“Barb Schmidt writes in such a gentle, relaxed conversational style that it felt to me as if she were taking me by the hand and introducing me to the world of meditation and spiritual healing that she knows so well. And the quotes are just perfect—introduced at just the right time and in an unobtrusive way. It is a very moving piece of work.”

Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize–winning American biographer,
historian, and political commentator

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Acquire ancient wisdom in a contemporary toolkit to bring calm, quiet, and greater fulfillment to your busy life

Are you looking for a simple, accessible way get off the endless treadmill of stress and regret about the past and move into a life of daily calm, confidence, and inner joy?

Fortunately, the solution to creating a calm, fulfilling life within a sea of noise and clutter can be found in Barb Schmidt’s life-changing new book, The Practice:™ Simple Tools for Managing Stress, Finding Inner Peace, and Uncovering Happiness.

Take three daily steps that draw light and well-being to you

Barb Schmidt is an internationally-respected businesswoman, philanthropist, and teacher who has been devoted to spiritual development for over 30 years.

She has studied with many notable educators such as Thich Nhat Hanh, Deepak Chopra, and Marianne Williamson.

In The Practice, she guides you through a daily routine that begins with a morning meditation, which helps set a peaceful tone for the rest of your day. Then, she shows you how repeating a sacred mantra can keep you present and aware of this inner calm.

You’ll also learn the practice of focusing your attention, reading for inspiration, and thoughtfully reflecting on your day in a state of gratitude.

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Stay focused on your blessings and enjoy a more prosperous life

In this comforting and life-affirming book, you’ll learn Barb Schmidt’s three-part discipline that will propel you on a new journey and enable you to:

          “Barb Schmidt is a transformational leader who fearlessly shares her authentic truth. In her book, The Practice, Barb offers readers life-changing spiritual guidance in an easy to follow format. What makes this book so magnificent is that Barb has infused her own stories and struggles to help readers connect and learn.”

Gabrielle Bernstein, New York Times bestselling author of May Cause Miracles

Drop life’s distractions and turn to the natural gifts you have hidden within

You’ll learn that the answers you seek are ready to pour forth when you nourish your ability to turn inward, be still, and listen to your inner guidance system.

Listening to your mind’s judgments, worries, and critiques can be stressful and draining. What’s more, your mind keeps you focused on outward things that are supposed to make you happy.

The Practice teaches you to experience happiness as a journey to your underlying sense of peace and security, which you have the hidden ability to tap into. You’ll discover how natural happiness feels when you make the effort to quiet your mind and bathe in stillness and gratitude.


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More Praise for The Practice


“One of the most common questions I am asked is how to integrate a spiritual practice with daily life. Barb Schmidt’s small book supplies a very practical answer by setting out clear guidelines on how to transform our daily round into a spiritual path. This includes instruction on being present in the moment with focused attention, mantra recitation, and opening the heart to all others in gratitude and loving kindness. This beautiful book is filled with practical advice and inspirational instruction.

Having embarked on a spiritual search and practiced sincerely for many years, Barb Schmidt herself radiates the intelligence and harmonious kindness that she teaches. So this book is the result of her own experience and will appeal to anyone—irrespective of religious affiliations—interested in travelling the spiritual path.”

Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo, Buddhist nun, author of Into the Heart of Life, teacher and founder of the Dongyu Gatsal Ling Nunnery in Himachal Pradesh, India

“The Practice is a wonderful spiritual book linking practical wisdom with daily mindful routines to learn to live in the moment. Barb Schmidt’s extensive experience as a spiritual sojourner shines throughout the book. Her clear and concise method provides powerful tools for readers to train the mind to live a peaceful life. The Practice is now my daily ‘practice’ for living in the moment, for attaining inner peace, for being part of bringing peace in the world.”

Noemi Marin, Ph.D., Director, School of Communication and Multimedia Studies, Florida Atlantic University (former Director of Peace Studies Program, FAU), author of After the Fall

“The effectiveness of this book lies in the sincere and encouraging manner in which Barb Schmidt shares her insights and suggestions for meditation and other spiritual practices that she has personally learned from a wide range of spiritual traditions and teachers. She provides practical suggestions to help readers cooperate with the challenges and graces that flow from a quiet, patient commitment to meditation. Those who accept her invitation to begin a lifelong, daily practice of contemplation will be grateful for the interior transformations that will occur as meditation radiates out into their lives, helping them to become a healing presence in the world.”

James Finley, Ph.D., Thomas Merton Scholar, author of Christian Meditation

The definitive spiritual toolkit for bringing purpose and peace into your life

The Practice™ draws upon timeless wisdom and spiritual truths from a variety of faiths and teachings.

Barb Schmidt deftly blends their core principles to create a refreshing three-part routine that enables you to overcome daily stresses and live a calmer and more present existence.

The ideal read for long-time spiritual seekers as well as those on a recent quest to discover their inner truth, The Practice provides you with easy-to-use tools that help you feel grounded and more deeply fulfilled—no matter how busy your outside world becomes.

100% of all book sale proceeds will benefit Barb Schmidt’s non-profit organization, PeacefulMindPeacefulLife.org.


Barb Schmidt is an internationally-respected businesswoman, philanthropist, and teacher who has devoted over 30 years to spiritual development. She has studied with many notable educators such as Thich Nhat Hanh, Deepak Chopra, and Marianne Williamson. For the past 10 years she has been offering quarterly workshops and weekly classes on spiritual practices, as well as lecturing at various schools and organizations on living a meaningful life. She lives in Boca Raton, Florida.

Exclusive Gift From the Author

The Practice Companion Workbook is an interactive extension of Barb Schmidt’s The Practice. The downloadable worksheets offer you the opportunity to further engage in thought-provoking activities intended to deepen your experience of this daily discipline. From scheduling time in your day for spiritual pursuits to shifting your perspective, this integral companion will help keep your attention focused on your inner peace, happiness and living you most magnificent life.


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