About Giovanni

Speaking and WorkshopsGiovanni is a meditation teacher, author of the Amazon best-seller Practical Meditation, the writer behind the popular blog LiveAndDare.com, and the creator of the acclaimed Master Your Mind meditation program.

He has been intensely seeking personal growth and enlightenment since his teenage years. In this process, he has practiced meditation daily (totalling over 9,000 hours), read 200+ books on related topics, tried 70 different techniques, and spent time on retreats with masters and instructors around the world.

All of this practice, learning and training has radically transformed his mind and experience of the world—as a result, he now lives a fearless, peaceful, and fulfilling life. His mission is to translate, update and share the tools and teachings of world-wide wisdom traditions so that they are easily accessible and digestible for the 21st-century person. He does so through his book, articles, online courses, coaching, and workshops

Giovanni has also worked as a consultant and advisor to award-winning meditation apps, including creating custom content and meditation scripts. He has spoken about meditation and mindfulness at hospitals, schools, non-for-profits, and spiritual centers.

Background-wise, Giovanni has a bachelor’s degree in Law and Sociology, a post-graduate in IT, and is a registered meditation teacher with the Meditation Association of Australia. He has helped thousands of people with meditation and personal growth since 2002, both in person and through his online courses, and is a full-time author and meditation teacher.

His core message is Master Your Mind, Master Your Life. We all have a mind, and we need to learn how to use it so that our mind becomes our best friend, and never our enemy. For that ones needs to delve into the practices of self-mastery, mindfulness, meditation, personal growth and conscious living. That is key in living a life of wellness and fulfillment.

Speaking and Workshops

Topics of Expertise

These are the topics that you can hire Giovanni to speak on. Some of them are limited to one-hour talks, while others can be expanded into half-day or full-day workshops. Inquire below to learn more.


Make Meditation Work for You

Find your ideal meditation technique and start a consistent daily practice. This is my “Meditation 101” talk, covering the different types of meditation, the benefits, myths, habit-building science, and integration in daily life.

Find Your Zen Wherever You Are

Effectively manage stress, anxiety, anger, and fear. Quickly find your center with the help of meditation and proven breathing practices. Learn to relax, find stillness, and apply “emotional emergency” techniques.

Mastering Your Inner Dialog

Overcome negative self-talk, limiting beliefs, and self-sabotage with the help of meditation. Turn your mind into your best friend.

Emotional Mastery with Meditation

Learn how you can feel the way you want, when you want. Increase self-control and the ability to direct your life as you wish. Gain the ability to generate and sustain the feelings you want, and overcome negative feelings.

Workplace Wellness and Performance with Meditation

Learn meditation practices and principles that will help you perform better and feel better at work. Includes lessons on stress and anxiety management, relaxation, mindful communication, and increasing clarity and focus.

Meditation for Athletes

Learn meditation and breathing practices to increase willpower and focus, prevent burnout, help physical recovery, and overcome negative emotions that come with training and performance.

Personal Growth

Self-Discipline: The Master Key

Learn how to avoid procrastination, use your time effectively, resist temptations, keep on track with your vision, and consistently achieve your goals in every area of your life.

Breaking Bad Habits with Meditation

Overcome impulsive behavior and bad habits with the help of mindfulness and meditation.


Find your center, access your inner strength, and bounce back from life’s challenges.

Letting Go, Letting Be 

Release the past, get emotionally unstuck, and live without regret with the help of meditation.

Meditation-Based Personal Development

Learn powerful meditation techniques and principles to develop new personal qualities, change behaviors, and build inner strengths.

The Survival of the Focused

Why focus is an “unfair advantage” in our modern world, and the tools you can use to develop it—both in meditation and daily life.

Coming Soon

These topics are still under development. Inquire to learn more.

  • Meditate Your Way Out of Anxiety
  • Meditation for Public Speakers
  • Meditation for Creatives
  • Overcome Fear of Failure
  • The Art of Living Joyfully
  • Spirituality for the 21st Century

What to Expect

Giovanni has spoken on the above topics on numerous podcast interviews, internet summits, meditation retreats, and radio shows. He has also given talks in schools and local community workshops.

You can hear some of his interviews/talks on LiveAndDare’s new YouTube channel (still under construction).

Finally, see testimonials on other aspects of his work (book, blog, online courses, and coaching) on the testimonials page. Giovanni’s readers, listeners, students and coaching clients are extremely satisfied with the insights and practical life tools they’ve learned from him.


Giovanni is based in Sydney, Australia, but is available for events worldwide.

  • Keynotes
  • Workshops and seminars
  • Panel discussions
  • Coaching
  • Interviews
  • Webinars and summits

The presentations can be as short as 30 minutes, or as long as a full-day workshop. They will be adapted (or developed afresh) according to the needs of your organization/audience.

For more information, availability and fees, contact him through the form below.

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