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Charles Francis

Author of “Mindfulness Meditation Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace”

Charles A. Francis is the cofounder and director of the Mindfulness Meditation Institute. His organization has helped thousands of people learn mindfulness meditation through clear and simple instructions. Its rapidly growing following totals more than 80,000 people worldwide, including many high-profile figures. He studied the practice of mindfulness with Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh.

Francis is the author of Mindfulness Meditation Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace (Paradigm Press), the new ebook Mindfulness in the Workplace: How Organizations Are Using Mindfulness to Lower Health Care Costs and Increase Productivity, and numerous published articles.

In addition to teaching mindfulness meditation to individuals, he helps organizations develop mindfulness training programs for their staff and achieve cost-saving benefits. He also leads workshops and mindfulness meditation retreats.

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