Mónica has been studying and practicing the spiritual and self-development path for over 25 years. She studied for many years with great spiritual masters in India and Nepal, and with Western ones such as Eckhart Tolle and Alan Wallace. She also received teachings by HH Dalai Lama for a long time. Currently, she guides Mindfulness & Transcendence retreats.
She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Complutense University of Madrid and a Masters Degree in Foreign Trade. She started her career as an Economist in London and Paris. Since 2008, she works as a professional life & spiritual coach, and teaches Emotional Mastery, Self-knowledge and Mindfulness to executives, MBA students and general public.
She is one of the leading experts in Mindfulness as applied to corporations in Spain and Latin America. She has created and implements her innovative method ©Beyond Mindfulness, that combines her studies in Neuroscience with her research and knowledge on the mind and emotions, further complemented by +25 years of meditation and Mindfulness. As a leader in the Hispanic world, she combines the best of Eastern and Western thought currents, and engages her program, ©Beyond Mindfulness” with top-tier clients.
She has completed post-graduate studies in Strategy and Leadership at the prestigious business school Insead, in France. She is also an International Coach, certified by John Grinder, the co-creator of NLP, in the United States, and is trained in the knowledge of the unconscious (Eriksonian Hypnosis) by the Institute of NLP New York, in the Western Mindfulness methods at UCLA and with Google, and in Psychology and Neuroscience at MIT and King’s College in London.
She is the author of 7 books, among them the bestseller: “MINDFULNESS” 6th edition (Planeta) and , “When I will Be Happy” 2nd edition (Urano). Her other books are: “10 Keys to Achieve Your Dreams” (Planeta); “Messages for the Soul” (Planeta); “The 3 Pillars of Happiness” (Planeta); and “Where Can I Touch Your Heart” (Planeta). The latest one, “The Infinite Starts Here” , has regularly been on the bestsellers list of Amazon in its category.
Passionated by other cultures and people, Mónica has visited more than 100 countries and has lived a total of twelve years outside her native Spain —in Paris, London, Tanzania and Asia.
Mónica Esgueva was honored as one of the Top 100 Women Leaders in Spain and one of the Top 10 “Thinkers and Experts” in 2014.
She has been a regular contributor of The Huffington Post for years and she is fluent in four languages.
She is frequently interviewed by the media. For instance, since she has been featured on: Spanish National Television, Antena 3 TV, Harper’s Bazaar, Telemadrid TV, Expansion Economic national newspaper, La Vanguardia, ABC national newspaper, La Razón national newspaper, Sport newspaper, TV Movistar, Objetivo Bienestar magazine, Psychologies magazine, Europa Press, Agencia EFE…