Wednesday, September 14th at 6:30 pm – Mindfulness and the 11th Step, talk and book signing with John. Hosted by Unity of Syracuse. Location: Unity of Syracuse, 300 W Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY 13207. For more information, visit Unity of Syracuse or call (315) 492-0330. 

John at Barnes and Noble
John at Barnes and Noble

Thursday, September 15th at noon – John will speaking and signing books at Syracuse University.  The program is hosted by the Syracuse University Student Buddhist Association and the title of the talk is Cultivating Genuine Happiness: The Essence of Dharma Practice. Location: Hall of Languages, Room 500. Here is a link to the campus map, the Hall of Languages is 41 – SU Map.

Thursday, September 15th at 7:00 pm – Talk at book signing at Barnes and Noble in Dewitt, NY. Location: Raymour & Flanigan Plaza 3454 Erie Boulevard East, Dewitt, NY 13214. For more information, visit, Barnes and Noble.

Friday, September 16th at 6:00 pm – Teaching and book signing at the Inner Sanctuary Wellness Center in Baldwinsville, NY. John will give a teaching illustrating the key elements to reducing stress and developing well-being, inner peace and resiliency. By donation, suggested donation $20. Location: 7271 State Fair Blvd, Baldwinsville, NY 13027. For more information, call (315) 638-4197.


Saturday, September 17th – Day-Long Mindfulness Retreat in Liverpool, NY. Hosted by the Liverpool Art Center.  John will facilitate a day-long teaching covering the Four Keys of Living Mindfully – Attention, Values, Wisdom, and Healthy Relationships. The retreat is open to beginners and includes meditation, as well as practical application of these precious teachings.  Donations for the retreat will go to the Way of Compassion Foundation. To register or learn more – Four Keys of Living Mindfully.

Learn more about The Wisdom of a Meaningful Life and order signed copies – The Wisdom of a Meaningful Life.  

Listen to John’s reason for writing The Wisdom of a Meaningful Life from Mindful Life Program on Vimeo.