Compassion and Mindfulness in Politics

Broadcast on July 07, 2015
With Congressman Tim Ryan

Congressman Ryan will discuss the application of mindfulness and compassion in government policy and politics and the way it can be used to help specific populations like students and veterans.

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Congressman Tim Ryan

Democratic Presidential Candidate

Tim Ryan is a relentless advocate for working families in Ohio and across the nation. Congressman Ryan currently serves as a member of the House Appropriations Committee and the House Budget Committee. He is also the author of A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit. Congressman Ryan resides in Howland, Ohio with his wife Andrea and two children.