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Timothy Eden, MSW
Timothy Eden, LGSW is a Clinical Social Worker, Special Programs Manager at The Center for Mind-Body Medicine, a Writer and Meditator, and a graduate of the Tulane School of Social Work. He lives in Washington, DC.

Entries by Timothy Eden, MSW

Meditation: Are Scientists Missing the Point?

(0) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 5:00 PM

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It's no secret that scientists are abuzz about the benefits of meditation. Thousands of researchers, academics, and practitioners subscribe to a Mindfulness Monthly Newsletter that catalogues the almost daily publication of scientific journal articles on meditation. Dr. Rick Hanson's book Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience...

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Dear Mr. President, the Time Has Come For You to Tackle America's Biggest Problem -- Congress

(7) Comments | Posted February 28, 2014 | 11:28 AM

Dear Mr. President,

We don't often think of the U.S. government as one of the most corrupt on the planet. We don't think that because instead of eliminating corruption, Congress (with help from the Supreme Court) has made it legal. In the past, it would be seen...

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Is Meditation Self-Indulgent?

(38) Comments | Posted June 24, 2012 | 12:00 PM

"I just feel like there are so many problems out there in the world, me sitting in silence doesn't really do anything for them." Juan is a close friend and meditation student. His question rattled me. He continued, "It just feels too self-indulgent."

Many new meditators have the experience of...

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