Cultivating an increased presence of mind through mindfulness practices and meditation can be a useful endeavor. Research has shown that regular mindfulness and meditation practice can improve mood, help us regulate our emotional responses, reduce anxiety and symptoms of depression, improve outcomes for recovery from substance use issues, and impact numerous dimensions of physical well-being.
The resources below offer a small sampling of the available articles and books on the topic. As you start this process, try to keep an open mind and maintain the attitude that regular practice will increase your success and skillfulness. Give yourself time- your journey to recovery from NPD will benefit from the increase in self-awareness, tolerance to distress, and compassion that often comes through regular mindfulness pratice.
Books, articles, and more...
Full Catastrophe Living, Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD
The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation, Thich Nhat Hanh
The Christian Mindfulness Workbook (Peace, Purpose & Passion), Nicole Shaw Gneiting
The Little Book of Mindfulness: 10 Minutes a Day to Less Stress, More Peace, Dr Patrizia Collard
Mindfulness in Plain English, Bhante Gunaratana
Breaking The Habit of Being Yourself: How to Lose Your Mind and Create a New One, Dr. Joe Dispenza
Mindfulness: An Antidote to Narcissism, Dr. Ron Passfield
30 Simple Mindfulness Practices to Help You Focus and Be Present, Benjamin Fishel
How to Mind Your Feelings, Daniel Goleman
Meditation for Anger
Silence, Presence, and Care w/Tara Brach
The extraordinary effect of mindfulness on depression and anxiety, Daniel Goleman