References & Resources

This is an onging list of all the linked references and resources from the blog - any video, book, article, or other piece of media that has been referred to in a post. All entrys within a category are listed in the order in which they appeared on the blog.

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Academic References

  1. Rozin, P., & Royzman, E. B. (2001). Negativity bias, negativity dominance, and contagion. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 5, 296-320. doi:10.1207/S15327957PSPR05042
  2. Weisbaum, E. (2021). Applied Mindfulness for Physicians: a prospective qualitative study(Doctoral dissertation, University of Toronto (Canada)).
  3. Weisbaum, E. (2022). Operationalizing Mindfulness Across Education, Healthcare & the Workplace: Strategic Approaches for Developing Wellbeing Amidst the Challenges of Covid-19 and Beyond. Journal of Health Administration Education, 38(4), 975-1000.
  4. Weisbaum, E., & Chadi, N. (2022). Applied Mindfulness for Physician Wellbeing: A Prospective Qualitative Study Protocol. Frontiers in Public Health, 10. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2022.807792
  5. Harrington, A., & Dunne, J. D. (2015). When mindfulness is therapy: Ethical qualms, historical perspectives. Am Psychol, 70(7), 621-631. doi:10.1037/a0039460
  6. Maex, E. (2011). The Buddhist roots of mindfulness training: a practitioners view. Contemporary Buddhism, 12(1), 165-175. doi:10.1080/14639947.2011.564835
  7. Nhat Hanh, T. (June 21, 2009). 21-Day Retreat, Final Talk. Plum Village, Lower Hamlet: France.
  8. Nhat Hanh, T. (2008). Dharma Talk: History of Engaged Buddhism. The Mindfulness Bell. Retrieved from
  9. Nhat Hanh, T. (1999). Fragrant palm leaves: Journals, 1962-1966: Penguin.
  10. Queen, C. S., & King, S. B. (1996). Engaged Buddhism: Buddhist Liberation Movements in Asia. Albany NY: State University of New York Press.
  11. Weisbaum, E. (2018). Thich Nhat Hanh. In J. A. Palmer & D. E. Cooper (Eds.), Key Thinkers on the Environment. New York, NY: Routeledge.


  1. Plum Village App
  2. Insight Timer App - Search the app for: Joe Reilly, Kaira Jewel Lingo, Kristin Neff, Meena Srinivasan, Dung Vo, and Joe Holtaway


  1. Nhất Hạnh, Thích (2011). Making Space: Creating a Home Meditation Practice: Parallax Press.
  2. Nhất Hạnh, Thích (2022). The Blooming of a Lotus (Revised & Expanded): The Essential Guided Meditations for Mindfulness, Healing, and Transformation: Beacon Press.
  3. Nhất Hạnh, Thích (2022). Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet: Harper One.
  4. Kaira Jewel Lingo (2021). We Were Made for These Times: Parallax Press.
  5. Nhất Hạnh, Thích (1982). The Sun My Heart: Parallax Press.
  6. Jon Kabat-Zinn (1990). Full Catastrophe Living: Penguin Random House.
  7. Larry Yang (2017). Awakening Together: The Spiritual Practice of Inclusivity and Community: Wisdom Publications.
  8. Thich Nhat Hanh (2015). Silence: The power of quiet in a world full of noise: Parallax Press.
  9. Thich Nhat Hanh (1992). Peace is Every Step: Random House Publishing Group.
  10. Thich Nhat Hanh (1993). Call Me By My True Names: The Collected Poems of Thich Nhat Hanh: Parallax Press.
  11. Thich Nhat Hanh (2022). Present Moment Wonderful Moment (Revised Edition): Verses for Daily Living-Updated Third Edition: Parallax Press.

Deep Relaxation & Body Scan Recordings

  1. 5 minutes Total Relaxation for Healthcare Workers | Sr. Chanh Nghiệm (7min)
  2. Trauma-Sensitive Relaxation | Sr. Chanh Nghiệm (44 min)
  3. 15 Minutes Body Scan | Sr. true Dedication (15 min)
  4. Mother Earth Guided Relaxation | Joe Reilly (28 min)
  5. Guided Relaxation Practice | Kaira Jewel Lingo (28 min)
  6. Deep Relaxation | Meena Srinivasan (15 min)
  7. 37 minutes Deep Relaxation, Touching Inner Safety with songs and chanting | Br. Bao Tang and Br. Dinh Thuong (37 min)
  8. 50 Minutes Deep Relaxation | Br. Phap Dung (51 min)
  9. Compassionate Body Scan | Kristin Neff (24 min)

Dharma Talks

  1. Thich Nhat Hanh, Brother Phap Dung, Sister Dang Nghiem (2013.10.11). Finding Our True Home | Orientation: Finding Our True Home retreat #1.
  2. Brother Phap Linh (2022.06.12). Trauma Sensitive Mindfulness & Plum Village practice: 40 Years of Plum Village retreat #4.
  3. Sister Chân Đức (2022.12.25). Christmas Eve Dharma Talk by Sr. Chan Duc| 2022 12 25| Lower Hamlet.
  4. Brother Pháp Hữu (2022.12.31). New Year Eve Dharma Talk by Br. Phap Huu | 2022 12 31| Upper Hamlet.
  5. Br. Phap Huu, Br. Phap Linh, Sr. True Dedication (2022.10.02). Active Response to Suffering | Brs. Phap Huu, Phap Linh, Sr. Dedication | 2022 10 02 Rains Retreat.
  6. Thich Nhat Hanh (2008-2009). Rains Retreat 2023 | Dharma Talks by Thay (New Translations from the archive)

