Amanda Enayati


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Seeking Serenity

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Let Me Tell You Where I've Been


Why your culture matters now more than ever 

The School of Greatness

My relentless pursuit of the guy who robbed me

The Femails podcast


9/11 on NPR

3% Conference

The importance of belonging 

Unplugging to solve modern stress

The power of perceptions 

A creative life is a healthy life 




A road map for not only surviving, but thriving in a world fueled by stress and burnout...Seeking Serenity has the power to change the conversation and help us live our lives with less stress and more fulfillment."  

Seeking Serenity is a big-picture look at what stress is trying to tell us about how to live better, happier, and healthier lives. It's a much-needed antidote to an increasingly stressful world.  

Seeking Serenity is an indispensible guide to these difficult times. Amanda Enayati's experiencs of exile, illness, and parenthood make it real and essential. A journalist who stumbled into the field of stress management--she does an inspiring job of teaching us how to calm down and live happily. 


New York Times Bestselling Author of Thrive 

CHARLES DUHIGG, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter and New York Times Bestselling Author of The Power of Habit

ERICA JONG, International bestselling author of Fear of Flying


Amanda speaks frequently on the intersection of culture, identity, purpose and happiness, including at The 3% Conference, SXSW, Stanford Medicine X, The Literacy Project, Aspen Writers at the Aspen Institute, among others. 

Her writing has been used in university textbooks on communication and writing, and her essays have been used in curricula at Stanford, University of California at Berkeley, UCLA and elsewhere.

Born in Tehran, Amanda fled the Iranian revolution as a child refugee and lived in several countries before settling in the United States. 



Amanda Enayati is an author, speaker and consultant. As Head of Culture Innovation for The 3% Movement, she works with companies to design and launch high-performing, impactful and inclusive cultures. 

Amanda's book, Seeking Serenity: The 10 New Rules for Health and Happiness in the Age of Anxiety (Penguin Random House), explores the science of stress and what it teaches us about creating thriving cultures, companies and communities.

Her essays about stress, creativity and innovation, technology and the future of work have appeared widely, including on CNN, PBS, NPR, SUCCESS, Washington Post, Reader's Digest, Salon and elsewhere. 


Amanda began her career as an international corporate lawyer and consultant for The World Bank, US Agency for International Development and others. 




Upcoming Events

  • Napa Valley Wellness Conference
  • High Five Conference
  • The Brunch Club Podcast


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