Welcome to Buddhaimonia
I’m Matt Valentine, the founder of Buddhaimonia.
I’m a mindfulness and meditation teacher, passionate author and creator, student of Zen, and a devoted husband and father.
Buddhaimonia is a resource for those looking to live with greater peace and balance through the practices of mindfulness, related meditations, and Buddhist wisdom.
Whether you're new to mindfulness or meditation practice, are an experienced meditator who struggles to stick to a consistent practice, or would like to bring the practice of mindfulness into your daily life, I'm here to help:
New to mindfulness & meditation and want to know how to get started the right way? I'll break things down in a simple, clear, and straightforward way:
Are you an experienced meditator who struggles to stick to a consistent practice? I'll show you how I did it and went on to help others do the same:
Do you lead a busy or hectic life and want to learn how to live more fully present in each moment? I'll show you how to make everyday life your meditation:
Want to stick to a consistent meditation practice?
Get my free “How to Create and Stick to a Consistent Meditation Practice” video series:
My Books and Courses
I've helped thousands of aspiring meditators and mindfulness practitioners like yourself go from stressed and anxious to happier, more balanced, and more at peace - Learning how to live a mindful life, sticking to a consistent meditation practice, and diving deeper into this beautiful and powerful practice.
My books and courses are based not only on my personal experience as a regular person leading a normal life, but on my experience with countless others looking to surmount the common challenges with everyday life:
Reader & Listener Favorites
Here are some of my most popular posts and podcast episodes from the Buddhaimonia blog and Zen for Everyday Life podcast:
- The Beginner's Guide to Walking Meditation
- How to Meditate for Beginners
- How to Walk the Buddha’s 8-Fold Path to True Peace and Happiness
- The Mindfulness Survival Guide
- The Beginner’s Guide to Letting Go
- 11 Ways to Be More Like a Zen Monk
- 7 Morning Rituals That Will Change Your Life
What Others are Saying
Buddhaimonia would be nothing without the amazing people that make up this community. Here's what just a few of them are saying:
"It has been an honor to stumble onto your website. Very impressed with the support and knowledge you are providing all of us."
- Tai Nass
"I deeply appreciate the effort that you take in reaching out to people with your words of peace."