Emphasizing Impact: How stats in percentages may not cut it!
February 7th, 2015
On page 5 of the February 9th issue of TIME magazine titled “Briefing,” I caught a glimpse of the following statistic. 15% Improvement in fourth- and fifth-graders’ math scores after they participated in a meditation-mindfulness program vs. those who didn’t, according to a study Both my wife and I missed reading this tidbit the first time we perused the […]
By Molly ball, The Atlantic, August 13, 2014. Tim Ryan’s job was killing him. By the time he was 35, the Democrat was already in his third term in Congress, and he was exhausted. Campaigning, fund-raising, legislating, barnstorming through his swing state for presidential candidates, governors, and senators—it had all taken a toll. So just […]
Washington, DC – Fox News 5 featured how mindfulness practice is becoming popular in Capital Hill, corporate America and in classrooms. Laura Evans interviewed Tara Brach, mindfulness teacher, and Congressman Tim Ryan about the benefits of mindfulness practices. Click image to watch the story.
Overstressed, overworked, college-obsessed students at Bethesda’s prestigious Walt Whitman High School will receive “mindfulness” training during class hours to help them relax and focus. Congressman Ryan who spoke at the event on October 7, 2013 learned mindfulness techniques five years ago and was so impressed that he wrote a book about them, called “A Mindful […]
Ryan Takes ‘Mindfulness’ to Inner-City Schools By Dan O’Brien, The Business Journal It’s mid-afternoon and a student in Mrs. Evelyn Fisher’s kindergarten class at Williamson Elementary School walks quietly to a corner and begins to cry. Within seconds, five other students surround her. “Breathe in, breathe out,” they coach, as they try to console their […]
Tim Ryan visits with the Holistic Life Foundation in Baltimore, MD. HLF does amazing work, bringing mindfulness into inner-city schools!
How to Learn the Law Without Losing Your Mind By Karen Sloan, The National Law Journal Rebecca Stellato had no idea what to expect when she showed up at Georgetown University Law Center last fall. Her self-described “hippy-dippy” upbringing in Northern California, her undergraduate degree in public policy and a year of international health work […]
Goldie Hawn Helps Kids Get Zen – and Smart By Stacy Lu, Today Goldie Hawn built a successful career playing the lovable, brainless ditz. But these days, the actress is trying to get kids to use their brains to become smarter – and happier. Following the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks and what she saw as […]