February 7th, 2015
A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit
By Congressman Tim Ryan
The Mindful Nation Foundation was inspired by one of the most optimistic books to come out of Washington during these trying times. In A Mindful Nation, U.S. Congressman Tim Ryan presents us with an inspiring and hopeful view of our country’s future—and a roadmap for how to get there.
Across America, people are feeling squeezed, exhausted, and running faster and faster while falling farther behind. The economy continues to struggle, wars rage on, and every week brings news of another environmental disaster. Everything seems broken and people feel helpless to make a difference. Despite this bleak outlook, there are strands of quiet hope and confidence. People are beginning to take action in a new way: they are slowing down, paying attention, and gaining an awareness of the inner resources at their disposal.