Maia Duerr

Maia Zenyu Duerr is the author of Work That Matters: Create a Livelihood that Reflects Your Core Intention. A student in the Soto Zen lineage for many years, she has served as the executive director of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship and the director of Upaya Zen Center’s Buddhist Chaplaincy Training Program.  Maia also has a master’s degree in cultural anthropology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. She draws on all these experiences to create tools for integrating mindfulness into the workplace. Maia lives in Northern New Mexico. 

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Multicolored light is seen illuminating the palm of an opening hand

Opening to the Joy of Work

Making a living while living our values can be easier said than done, but Maia Duerr has discerned six keys for cultivating the qualities and conditions for doing abundant, cheerful, sustainable work.