Loch Kelly, MDiv, LCSW, is the author of the newly released The Way of Effortless Mindfulness and other award-winning books. Loch has been a leading meditation teacher, psychotherapist, and seminar leader for more than 25 years and is affiliated with Adyashanti. Loch has worked in community mental health and counseled family members after 9/11. Founder of the nonprofit Open-Hearted Awareness Institute, Loch collaborates with neuroscientists at Yale, the University of Pennsylvania, and NYU to study how awareness training can enhance compassion and well-being. lochkelly.org