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60 Mindful Minutes

Sep 6, 2021

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As a professional concert pianist, Jeeyoon Kim has built a career on the foundation of daily practice and unwavering persistence. Along the way, she’s learned how to transcend her feelings and whims in order to commit to her work. In her new book, Whenever You're Ready: How to Compose the Life of Your Dreams, Jeeyoon shares how success stems from disciplines, practices, and mindsets that we live out every day.


Jeeyoon’s book is about helping readers prepare themselves mentally, emotionally, and physically for their own performances…whether that’s landing a job, practicing for a speech or training for a marathon. She offers advice, encouragement, and practical exercises anyone can use to help us perform at our best and achieve our dreams.


Guest Bio

Award-winning classical pianist Jeeyoon Kim delights audiences with a sparkling combination of sensitive artistry, broad emotional range, impeccable technique, and innovative concert experiences. A native of South Korea, Jeeyoon has inspired a dedicated and passionate fan base from around the world. Today, between performances at venues like Carnegie Hall and the Chamber Music Society in San Francisco, Jeeyoon is an art activist, educator, podcaster, YouTuber, and award-winning performer who strives to connect with new audiences and help them discover the magic of classical music.


Host Bio

Kristen Manieri is the author of Better Daily Mindfulness Habits: Simples Changes with Lifelong Impact (July 2021: Rockridge Press). She’s certified both as a habits coach and mindfulness teacher. She specializes in: stress reduction, energy management, mindset, resilience, focus, habit formation, rest rituals, and prioritizing personal well-being. As the host of the weekly 60 Mindful Minutes podcast, an Apple top 100 social science podcast, Kristen has interviewed over 140 authors and thought-leaders about what it means to live a more conscious, connected, intentional AND joyful life. Learn more at


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