A Mindful Nation

A Mindful Nation

How A Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit

eBook - 2012
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In one of the most optimistic books to come out of Washington during these trying times, 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 ar.
Publisher: Carlsbad : Hay House, 2012.
ISBN: 9781401939311
1401939317
Characteristics: 1 online resource.
Contents: Chapter 8: How Mindfulness Can Help Us Help Ourselves and Our CountryAfterword: Mindfulness and Kindness Practices, by Dr. Susan Bauer-Wu; Resources for Mindfulness Training, Applied Mindfulness, and Mindful Social Action; Acknowledgments; About the Author.
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword by Jon Kabat-Zinn; Introduction; Chapter 1: You Can Get There from Here; Chapter 2: Discovering Mindfulness; Chapter 3: What Scientists Say Mindfulness Can Do for You; Chapter 4: How Mindfulness Can Increase Our Children's Attention and Kindness; Chapter 5: How Mindfulness Can Improve Our Health and Our Health-Care System; Chapter 6: How Mindfulness Can Improve Performance and Build Resiliency for Our Military and First Responders; Chapter 7: How Mindfulness Can Help Us Rediscover Our Values and Reshape Our Economy.
Summary: In one of the most optimistic books to come out of Washington during these trying times, 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 ar.

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