Awakening with Mindfulness

Learn the Foundations of Mindfulness & Awaken Inner Peace and Freedom.

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14-Day Training

24 Video Lessons

12+ Hours of Expert Instruction

A 14-day training in cultivating mindful awareness.

 Mindfulness is the practice of paying attention to the present moment, on purpose, and without judgment. It allows us to see beyond the conditioned filters of our minds, so we can awaken to reality as it truly is. 

When we aren't mindful of the present moment, we live our lives distracted by thoughts and consumed by emotions. We become caught by the constant stream of worries, fears, anxieties, stress, expectations, doubts, regrets, and grievances, and we miss out on the precious moments of our lives.

Being caught in the momentum of our thoughts, we rush through life, being pushed and pulled by every thought that arises in our minds. We are constantly rushing ahead to the next moment, and the next moment, hardly ever stopping to appreciate and enjoy this moment.

Rather than living each moment of our lives deeply, we escape into the dream of our thoughts, and live our lives inside our heads.

Not only does this constant stream of thoughts and emotions distract us from being present to our lives, but many of these thoughts cause us tremendous pain and suffering. Thoughts of self-judgment and self-doubt, feelings of shame and guilt, worries and fears about the future, attachments and regrets of the past. Yet all of these exist only in our minds. By bringing greater awareness and understanding to our minds, we can let go of these causes of unhappiness, and we can find real joy and freedom in this very moment.

Mindfulness Helps Us Wake Up To Peace & Joy

Mindfulness helps us wake up from this dream of thought and come back home to the present moment. In doing so, mindfulness helps us discover great freedom, peace and joy in our lives.

It helps us touch the joy of being alive here and now, it frees us from our limiting stories, negative thoughts and unconscious habits, and it helps us develop a deeper understanding of ourselves and the world we live in.

That’s why author and mindfulness teacher Joseph P. Kauffman created the Awakening with Mindfulness course—to guide you in learning the authentic practice of mindfulness, to support you in embodying your awareness in the present moment, and to help you find freedom from your mind so you can experience real peace in the here and now.

The Awakening with Mindfulness course is a 14-day mindfulness training designed to give you practical tools for transforming your life dramatically through the practices of mindfulness and meditation. Based on the Buddha's teaching of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness, this course integrates modern mindfulness research with the ancient principles of Buddhist psychology.

Practitioners of the course learn to establish mindfulness of:

  • Body
  • Emotions
  • Thoughts
  • Phenomena

Exploring foundational teachings and concepts of each, as well as participating in unique guided meditations.

Joseph’s simple-yet-effective practice guides you through each step to building a strong, personalized mindfulness practice of your own.

As each lesson builds on the next, you’ll be able to use this course to support your own mindfulness and meditation practice and to bring the practice of mindfulness into every area of your life.

This is a comprehensive course broken down into 14 days of mindfulness teachings and guided mindfulness meditations. After taking the course, you’ll be able to confidently practice mindfulness and meditation, have a deeper awareness and understanding of your own body, mind, and emotions, and know essential techniques and teachings that will help you to completely transform your life.

14 Days of Teachings

14 days of lessons and guided practices.

Half-Day Mindfulness Retreat

Half-day mindfulness retreat to help you deepen your practice.

Teacher Support

Ask any questions that come up and receive direct support.

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Meet Your Teacher

About Joseph P. Kauffman

Joseph P. Kauffman is an author, mindfulness teacher, and the founder of Conscious Collective. He has published 9 books on mindfulness, meditation, and spirituality.

At age 16, Joseph had a spontaneous mystical experience that gave him an insight into the oneness of life. After this experience, he began passionately studying and practicing Eastern philosophy and spirituality.

Joseph has studied extensively the philosophies of various schools of Buddhism, Zen, Yoga, Vedanta, Taoism, and Shamanism and has sought to integrate these ancient philosophies with modern understandings of psychology, neurology, and physics. His curiosity to learn has drawn him to travel abroad and study in India, China, Japan, Nepal, Peru and Guatemala, participating in numerous trainings and retreats and learning from many different teachers and traditions.

