Kate James

Travels from: Victoria

A coach and mindfulness teacher passionate about cultivating mindful mindsets

Categories: Mindfulness & Mindset

Full Presenter Profile & Bio

Kate James is a coach and mindfulness teacher and the best-selling author of five best-selling personal development books. She is described as an authentic, engaging and down-to-earth speaker and she shares the latest research in how to cultivate a calm and focused mindset. Audiences comment that Kate is someone who appears to embody her message. Kate shares techniques to improve your physical and psychological wellbeing and open your mind to new ways of thinking. She’ll introduce practical tips to help you live and work more mindfully.

Kate is the author of five best-selling personal development books, 'Believe in Yourself and Do What You Love', 'Be Mindful and Simplify Your Life', 'Change How You Think and Be Happier Now', 'Build Resilience and Free Yourself from Fear'and 'Create Calm'. She has spent the past seventeen years working as a coach, meditation teacher, speaker and retreat facilitator.

Utilising tools from Positive Psychology, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and recent compassion research, Kate works with leaders and business owners to help them clarify their personal strengths, develop confidence, increase self-awareness and gain clarity about their career and life direction.

Her clients range from lawyers to artists, entrepreneurs to corporate leaders. They are creative, insightful people who have an interest in living their own version of a successful and meaningful life.

Having practised meditation for the past 25 years, Kate teaches mindfulness workshops and retreats in Melbourne, Byron Bay and Bali where participants are introduced to different to principles of mindfulness and how they can be integrated into everyday life.

Kate is a sought after media expert who has spoken on national television and radio and been quoted in The Age, body+soul, BRW, Marie Claire, Mindfood magazine, and Mind Body Green. She speaks to corporate groups on mindfulness, managing stress, finding more balance and living with purpose.

Speaker Topics

Creating Better Balance
The concept of work life balance is largely a myth. Most of how balanced we feel occurs on the inside. Learn tips and techniques for feeling a greater sense of balance in a busy life.
The Five Principles of Living & Working Mindfully
Learn how to use the principles of mindfulness in practical, workable ways. Includes simple mindfulness practices that can be used every day.


I would urge anyone who wants to create and drive a positive and productive team culture to get you to run some sessions with Kate. Thank you for hosting such a brilliant workshop and creating the perfect space for my team to explore their strengths and talents and to learn about new tools to help them stay focused and grounded in such a busy work environment. The energy, knowledge and experience you bring is truly exceptional!


Kate came in and opened up our global mindfulness program. Her workshop was the perfect introduction to mindfulness. The talk was both informative and engaging with key takeaways and techniques that people used straight away.

Cotton On Group

Kate delivered a fantastic mindfulness session for our team, the session was perfectly pitched for the audience and delivered well beyond my expectations. Kate’s engaging style and ability to mesh together research and real life practical examples really resonated with all who attended. In the weeks that followed many attendees have mentioned how much they learnt and are trying to include mindful practice into their daily lives.

RMIT University

Kate James brings to her workshops a bucketful of practical advice delivered in a calm and authentic manner whereby you’re left wishing that you could spend more time with her. She is insightful and inspirational, leaving the audience hanging on her every word.

Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited

Kate taught us a number of different mindfulness techniques that were surprisingly simple to learn, yet effective. Kate herself is a fantastic advertisement for meditation as her presence was calming yet energising.

City of Melbourne

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