This page is about Giovanni’s speaking services about meditation and mindfulness.

For speaking and workshops about Mindful Self-Discipline, see this page.

About Giovanni

Giovanni Dienstmann is the creator of Live and Dare, one of the top five most popular meditation blogs on the planet.
As an international author, meditation coach and speaker, Giovanni is an expert in helping people overcome anxiety and stress to live a more calm and centered life.
He is the author of the best-selling book Practical Meditation, which is available in seven different languages and has popularly been called “The Meditation Bible”. With over 9,000 hours of personal meditation practice, and a diverse training in meditation methodologies from different traditions, Giovanni brings a practical and unique approach to help both meditation novices and spiritual seekers alike.
He is a Registered teacher through the Meditation Association of Australia, as well as a sought-after consultant to award-winning meditation apps. His insights have been featured on popular publications such as Daily Yoga, Elephant Journal, and many more.
Giovanni’s clients range from stay at home parents to entrepreneurs, C-level executives and pro athletes. His acclaimed program Limitless Life has helped thousands of people master their mind, find contentment and clarity, and become unstoppable.
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.

Learn more about Giovanni here.

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.

Calm, Centered and Focused—Meditation for Anxiety

Effectively manage anxiety and stress. 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, resilience, 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.

“Stress Management and Mindful Communication for Lawyers” (Ashurst, June 2019)

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.

The Meditation Path to Resilience

Find your center, access your inner strength, and bounce back from life’s challenges. Meditation practices to increase resilience to stress.

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.

  • Meditation for Public Speakers
  • Meditation for Creatives
  • Overcome Fear of Failure
  • Spirituality for the 21st Century

“Mindfulness and Meditation for Stressed Executive Assistants” (EA Summit, Feb 2020)

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.

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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