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Meet The Congressman Bringing Meditation To The Classroom

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.23.2016 | Politics

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) started bringing meditation programs to his school districts about five years ago, which he said has created a "dramatic shift ...

Presidential Politics in the New Social Media Age

Caroline Klatt | Posted 03.31.2016 | Politics
Caroline Klatt

As younger voters become increasingly important to political campaigns, we can expect this trend of candidates engaging across social media platforms to intensify. And as candidates become sitting officials, it remains to be seen how these new modes of direct engagement will transcend being methods of campaign outreach and actually impact governance

Omnibus Bill Shows Trade Deals Can, In Fact, Rewrite U.S. Laws

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A short provision tucked into the 2,009-page government spending bill will remove labels telling consumers where their beef and pork com...

Bill Would Turn Vet Bars Into Wellness Centers

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 11.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the nation marking Veterans Day Wednesday, a bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging Congress to take a deep breath, exhale, and be...

Being a Mindful Child: 24 Hours in DC with DC

Mallika Chopra | Posted 07.16.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Mallika Chopra

24 Hours in Washington D.C. with my father, Deepak Chopra In my book, Living With Intent, Take Action is an important step in my path to INTENT. The ...

This One Issue Could Help Pull The Country Together, According To Congressman Tim Ryan

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 03.16.2015 | Politics

While there seems to be little room for bipartisan issues in the current congressional climate, Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) believes that transforming the...

The ABCs of Mindful Living: Authenticity, Balance & Compassion

Ira Israel | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

To help people understand what it means to live mindfully, I have broken it down to ABCs.

Friday Talking Points -- Sarah Palin, Under the Republican Bus

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.01.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The muck in question isn't even Democratic muck. It's purely conservative and Republican mudslinging, at a person who used to be put on a pretty tall pedestal in Republicanland: Sarah Palin.

Laura Bassett

Congressman Changes Position On Abortion After Talking To Women | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), a longtime opponent of abortion, announced in an op-ed on Tuesday that he now supports abortion rights after having talked to ...

Breathing Meditation Is a Powerful Ally for Veterans With PTSD

Rose Caiola | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Rose Caiola

As we celebrate Veterans Day, let's support more research and programs like these that help our veterans.

Tim Ryan Defeats Tom Pekarek In 2014 Ohio Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) defeated Republican Tom Pekarek in Tuesday's midterm election. Ryan and Pekarek were battling to represent Ohio's 13th Distr...

The Case For Bringing Meditation To Congress

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.03.2014 | Healthy Living

Jon Kabat-Zinn thinks our leaders in Washington could benefit from some meditation. Kabat-Zinn, one of America's most renowned meditation teacher...

Rep. Tim Ryan On Meditation: 'Get Off The Mat And Into The World'

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living

Congressman Tim Ryan has fought to bring mindfulness to at-need populations, including veterans with PTSD and children in inner-city public schools, a...

Congressman Tim Ryan: We Need Salad Bars In Every Public School Across America

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living

With high rates of obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases, heath care spending continues to rise, putting an enormous burden on the U.S. budget....

Why Tim Ryan Will Not Be Running For Governor This November

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

One of the key components of mindfulness involves tuning into one's personal needs and recognizing and accepting limitations for what they are -- even...

Congressman Tim Ryan's Real Food Revolution

Rose Caiola | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Rose Caiola

Why should a U.S. Congressman care so much about food? Because the majority of Americans are ill-served by our nation's food system. Tim believes we need to get away from industrialized food and back to healthy eating.

Jennifer Bendery

Congressman Enlists NFL Players, Veterans To Bring Meditation To Capitol Hill | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When it comes to selling his colleagues on the benefits of meditation, Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) is a patient man. Only a handful of law...

Congressman Takes On The Alarming Suicide Statistic That's Plaguing Our Veterans

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) addressed the alarming suicide rate of veterans in an interview on HuffPost Live Friday. Ryan explained that an average of 2...

Carolyn Gregoire

This Congressman Wants A Law That Would Actually Help Veterans Heal | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Wisconsin native Travis Leanna was 22 years old in 2007, when he was deployed to Fallujah for Operation Iraqi Freedom. Initially buzzing with exciteme...

Tim Ryan: '$13 To $14 An Hour' For Minimum Wage 'Would Be Livable'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Bach | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) advocated for an increase in the national minimum wage, in a Tuesday interview on HuffPost Live. While he said an increase ...

Rep. Tim Ryan: The Moment I Knew I Had To Change Or I'd Burn Out By 40

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.11.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) joined HuffPost Live to discuss the moment he realized he needed to make a change before he became just another burnt-out polit...

Dem Congressman: 'The Birthing Process' Is Scarier Than Dealing With Republicans

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) sat down with HuffPost Live on Tuesday to talk about how he balances being a father and congressman. Ryan leveled that the f...

Mindful Politics

Ira Israel | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics
Ira Israel

It is the electorate's fault that we have allowed corporations to hijack our government, influence politicians to deregulate their industries and then save them when they fail.

WATCH: Congressman Uses Mindfulness To Stay Grounded In Washington

Posted 11.08.2013 | Healthy Living

Achieving a state of mindfulness is the perfect way to stay grounded in a moment of conflict, and no one knows that better than a politician mired in ...

Jennifer Bendery

Quiet Time Caucus Offers A Break From The Chaos Of Capitol Hill | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, on Capitol Hill, and hundreds of aides are swarming the halls of the Rayburn House Office Building. Some are...