In 2008, mindful awareness expert and author Jae Ellard founded Simple Intentions, a conscious content company, to provide tools to learn, practice and master the skill of awareness. Her work has reached over 20,000 people in more than 50 countries at companies such as Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook and many others. She is the author seven books, hundreds of articles and 30+ human development programs designed to improve communication, build trust, enhance impact and empower group and individual accountability.

Jae Ellard Author & Teacher

Books by Jae Ellard

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The Five Truths About Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance has nothing to do with work. Really. This short, illustrated book offers a refreshing take on the five conversations people are NOT having about work, life and balance.

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The Pocket Coach: Perspective When You Need Some

Feeling stuck? This illustrated whimsical book doesn’t have the answers, rather the questions needed to shift perspective.

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Success With Stress

What if you could minimize or prevent stress before it happens?  This illustrated book gets to the point with five easy, free and mindful strategies to chill out.

Learning Opportunities

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Keynote Talks

Interactive, informational and action-orientated, Jae’s keynote talks empower groups of all sizes to create intentional impact. Topics include: Work-life Balance, Mindful Management, Success with Stress and Intentional Impact. For more visit Simple Intentions.

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Corporate Programs

Evidenced based, experiential and proved over a decade, Jae’s programs designed to improve communication, build trust, enhance impact and empower group and individual accountability. For more visit Simple Intentions.
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Online Course

Stop & Think: Creating New Awareness is the leading online course for developing balance. Since 2008, it has been taught to thousands in over 50 countries at multinationals such as Microsoft, Amazon, Pearson, and many others.

Articles

What Mindfulness Can and Cannot do at Work

What Mindfulness Can and Cannot do at Work

While there is much excitement about the qualitative benefits of mindfulness programs in professional spaces, there isn’t as much quantitative data surrounding the benefits of collective mindfulness practices… yet.  Many researchers around the globe are working to...

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What is a Mindfulness Teacher and How to Find One?

What is a Mindfulness Teacher and How to Find One?

With the popularity of mindfulness and meditation, there are still many questions people have about what mindfulness is, what a mindfulness teacher does and how to find a qualified teacher. What is mindfulness? Let’s start with what mindfulness is. There are many...

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What is Mindfulness and is it Right for me or my Company?

What is Mindfulness and is it Right for me or my Company?

With the popularity of mindfulness and meditation, there are still many questions people have about what mindfulness is? They wonder if it’s right for them, or whether or not it’s right to bring it into a workplace. What is mindfulness? Let's start with...

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