Joseph’s journey has brought him to a deep understanding of life and of the importance of mindfulness and meditation as tools for self-discovery and liberation. Now, it’s Joseph's mission to share the wisdom he has received from his studies and to help people experience greater happiness, health, connection and freedom in their lives.

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Stories on Joseph P. Kauffman

"I would recommend anyone who has the intention to grow to experiment with this practice."

Joseph is an excellent guide, transmitting serenity and kindness in every moment with his words and his presence. I feel very grateful to him. I would recommend anyone who has the intention to grow to experiment with this practice because it is the experience itself that can help us transform the information into knowledge.

Nicolas Acosta

"I am beyond honored to have Joseph as my life coach and spiritual advisor."

I am beyond honored to have Joseph as my life coach and spiritual advisor. The wisdom he has bestowed upon me has been priceless. Life undoubtedly has its ups and downs but having the tools on my belt shared by Joseph gives me great confidence and peace of mind that I am better equipped for whatever comes my way.

Paul Schwiesow
West Virginia

"I felt lighter, present in my body, and more open and aware than ever!"

I have been following Joseph's work for years and recently experienced a session with him. Upon connecting, I was put at ease with the gentle, kind, positive way he has about him. He seems to have the perfect blend of old wisdom and a youthful spirit that makes his work so relatable and calming. Our session brought me deeper into myself than I have ever been before. I felt lighter, present in my body, and more open and aware than ever! I am so happy to have connected with Joseph. Much love and many thanks!

Virginia Franklin

"I felt a strong sense of peace and of clarity."

Joseph was a kind, receptive teacher with much wisdom. His energy provided a space of comfort throughout the whole session. Personally, I had never experienced anything like this and have much gratitude for having gotten a chance to experience it. It was a simple process, yet one that proved to be very, very powerful. At the end of the session I felt a strong sense of peace and clarity.

Antonio Cervantes
United States

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What You'll Learn


  1. Get Established in Mindfulness.  Train yourself to develop mindfulness of the present moment so you can live life more deeply. We will explore the 4 Foundations of Mindfulness to get established in mindfulness of the body, emotions, mind, and phenomena.

  2. Learn Foundational Principles of Buddhist Psychology. This course integrates modern perspectives on mindfulness and meditation with ancient principles of Buddhist psychology for helping you understand the mind and find stability in mindful awareness.

  3. Get Rid of Common Myths About Meditation.  Let go of the myths that may be holding you back and making you feel like a meditation failure. Understand what the essence of meditation is all about and learn to develop genuine present moment awareness.

  4. Learn 12 Different Meditation Practices.  Participate in 12 different guided meditation practices and learn how you can integrate these practices into your daily life.

  5. Understand Your Mind and How to Process Your Emotions.  Gain valuable insights into your thoughts and how the mind works, and understand the essential tools for helping you feel and process deep emotions.

  6. Experience the Joy and Freedom of Mindfulness. Learn how to bring mindfulness to every aspect of your life. From breathing, to eating, to walking, mindfulness can enliven your daily life with the energy of presence, joy, and peace.
  7. Test Your Progress with a Half-Day Retreat.  This course concludes with a self-structured half-day retreat, utilizing the guided meditations in the course to support you in your practice.

