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.
There have been a number of people and books raising awareness of the importance of cultivating greater mindfulness for the purpose of healing great stress, anxiety, depression, addiction, chronic pain and even creating great joy.
A reading of Congressman Ryan's recent offering, A Mindful Nation, gives notice to all of us that a long-awaited and badly-needed shift in thinking is in the works. It goes far beyond being Republican, Democrat, Tea Party or Independent.