Danny Penman

Non-fiction writer and journalist
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Dr Danny Penman is a qualified meditation teacher and an award winning writer and journalist. He is co-author of the international bestseller Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World. He has received
journalism awards from the RSPCA and the Humane Society of the United States.

In 2014, he won the British Medical Association’s Best Book (Popular Medicine) Award for Mindfulness for Health: A Practical Guide to Relieving Pain, Reducing Stress and Restoring Wellbeing (published as You Are Not Your Pain in the US). His books have been translated into 30 languages. 

His journalism has appeared in the Daily Mail, New Scientist, The Independent, The Guardian, and The Daily Telegraph. He trained to teach mindfulness with the acclaimed Breathworks. 






  • If you're finding someone's weakness frustrating, remember a time when you were also weak. Notice how it changes your experience.

    Next time you whip out your phone to catch up with news etc, close your eyes & focus on your breathing instead. #ArtOfBreathing #mindfulness

    Struggle with insomnia? Try the Body Scan meditation shortly before bedtime https://t.co/eY4s5KyoqQ