"Mindfulness, the aware, balanced acceptance of present experience, is at the heart of what the Buddha taught.”
—Sylvia Boorstein

Angeles Arrien

Angeles Arrien, PhD is a cultural anthropologist, award-winning author, educator, and consultant to many organizations and businesses. She lectures and conducts workshops worldwide, bridging cultural anthropology, psychology, and comparative religions. Her work is currently used in medical, academic, and corporate environments. Angeles is the President of the Foundation for Cross-Cultural Education and Research, and an advisor to the Institute of Noetic Sciences. Her books, including Living in Gratitude, The Four-Fold Way, Signs of Life and The Second Half of Life, have been translated into nine languages, and she has received three honorary doctorate degrees in recognition of her work.

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