BooksThe Monk Who Sold His Ferrari - Robin Sharma - This fictional story about becoming more mindful is a great place to start your mindfulness journey!
The Art of Happiness - Dalai Lama & Howard C. Cutler - Combines the Dalai Lama's eastern spiritual tradition with Dr Howard C. Cutler's western perspective which makes it really relatable.
The Miracle of Mindfulness - Thich Nhat Hanh - One of the first books to awaken a mainstream readership to the subject of mindfulness
The Mind’s Own Physician - Jon Kabat-Zinn & Richard Davidson - A Scientific Dialogue with the Dalai Lama on the Healing Power of Meditation
AppsHeadspace is probably the most popular app which can be trialed for free for a period of time and then requires a monthly or yearly payment.
Calm is a useful free way to keep track of how many consecutive days you have meditated for, with daily reminders and handy timers. There is a lot of other great, free features on there including a nicesleep story read by Stephen Fry! Some of the content requires a payment, however there is plenty to try for free.
Guided MeditationsThis guided body scan meditation is a great way to relax and unwind
Meditation Oasis has a varied selection of guided meditations all available for free
Some guided meditations and discussions about meditation
Descriptions of MeditationJon Kabat-Zinn describing mindfulness
My all time personal favourite description of meditation and mindfulness!
Reasons to meditate - motivation