Guided Meditation Recordings

  1. Calm - Ease | Guided Meditation | Thích Nhất Hạnh (20 min)
  2. Short Breath Awareness Meditation | Robert Walsh (3.5 min)
  3. Calm - Ease | Thích Nhất Hạnh (15 min)
  4. Guided Meditation on Touching Freedom | Br. Bao Tich (7 min)
  5. Mindfulness of Feelings | Br. Phap Linh (11 min)
  6. Mindfulness of the Body | Br. Phap Dung (5 min)
  7. Mindfulness of Breathing | Br. Phap Dung (11 min)
  8. 20 Minute Silent Meditation with Morning Chant | Sr. The Nghiem (20 min)
  9. 20 Minute Silent Meditation with Evening Chant | Michael Ciborski (20 min)


  1. Thích Nhất Hạnh | One Action
  2. Brother Chân Pháp Dung | Dharma Embrace*
  3. Sister Dang Nghiem (Sister D) | Adornment with Nondiscrimination
  4. Brother Chân Pháp Hữu | Dharma Friend*
  5. Brother Chân Pháp Lưu | Dharma Stream*
  6. Shauna Shapiro, PhD
  7. Brother Phap Linh | Dharma Spirit*
  8. Sister Chân Thệ Nghiêm | True Vow*
  9. Sister Chân Hiến Nghiêm | True Dedication*
  10. Michael Ciborski
  11. Elli Weisbaum, PhD | True Blue Stream**
  12. Joe Holtaway
  13. Joe Reilly
  14. Kaira Jewel Lingo
  15. Meena Srinivasan
  16. Brother Troi Bao Tang | Brother Treasure*
  17. Kristin Neff
  18. Sister Chân Đức | True Virtue*
  19. Jon Kabat-Zinn
  20. Larry Yang

* Approximate translation of monastic ordination name given by Thich Nhat Hanh
** Name given upon joining the Order of Interbeing (core community of Plum Village)

Other Links and Websites

  1. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
  2. Water Cycle (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
  3. What are clouds? (Smithsonian Science Education Center)
  4. The Roots (hip hop band)
  5. Summer of Soul (2021 Documentary film directed by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson)
  6. Associated Press page on the anti-Vietnam war movement in 1967


  1. The Way Out Is In Podcast
  2. The Way Out Is In (Episode 34): Pathways Through Busyness, Overwhelm and Burnout.
  3. The Way Out Is In (Episode 18): The Three Doors of Liberation.
  4. The Way Out Is In (Episode 9): Engaged Buddhism: Applying the Teachings in Our Present Moment.
  5. The Way Out Is In (Episode 23): Deep Reflection: The Calligraphy of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.
  6. The Way Out Is In (Episode 46): Healthy Boundaries.
  7. The Way Out Is In (Episode 35): No Way to Happiness; Happiness Is the Way
  8. The Way Out Is In (May 23, 2022: Guest Episode: ‘Reconnecting with Gaia: A Deep Time Walk’

Popular Media Articles

  1. How to Practice Deep Relaxation | Sister Chan Khong (2022)
  2. Dharma Talk: True Presence By Thich Nhat Hanh in December 1995 | The Mindfulness Bell, Issue #15: Communication and Love (1995)


  1. Recommendation by Thich Nhat Hanh


  1. Plum Village Records
  2. Nhất Hạnh, Thích (2017). In Out Deep Slow [Performed by Joe Holtaway]. Wake Up Schools.
  3. Plum Village App (unknown year). In Out Deep Slow [Performer unknown - sangha version]. Plum Village App.
  4. Blue Cliff Ensemble, Sister The Nghiem (2017). Remembrance. Wide Open. Apple Music, Spotify, Youtube


  1. How to Practice Sitting Meditation | Brother Phap Luu
  2. Walking Meditation: An Introduction | Brother Phap Luu
  3. Wake Up Schools in India - short documentary | Elli Weisbaum and Robert Walsh (2012)
  4. "A Cloud Never Dies" biographical documentary of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh narrated by Peter Coyote (2022)
  5. What is sitting meditation for? | Thich Nhat Hanh (Vietnamese with English subtitles)
  6. Ted Talk: 3 questions to build resilience -- and change the world | Sister True Dedication (2021)
  7. Talking about Mindfulness and Education - short documentary | Elli Weisbaum and Robert Walsh (2012)
  8. What Is Applied Buddhism | by Thich Nhat Hanh, 2014 06 03 (Plum Village, France)
  9. U of T's Buddhism, Psychology, and Mental Health program's YouTube Channel
  10. Calligraphy Exhibition Thich Nhat Hanh | Plum Village
  11. TEDxAdelaide - Lorimer Moseley - Why Things Hurt