.00
Ciulla, J. B. (2003). The Ethics of Leadership. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning. ISBN-10: 0155063170. Price: $90.95
Goldman Schuyler, K, Baugher, J. E., Jironet, K. & Lena Lid-Falkman, L., Eds. (2014). Leading with Spirit, Presence, and Authenticity. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. ISBN-13: 978-1118820612. Price: $42.49 (Note: This title is available in LIRN.)
MS6010 Decolonizing the Mind
Brach, T. (2019) Radical compassion. Viking. ISBN-13 : 978-0525522812; Price: $12.50
MS6030 Earth Stewardship
Holthaus, E. (2020). The future earth: A radical vision for what’s possible in the age of warming. HarperOne.
Hanh, T. N. (2021). Zen and the art of saving the planet. Harper.
Narby, J. (2006). Intelligence in nature: An inquiry into knowledge. Tarcher-Perigree.
Spooner, A. M. (2012). Environmental science for dummies. John Wiley & Son.
MS6040 Contemplative Neuroscience
Laughlin, C. (2020). The Contemplative Brain: Meditation, Phenomenology, and Self-Discovery from a Neuroanthropological Point of View. Brisbane, Australia: Daily Grail publishing.
MS6050 Mindfulness Retreat
Goldstein, J. 2013. Mindfulness: A practical guide to awakening. Boulder, CO: Sounds True.
Hougaard, R. & Carter, J. (2018). The Mind of the leader: How to lead yourself, your people, and your organization for extraordinary results. Harvard Business Review Press.
Saade, C. and Bird, M. M. (2021). Tears are the Source of your Passion: The Power of Authenticity &
Grief. Roundtable Productions.
Nagler, M. N. (2004). The Search for a Nonviolent Future: A Promise of Peace for Ourselves, Our
Families, and Our World. Inner Ocean Publishing.
MS6100 Leading from the Inside Out
Jaworski, J. (2012). Source: The Inner Path of Knowledge Creation. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers. ISBN-13: 978-1576759042. Price: $23.03
Scharmer, O., & Kaufer, K. (2013). Leading from the Emerging Future: From Ego-System to Eco-System Economies. San Francisco, CA: Berrett-Koehler Publishers. ISBN-13: 978-1605099262. Price: $17.24
MS6120 Leading People, Teams, and Organizations
Sinek, S. (2014). Leaders eat last: Why some teams pull together and others don't. New York, NY: Portfolio/Penguin
Katz, J. and Miller, F. (2013) 1st Edition. Opening Doors to Teamwork and Collaboration, 4 Keys that Change Everything. Berrett-Koehler Publishers.
MS6130 Applied Mindful Leadership
Poonamallee, L. (2021). Expansive leadership: Cultivating mindfulness to lead self and others in a changing world -- A 28 day program. Routledge.
MS6200/TP5205 Listening and Dialogue
Brady, M. (ed.). (2003).The Wisdom of Listening. Somerville, MA: Wisdom Publications. ISBN 978-0861713554. Price: $12.59
Donoghue, P. J., & Siegel, M. E. (2005). Are You Really Listening?: Keys to Successful Communication. Notre Dame, IN: Sorin Books. ISBN 978-1893732889. Price: $15.88
Isaacs, W. (1999). Dialogue and the Art of Thinking Together. New York, NY: Currency Books. ISBN 978-0385479998. Price: $23.62
Hanh, Thich Nhat, (2015). Silence: The Power of Quiet in a World Full of Noise. New York: HarperOne. ISBN 978-0-06-222469-9. Price: $9.77
Alda, A. (2017) If I understood you, would I have this look on my face? New York: Random House. (ISBN:9780812989144)
MS6210 Coaching and Development
McLean, P. (2012). The Completely Revised Handbook of Coaching: A Developmental Approach. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Silsbee, D. (2008). Presence Based Coaching. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
MS6300/TP6010 Becoming a Teacher of Meditation and the Inner Life
Chödrön, Pema (2013). How to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Making Friends with Your Mind. Sounds True: Boulder, CO.
Hanh, T. N. (1991). Peace is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life. New York, NY: Bantam. ISBN-13: 978-0553351392. Price: $9.16
Gawler, I. & Bedson, P. (2011). Meditation: An in-depth guide. New York, NY: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin. ISBN: 9781585428618.