Leadership & Life Coaches
Miriam’s work is focused on exploring the intersection of meditation and global problem solving.
Miriam Bekkouche founded The Brain Spa to help people cultivate happiness and well-being while living a life with purpose. She is passionate about blending science-backed mindfulness techniques with wisdom practices from across time and geography.
As a TED Resident, Miriam’s work is focused on exploring the intersection of meditation and global problem solving. She’s developed mindfulness-based curriculum for several organizations including Be More America to uncover and heal unconscious racial bias.Her approach is inspired by her experience enabling entrepreneurs and world-leaders to succeed while working with the Canadian Foreign Service for +8 years.
Miriam has been a student of mindfulness 20 years. She completed trainings with the Silva Method, the Art of Living, the Himalayan Tradition, Stanford’s Compassion Cultivation Training, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, and Prema Yoga (200hr RYT).
Originally from Montreal, Miriam lives in Brooklyn where she indulges in her love for travel, vinyasa and meditation.
What is The Brain Spa and what led you to founding it? (Take 1)
What is The Brain Spa and what led you to founding it? (Take 2)
Why did you start meditating?
What superpower can meditation help develop?
What do you tell someone who thinks they can’t meditate or aren’t good at it? (Take 1)
What do you tell someone who thinks they can’t meditate or aren’t good at it? (Take 2)
Can a person change the way their brain is wired?
What has technology brought to meditation?
What are some common mental bad habits that hold us back?
Can you elaborate on how we can reshape the narratives that in turn shape us?
Why do we procrastinate and how do we stop?
What’s the best way to navigate the ups and downs of life?
What was your experience taking part in the TED residency?