Mindfulness for greater joy and happiness

In this video you’ll learn:

  • What is mindfulness?
  • The power of setting an intention in meditation practice and in life and how to do this effectively
  • The secret to much of our underlying dissatisfaction and a tip on overcoming it
  • How to manage the common obstacles that arise in meditation
  • A new perspective on thoughts and your mind that will transform your life for the better

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James Baraz has been a meditation teacher since 1978. He created the popular online Awakening Joy course, which he has taught to thousands of participants since 2003. He is the coauthor of Awakening Joy: 10 Steps to Happiness, the book based on the course, as well as coauthor of Awakening Joy for Kids. James is a cofounder and teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California, and a guiding teacher for One Earth Sangha, a website devoted to expressing a Buddhist response to climate change. He has contributed blog posts to the Huffington Post and his course, Awakening Joy, has been covered on


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