Melli O'Brien

aka Mrs Mindfulness, respected meditation teacher and co-founder of  

Melli O’Brien is a speaker, writer, mindfulness teacher and the co-founder of 

She is also the co-founder and host of ‘the mindfulness summit’ the world’s largest mindfulness conference. The summit is a not-for-profit project which has so far raised $750,000 for mindfulness-based charities around the world. 

 Known for her down-to-earth, engaging and authentic teaching style, she has guided thousands of people through retreats and courses over the last decade and the readership of her blog on mindful living,, is over 200,000 people. 

Melli’s own passion for teaching mindfulness stems from her first-hand experience of overcoming depression and deep suffering in her teens. After learning meditation at the age of 17 she had a series of breakthroughs that radically changed the state of her mind and ultimately her entire life. Now she dedicates her life to helping people become mentally strong – sharing the tools that transformed her own world from the inside out.