Louise Delagran, MA, MEd, is a writer, researcher, instructional designer, and former editor and web producer of Taking Charge of Your Heath and Whole Systems Healing. Louise has a strong interest in personal and community wellbeing and co-authored a chapter on advancing wellbeing in the textbook, Integrative Nursing. In addition, Louise is an advocate for evidence-informed practice and was a co-investigator on an eight-year NCCIH R-25 education grant to incorporate evidence-informed practice in a complementary and integrative healthcare institution. Louise has a particular interest in mindfulness from both a research and personal perspective and has practiced meditation for over 18 years. She teaches Introduction to Mindfulness courses and is one of the instructors on Coursera's Mindfulness in Integrative Heathcare course. Louise is a community member and has served as board chair of Common Ground Meditation Center in Minneapolis.