Susan Piver

Susan Piver is the New York Times bestselling-author of nine books, including the award-winning How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life; The Wisdom of a Broken Heart; and Start Here Now: An Open-Hearted Guide to the Path and Practice of Meditation. Her new book is The Four Noble Truths of Love: Buddhist Wisdom for Modern Relationships. Susan has been practicing Buddhism since 1995 and graduated from a Buddhist seminary in 2004. She is an internationally-acclaimed meditation teacher known for her ability to translate ancient practices into modern life. Her work has been featured on the Oprah show, TODAY, CNN, and in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, MONEY, and others.In 2011, she launched the Open Heart Project, the largest virtual mindfulness community in the world.

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Susan Piver Talks Meditation


  • Relaxation, Meditation, and the Self-Help Demon

    I’ve spent countless hours on the cushion, and a significant percentage of that time was spent looking for short cuts. If there was one to be found, I think I would have stumbled upon it.