The Curriculum

Explore the Awakening with Mindfulness Course Curriculum


Day 1: Understanding Mindfulness

  • Forgetfulness: The Dream of the Mind
  • Mindfulness: Waking Up From the Dream
  • Conscious Breathing Meditation

Day 2: Finding Your Seat

  • Seated Meditation
  • How to Sit
  • Guided Shamatha Meditation

Day 3: Looking Deeply

  • Vipassana: Looking Deeply
  • The Four Noble Truths (part 1)
  • The Four Noble Truths (part 2)
  • Watering Seeds

Day 4: The Four Foundations of Mindfulness

  • The Four Foundations of Mindfulness
  • Guided Body Scan Meditation

Day 5: Mindful Movement

  • Moving With Awareness
  • Walking Meditation

Day 6: Mindful Eating

  • Mindful Eating
  • Guided Mindful Eating Meditation

Day 7: Awareness of Impermanence

  • Awareness of Impermanence
  • Guided Impermanence of the Body Meditation

Day 8: Mindfulness of Feelings

  • The River of Feelings
  • Guided Recognizing Feelings Meditation

Day 9: Identifying Your Emotions

  • Naming Feelings
  • Guided Naming Feelings Meditation

Day 10: Understanding Your Emotions

  • Understanding Our Emotions
  • Guided Compassionate Acceptance Meditation

Day 11: Mindfulness of Thinking

  • The Thinking Mind
  • Guided Observing Thoughts Meditation

Day 12: Awakening to Your True Nature

  • Discovering Your Essential Nature
  • Guided Recognizing Awareness Meditation
  • Guided Resting As Awareness Meditation

Day 13: Mindfulness of Phenomena

  • The Nature of Reality
  • Mindfulness in Daily Life

Day 14: Half-Day Mindfulness Retreat

  • Self-guided half-day mindfulness retreat utilizing a structured outline of guided meditation practices from the course
  • Concluding mindfulness talk on the nature of awakening true inner freedom

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Join today and get a free PDF copy of Joseph's latest book "Awake to What Is".

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Stories on the Awakening with Mindfulness Course

"Learning meditation with Joseph has helped me transform my life."

Learning meditation with Joseph has helped me transform my life. He's a great teacher. I have incorporated his teachings into my everyday routine, and I carry that inner peace I have always craved and bring a new level of focus and intention to each day.

Adam Healey

"It completely changed my idea of what meditation is and how to practice it."

The Awakening with Mindfulness course was worth every penny. I'm very impressed with the simplicity and effectiveness of the course material. It completely changed my idea of what meditation is and how to practice it.

Jason Waugh


Frequently Asked Questions


Is this course good for beginners?
Yes! This course was designed to provide a solid foundation for a mindfulness and meditation practice. It is great for those new to meditation and for experienced practitioners that want to deepen their practice.

Do I need to be trained in meditation to take this course?
No. No previous experience or training is necessary. This course is great for people beginning a mindfulness practice.

Do I need a special place to meditate?
Nope. Just a cushion or chair and a few minutes to yourself. It can be helpful though to create a space in your house or room that is dedicated solely to meditation.

Will this course teach me how to practice on my own?
Absolutely. The purpose of this course is to help you develop your own mindfulness and meditation practice, and to help you get established in mindfulness as a way of being.

Are there guided meditations in this course?
Yes. There are 12 guided meditation practices in this course.

I work a demanding job, will I have time to complete this course?
The course is structured as a 14-day training, with each day varying between 30 minutes and an hour and 30 minutes, depending on the day. It is recommended to take the course day by day for the full 14 days for the best results. However, this is your practice and you are free to take the course at your own pace.

Do I have to practice at the same time each day?
No. You can practice anytime that works best for you. However, it may be helpful to pick a regular time for your practice to help you build the habit of daily meditation practice.

Do I need any certain software to take this course?
No, this course is hosted through this website, so there is no need to download any software. Once you purchase the course you will have an account on the website where you can access your library of downloaded courses.

Is this course for anybody?
Yes. Anyone interested in mindfulness and meditation can take this course.

What comes with this course?
In this course, you get 14 days of mindfulness training, 23 video lessons, in-depth written articles on the teaching topics, 12 guided meditation practices, 12+ hours of instruction, and a downloadable PDF copy of Joseph P. Kauffman's book "Awake to What Is."

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