This is the ultimate mindfulness and meditation handbook. I wouldn’t start with this one if you are new to meditation, but if you’re ready for a deeper dive and for learning more about the science behind meditation this is an essential read. Packed with insight that I return to time and time again.
After years of teaching introductory psychology at the University of Virginia, Haidt wrote this book to distill down the key lessons of human psychology 101. Covers ancient philosophy, modern science and the formula for happiness, all told in a highly accessible and interesting way.