The Mindful Day: Practical Ways to Find Focus, Calm and Joy from Morning to Evening

The Mindful Day

Designed for busy professionals looking to integrate mindfulness into their daily lives, this ultimate guide draws on contemplative practice, modern neuroscience, and positive psychology to bring peace and focus to the home, the workplace, and beyond.

 In this enriching book, noted mindfulness expert and international teacher and business leader Laurie Cameron – a veteran of the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute, a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being at George Mason, and 20-year mindfulness meditation practitioner – shows how to seamlessly weave mindfulness and compassion practices into your life. Timeless teachings, compelling science, and straightforward exercises designed for busy schedules – from waking up to joy and, the morning commute, to back-to-back meetings and evening dinners – show how mindfulness practice can help you navigate life’s complexity with mastery, clarity, and ease.

Cameron’s practical wisdom and concrete how-to steps will help you make the most of the present moment, creating a roadmap for inner peace – and a life of deeper purpose and joy.


Laurie J. Cameron, a student of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh for over twenty-five years, is the founder and CEO of PurposeBlue Mindful Leadership. Laurie integrates emotional intelligence, positive psychology, mindfulness, compassion and neuroscience into practical strategies for flourishing in conscious, intentional workplaces. PurposeBlue delivers Mindful Leadership programs that provide teams with the skills, strategies, and practices for generating clam, clarity, well-being and joy.

Laurie is the National Geographic author of the bestselling The Mindful Day: Practical Ways to Find Focus, Calm and Joy from Morning to Evening, March 2018, the National Geographic magazine Everyday Mindfulness, 2019 and Audible’s Power of Self-Compassion, 2020.

Formerly an Accenture Change Leader, Laurie is a keynote and TEDx speaker in the US, Europe and Asia, a Professor of Mindful Leadership at the R. H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being at George Mason University, a Senior Mindfulness Teacher at the Search Inside Yourself Leadership Institute and a certified meditation teacher with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, DC and lives in Chevy Chase, MD.

For more information you can visit Laurie’s website at

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