Susan Piver

Susan Piver is the New York Times bestselling author of seven books, including the award-winning How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own Life and The Wisdom of a Broken Heart. She is an authorized teacher and meditation instructor in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage and has practiced meditation for over 15 years. Susan leads retreats and teaches around the world. In 2011, Piver launched The Open Heart Project, which offers an online course of meditation instruction to thousands of at-home practitioners.

Upcoming Programs by Susan Piver


Fearlessly Creative: A Meditation and Writing Retreat

December 17–21, 2015

What do writers want more than anything in the world? Time to write. Yet even if such precious time could be found, it’s not always easy to settle into the writing groove. Meditate, Write, Share (or Don’t) Meditation can help synchronize mind and body in a way that truly supports the creative process. In addition […]