A full service meditation and mindfulness training program tailored to your life.
My work has the capacity to change your life in a lasting, meaningful, and positive way. Being here to watch that happen as you find your own inner strength brings me the greatest joy.
"Ben's ability to focus and guide both individuals and groups in his unique meditation practice techniques offers an excellence of clarity, purpose and support that goes beyond age and taps into a place of wisdom that is timeless and relevant for our challenging and often turbulent times"
"Authentic and insightful meditation experience delivered in a clear and heartfelt spirit. Ben Bush's intuitive understanding of the practice of mindfulness and its practical applications stems from an evident depth of care and dedication."
I learn about you and your life, then we walk through a simple, applied, and relevant meditation program designed to enhance emotional intelligence, mindfulness, and day to day happiness.
Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps. / Lead Program Developer
August 2015 - May 2016, Northern Arizona University ROTC, Flagstaff, Arizona
Ø Initiated and designed an award winning 8-week mindfulness test program proven effective in increasing task-efficiency and reducing stress in warriors
Ø Trained 150 Airmen and women in the program and spoke publicly at leadership outreach events
Ø Initiated and lead a United States Defense Department funded study designed to research meditation and its effects on task efficiency in acute stress situations found in military operations
Junipine Resort / Private Customer Relations Consultant
June 2015 - August 2015, Sedona, Arizona
Ø Developed a comprehensive mindfulness-based customer relations training program resulting in an increase of 16 spots on Trip Advisor due to an extensive set of reviews raving about customer service following the implementation of my position.
Ø Expanded the training program from restaurant to front desk to housekeeping and was implemented for over 150 employees.
Event Planner / Head of Marketing and Event Leadership
December 2014 - September 7th, 2015, Flagstaff, Arizona
Ø Worked under an $895 budget to recruit and organize over 30 volunteers to rally over $8,000 in total donations
Ø Coordinated, created, and executed an array of marketing strategies to sell over 500 tickets
Ø Recruited and organized over dozens of professional performers and speakers from all over the world
Ø Developed lasting business relationships to enhance local outreach and revenue
Ø Erected Conscious Existence, a business organization to inspire local drug-free initiatives
Northern Arizona University (NAU)
September 2014 - December 2017
Northern Arizona University Students in Recovery / Lead Program Developer
Ø Tailored and marketed a specialized 3-month mental fitness initiative which taught a variety of topics within both meditation and mindfulness, giving the 180+ members an opportunity to develop within the course
Northern Arizona University Paws Your Stress / Lead Program Developer
Ø Taught 1,000+ students relevant, effective, and applied mental-fitness tools to cope with acute stress situations
Meditation Club / Founder & President
Ø Established the first on-campus meditation club and initiated the first formal affiliation with the Northern Arizona University Students in Recovery Program and the Northern Arizona University Paws Your Stress Program
Ø Innovated non-dogmatic, non-religious, empirically based standards for the 185+ student members which served to authenticate each exercise with validated scientific correlations
Ø Coordinated 75+ events throughout the academic year including special events, professional lectures, study groups, hikes, and meditations.
The Mindful Course / Co-Founder
September 2017 - May 2018
Ø Spearheaded the online development of The Mindful Course, an online course providing various perspectives on the evolution of mindfulness in the western world
Ø Organized and developed a team of 15 mindfulness and meditation facilitators to produce quality site content
Ø Effectively marketed The Mindful Course over multiple platforms to grow over 200%
Ø Analyzed social trends, optimized SEO's, created digital marketing content
Ø Co-developed www.TheMindfulCourse.com
Ø Larry, Stevens C., Mark, Gauthier-Braham, and Benjamin, Bush D., "The Brain That Longs to Know Itself: The Neuroscience of Self-Compassion." The Neuroscience of Empathy, Compassion, and Self-Compassion, Academic Press; 1 Edition, 2018.
- The first ever textbook analyzing conglomerating and analyzing academic research on the neuroscience of Mindful Self-Compassion
Ø Contributing Author to Goodness Abounds: 365 True Stories of Loving Kindness by Jodi Chapman and Dan Teck
- A 2017 Amazon best seller
Flexible pricing starting with a free introductory session and $10-50 per session from there depending on the program intensity.
- Academic Research
Listen to how they approach the topic of meditation. A good teacher will not "teach" meditation but lead you to yourself.