Charles A. Francis

Charles A. Francis is the founder and director of the Mindfulness Meditation Institute. He has published numerous articles, and is the author of the book, Mindfulness Meditation Made Simple: Your Guide to Finding True Inner Peace. He has studied the mindfulness practice with Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh and has over 20 years of experience with mindfulness meditation. He is a speaker and consultant and leads workshops and retreats in Raleigh, NC, where he resides. To learn more, visit:

Can Mindfulness Meditation During Coronavirus Outbreak Keep You Safe?

As the world struggles to cope with the devastating effects of the global pandemic of COVID-19, here's what you can do to keep yourself sane with mindfulness meditation.

How To Find Happiness By Living In The Present Moment

“Life is available only in the present moment.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh

How Mindfulness Can Help You Let Go Of Past Hurts and Heal Yourself

It is our inability to detach from the attachment to that past which keeps us from finding freedom and happiness.

How Practicing Mindfulness Improves Your Relationship

By bringing your attention to the present moment, you will be able to connect with your partner in a deeper way.

How To Boost Your Spiritual Growth and Development

By becoming more aware and conscious of your inner self, you can discover the true potential of your inner spirit and boost the process of inner awakening.