Jack Kornfield in Conversation with Tim Ryan about his book Healing America

Stanford published this video item, entitled “Jack Kornfield in Conversation with Tim Ryan about his book Healing America” – below is their description.

Jack Kornfield and Congressman Tim Ryan discuss the role of stillness, quiet, contemplation and mindfulness in the dynamic process of Healing America, as described in Ryan’s book by that title. (Healing America was previously titled A Mindful Nation.) Jack Kornfield, PhD, is one of the foremost teachers of mindfulness in the West. Trained as a Buddhist monk, he is also a psychologist, founder of Spirit Rock Center, and author whose books have sold over a million copies.

Congressman Tim Ryan represents Ohio’s 13th District, including the cities of Akron and Youngstown. He was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2002 and has been reelected seven times. Congressman Ryan, who is a Democrat, currently serves as a member of the House Appropriations Committee. He is also co-chair of the Congressional Manufacturing Caucus, which works to strengthen America’s manufacturing base and reform U.S. trade policies.

Ryan is the author of two books: Healing America: How a Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit, and The Real Food Revolution: Healthy Eating, Green Groceries, and the Return of the American Family Farm.

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