A practitioner of mindfulness and meditation for over 30 years, Barb Schmidt is the author of the internationally bestselling book "The Practice: Simple Tools for Managing Stress, Finding Inner Peace, and Uncovering Happiness." In 2011, she founded the non-profit organization Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life. Barb’s mission is to bring mindfulness teachings to the community in the belief that outer peace begins through inner peace. Over the years, she has been on over 100 retreats and studied with teachers around the world, including the Dalai Lama. Currently, she teaches regular mindfulness and meditation workshops at Boca Raton Regional Hospital as part of the Peaceful Mind Peaceful Life Wellness Series.