Holly Niemela

Paris & Abroad

Using awareness-based practices, mindfulness and emotional intelligence Holly directs and develops programs geared for companies’ leadership, teams and individuals to become empowered, concentrated, confident and authentic.  This leads to efficient performance, closer teamwork, better understanding of oneself and others as well as creating a healthy work environment. In the digital revolution today we need to find the inner capacity to create, to thrive, to lead.

Holly guides group retreats, gives conferences and workshops to companies and organisations who are interested to bring optimal being through mindfulness into their realm, whether for leadership/team building, performance/efficiency, work/life balance, or wellness  and especially for those business pioneers who believe we must recognize, respect and develop the “human being” in order to bring about a new work environment now.

Her programs can be tailor-made for any organization seeking solutions for enhancing person potential, happiness and peace of mind. The end result brings increased performance, more employee engagement, less absenteeism, more creativity and overall the development of a more positive workforce.

Holly teaches in English and in French, globally.

The work of Holly Niemela at Mindful & Peaceful Interventions

Optimal Being Advocate. Guiding others how to be in the zone, to flow and thrive with peace of mind and good health, by gaining access to that unlimited source of wellness, wisdom and wonder within by simply being present. Holly brings efficient, effective tools to help us flourish in our digital, fast-paced life.


Two Day Program : Search Inside Yourself (SIY) is a highly interactive program that blends awareness based tools from mindfulness, emotional intelligence and neuroscience to awaken the best in people and organisations.  This program has been tested and perfected at Google along with hundreds of organisations, universities and companies the world over. Holly is one of the 100 worldwide certified teachers able to deliver the programs of the Search Inside Yourself Institute (SIYLI) specifically in Europe.

Mindfulness for Health and Wellness. 8 week Program. Using the tools from the MBSR (mindfulness-based stress reduction) program and optimized for a business setting, this program is offered within a company setting to improve overall health and wellness.

Using mindfulness, emotional intelligence and embodiment, Holly works with leaders who desire to experience Full Potential Living. Modules focus on attention training, physical fitness, compassion and caring, embodiment and leadership. 3 month start up program plus one week intensive retreat.

  • One Hour Keynote, with Practices

In this keynote, Holly introduces the concept of “attention”: what it is, what we do with it, how it has become the new currency and how can we train it.

Holly has spoken at TEDx and at many conferences and gatherings to inspire others to live in the present moment. Various topics :

  • How are you leading your life ?
  • The joy of imperfection the simplicity of now.
  • Joyfully simple being : a talk on happiness and well being in the workplace and at home.