Caren Osten is a writer, certified positive psychology life coach, and mindfulness meditation teacher. She works with individuals and groups, helping clients find balance, resilience, and positivity during transitions and challenging times. A contributor to publications such as The New York Times, PsychologyToday.com, and Mindful.org, Caren covers health and wellbeing, education, and travel. Caren co-edited the anthology Drinking Diaries: Women Serve Their Stories Straight Up (Seal Press, 2012). Learn more about her work at www.carenosten.com.