February 7th, 2015
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 Nation.”
“Everything just operated a little more smoothly” after the training, Ryan said. “One of my first thoughts was, ‘Why aren’t we teaching this to our kids in our schools every day?’”
Read more in the Washington Post article titled “Walt Whitman High School in Bethesda to devote class hours to teach ‘mindfulness’”