The Gift of a Book Tour

The Gifts of a Book Tour

  Traveling from event to event, city to city, invited to bookstores, conferences, universities, recovery centers and more, there has been much to be grateful for in the first five months since the release of The Wisdom of a Meaningful Life. The book tour has taken us from New York to California, to the westernmost […]

October Retreat Begins Year-Long Training

October Retreat Begins Year-Long Training

  Arriving from all over the United States, participants in the 2016 – 2017 MLP Teacher Certification program met at their first retreat to begin their year-long journey. Along with instructors Mark Molony traveling from Melbourne, and Laura Bartels and John Bruna from Colorado, coming together in retreat serves to create a close knit learning community for the year […]

The Mindful Life Community Builds Connections

The Mindful Life Community Builds Connections

We are very excited to announce that we are adding new ways for our community members to connect and support each other. We now have live video web gatherings with guests from our community joining us. All members can participate in the topic discussions from home, either by computer or smart phone. You can engage in […]

John Bruna Chosen for TEDx Talk

A former high school student of John’s, Clifton Johnson, recently wrote “I went from a kid in Mr. Bruna’s class learning about how to break the societal chains that bind me to interviewing him for a slot on our panel for TEDxCSULB 2017.” It’s a story of coming full circle, as Clifton also wrote of his […]

Grand Lake, CO

New Mindful Life Retreats

  In 2017, we invite you to join us for our new series of Mindful Life Retreats. These residential retreats offer participants the opportunity to deepen their understanding and practice of meditation and living mindfully. Our first scheduled retreats take place in Australia, followed by retreats in Colorado and California. We invite you to join co-founder Mark […]

Mindfulness in Recovery Community Launches

Mindfulness in Recovery Community Launches in January 

We are very excited to announce the launch of our new Mindfulness in Recovery Community. We are currently fine tuning all of the components and it will become fully active in January of 2017. The Mindfulness in Recovery Community is an inclusive recovery support program, open to anyone with a sincere desire for recovery. Our […]

Online Course with Co-Founder John Bruna

Starting May 16th, we offer the opportunity to take a four week online course, The Four Keys of Living Mindfully, allowing those in any location to have access to this rich experience. The participants use an easy live video conference system that allows them to learn directly from John Bruna, co-founder of the Mindful Life […]

Invest in Yourself – Applications Due May 16th

“To invest in myself and my own mindfulness practice, guided and mentored by inspirational and masterful teachers over the course of a year, was a precious opportunity that transformed the way I live and experience the world. To then bring that deep practice and skillfulness to others as a mindfulness teacher is one of the most personally […]

Enhancing Resilience in Firefighters Mindfully

by Mark Molony For the past 15 years I have had the honor to work with an amazing group of professional firefighters from the local fire service in the Melbourne area which numbers approximately 2,200 firefighters. More recently, I have been incorporating the foundational practices of the Mindful life Program in assisting firefighters to developing […]

Mindfulness in Recovery

The Vision of the Mindfulness in Recovery Program- April, 2016

We are very excited to launch our new Mindfulness in Recovery program! This has been a vision of our co-founder, John Bruna, for many years and it has now come to fruition. Drawing upon his 31 years in recovery, experience as a substance abuse counselor, educator, Buddhist monastic, and mindfulness teacher, we have integrated the tools and […]

John Bruna to Speak at Google, Facebook and BookExpo America – April, 2016

It is an honor for John to be now scheduled to speak about his upcoming book in a variety of venues. In May, John will be in Chicago for BookExpo America. After the book release this summer, the schedule includes a talk at Google and Facebook’s headquarters near San Francisco at the beginning of August. Public […]

Mindfulness Presentations for Mental Health Professionals, Veterinarians and More – February, 2016

We were delighted when cofounder John Bruna was selected to present at the annual conference for the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association. The conference took place earlier this month, and his presentation, The Myths and Benefits of Mindfulness in a Therapeutic Setting: An Integrated Approach, was extremely well received. Many of those in attendance have […]