Pain & Illness

The following resources have been compiled to assist you with your education, wisdom & growth.

New resources will be added to the top of each section.


Mindfulness and Physical Pain - Kelly McGonigal (4 min)

  Mindfulness-Based Pain Management video by Vidyamala Burch [21 min]

  Vidyamala Burch interview (more detail about Vidyamala's story) [58 min]


Working with Pain - Mindfulness Strategies articles, talks, and meditations by Tara Brach

Buddhism's Pain Relief - Rick Heller

Lower Back Ache? New York Times article

The Strange Case of Chronic Back Pain by Ron Siegel

Reading List (Recommended Books)

Back Sense: Halting the Cycle of Chronic Back Pain by Ron Siegel

Living Well With Pain & Illness by Vidyamala Burch

YOU Are Not Your Pain by Vidyamala Burch

How To Be Sick by Toni Bernhard