Emphasizing Impact: How stats in percentages may not cut it!
February 7th, 2015
USA TODAY 4:27 p.m. EDT October 31, 2014 by Gregg Zoroya War was the leading cause of death in the military nearly every year between 2004 and 2011 until suicides became the top means of dying for troops in 2012 and 2013, according to a bar chart published this week in a monthly Pentagon medical […]
How breathing exercises are helping veterans regain their foothold. By Kristin Crane Nov 11, 2014 Breathing is the first and last thing we do in life, but most of us take the breath for granted – unless we are scared, angry or winded. Some veterans throughout the country are using their breath to overcome wartime […]
How Mindful Practices can help Veterans: In honor of Veterans Day, Huff Post Live shines a light into how mindfulness and meditation practices improves the lives and well-being of our nation’s vets. Please click the image below to watch the interview with Krishna Pendyala and Cody Herrin, Veteran from Wichita, KS. He was one of […]
New research shows long-term, lasting improvements from practicing Sudarshan Kriya yoga. by Rose Caiola on September 8, 2014 The issues our veterans face are very important to me. I’m a big supporter of Congressman Tim Ryan’s work to improve the quality and variety of care that America’s heroes receive and what Mindful Nation does with […]
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 […]
“This is mindfulness’ most urgent initiative,” says Congressman Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), author of A Mindful Nation. Tim Ryan: A Mindful Coalition from Mindful Direct.
Natural Awakenings DC Edition November 2013 featured the Mindful Nation Foundation and its initial focus on helping Veterans overcome the trauma of war and rebuild their lives in society.
Thursday, October 24, 2013 Washington, DC – Congressman Tim Ryan hosted a roundtable conversation yesterday with leaders of top veteran organizations in the United States. The goal of this meeting was to discuss the most pressing issues facing our veteran community, explore possible opportunities for collaboration, and find productive ways address these issues.
New Experiments with the Military Affirm the Benefits of Mindfulness By Vanessa Gregory, Men’s Journal Two summers ago at the Marine Corps Base in Quantico, Virginia, a group of reservists prepared for a tour of duty in Iraq. Twelve-hour days were jammed with rifle qualifications, counterinsurgency training, emergency medical courses, and — last but not […]
Mind Fitness Training Found to Help Troops Improve Mental Performance under Stress of War By Patrick Hruby, The Washington Times While preparing for overseas deployment with the U.S. Marines late last year, Staff Sgt. Nathan Hampton participated in a series of training exercises held at Camp Pendleton, Calif., designed to make him a more effective […]