Loch Kelly is the author of the highly acclaimed The Way of Effortless Mindfulness and other award-winning books. He has been a leading meditation teacher, psychotherapist, and seminar leader for more than 25 years. Loch has worked in community mental health and counselled family members after 9/11. Founder of the nonprofit Open-Hearted Awareness Institute, Loch collaborates with neuroscientists at Yale, the University of Pennsylvania, and NYU to study how awareness training can enhance compassion and well-being. effortlessmindfulness.org
“Loch Kelly is one of the clearest expressions of authentic awakened freedom and love that I know. He offers wise, loving medicine and direct, practical guidance which evolved from Loch’s vast experience and deep commitment to help others awaken to spiritual freedom.”
Adyashanti, author of The Most Important Thing
I love this book because it is so practical. It contains a treasure trove of simple and effective exercises that help us to realize our true nature. Loch Kelly shows us that enlightenment is not esoteric and elusive, but always close to us, and always accessible. In The Way of Effortless Mindfulness, Loch shows us how to gain access to it.
Steve Taylor PhD, author of The Leap and Spiritual Science.
“In this groundbreaking guidebook, Loch Kelly offers contemporary versions of ancient practices to help us access the fundamental experience of being aware. The Way of Effortless Mindfulness teaches a unique form of mindfulness, which is advanced yet simple. Loch offers effective ways to liberate our lives with meaning, connection and clarity. What a beautiful book!”
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., Author of Aware: The Science and Practice of Presence
The Way of Effortless Mindfulness is a brilliant and essential meditation guidebook. Loch beautifully introduces us to the next stage of mindfulness, bringing it into heartfelt relationship with others. In Loch Kelly, you've found a wonderful guide for the important journey of awakening, which is so vital in our world today.
Lama Surya Das, author of Awakening the Buddha Within
Loch Kelly offers a rich array of unique mindful glimpses that reveal our naturally awake, openhearted awareness. His guidance is clear and precise… and it arises from a wise, caring heart. There are very few who can guide with such mastery. For those dedicated to realizing what is beyond our dualistic perceptions, The Way of Effortless Mindfulness is truly a gift.
Tara Brach, Author of Radical Acceptance