What exactly is a mental fitness trainer?

Author Mark Van Buren explains how he came to this point in his life to become a mindfulness instructor and what led him to writing A Fool’s Guide to Actual Happiness and Your Life is Meditation (Wisdom Publications). We talk about the difference between “fluff” and real mindfulness in everyday life and applying it, what to do when you f*ck up and how to get back on the cushion again.

Mark tells us about working an every day job and how a mindfulness practice helps with that and he also talks about his music career.


Buy Your Life is Meditation here.

Buy A Fool’s Guide to Actual Happiness here.

See more about Mark Van Buren on his site here.

Check out his Facebook page here.


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Photo: author’s webpage

Sound editing: Duane Toops