Wes Nisker, Forward by Jack Kornfield, Being Nature: A Down-to-Earth Guide to the Four Foundations of Mindfulness by Wes Nisker. Publisher: Inner Traditions (2022). Originally published as Buddha’s Nature in the late 1990’s.
The MBSR course was first developed by Professor Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979 at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. It has been widely researched over the past 30 years and is at the cutting edge of integrative and preventative medicine. It is the gold-standard of secular mindfulness based approaches for mental and physical health and leads to measurable changes in brain regions associated with memory, sense of self, empathy, and stress as well as improving the immune response.