about David Michie

David Michie

David Michie is the internationally best-selling author of a number of books about mindfulness, meditation and Buddhism. These include the non-fiction titles ‘Why Mindfulness is Better than Chocolate’, ‘Hurry Up and Meditate’ and ‘Buddhism for Busy People’, as well as his popular novel series ‘The Dalai Lama’s Cat’. His books are available in 25 languages in over 30 different countries.

David is a keynote speaker, corporate trainer and coach on mindfulness and meditation.  He has extensive experience presenting to a wide variety of different audiences in several different countries.

In 2015 he established Mindful Safaris, leading groups to Africa - where he was born and brought up – encouraging people to visit unexplored places, outer and inner, through a combination of daily game viewing trips and mindfulness sessions.

David’s blog on mindfulness and related subjects at www.davidmichie.com attracts a global audience of thousands of visitors each week. His recorded guided meditations are used in-flight by Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand.  Free guided sessions are also available on his website.

David welcomes reader contact at:

Website: www.davidmichie.com

Blog: www.davidmichie.com/blog

Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/davidmichie


Email: info@organisationalmindfulness.com


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Mindful Safari – videos, pics and thoughts from our 2016 adventure

We have recently returned from Mindful Safari 2016 – and what a truly amazing time we all had! Where to start with the highlights of our six day retreat?  Arriving at Hoedspruit airport in a De Havilland twin prop aircraft, after a flight over the Drakensberg Mountains, we were soon whisked to nearby Lufafa Ranch and the luxurious accommodation which is for the exclusive use of Mindful Safari guests.


Posted on: Oct 15, 2016

David Michie: My Corgis and Other Animals

As the author of The Dalai Lama’s Cat series, and a clear devotee of all things feline, people sometimes assume that I am a dog-hater.


Posted on: Sep 27, 2016

How to handle the shadow side of goals

In my 20s and 30s I was very keen on goals.  ‘If you don’t know where you’re going, you’ll never get there,’ was a premise that made perfect sense to me.  I read books and articles on goals.  I faithfully documented and reviewed my goals.  I was aware that goals should be SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and time-bound).  I was also aware they should be ‘big and hairy’(i.e.


Posted on: Sep 20, 2016

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