Shauna Shapiro

Shauna Shapiro, Ph.D., is a professor, author, and internationally recognized expert in mindfulness and compassion. Dr. Shapiro has published over 150 journal articles and coauthored three critically acclaimed books translated into 14 languages, including her most recent book: Good Morning, I Love You: Mindfulness & Self-Compassion Practices to Rewire the Brain for Calm, Clarity, and Joy. She has been an invited speaker for the King of Thailand, the Danish Government, Bhutan’s Gross National Happiness Summit, the Canadian Government, and the World Council for Psychotherapy, as well as for Fortune 100 companies including Google, Cisco Systems, Proctor & Gamble, and LinkedIn. The New York Times, BBC, Mashable, the Huffington Post, WiredUSA Today, and the Wall Street Journal have all featured her work, and 1.5 million people have watched her TEDx talk “The Power of Mindfulness." Dr. Shapiro is a summa cum laude graduate of Duke University and a fellow of the Mind and Life Institute, cofounded by the Dalai Lama. She can be found online at