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Rep. Tim Ryan, Ohio Democrat, (left) joins Tara Brach and Jonathan Foust in seated yoga positions before talking to an audience about his book, "A Mindful Nation," at BuddhaFest, in Arlington last month. The book touts the benefits of mindfulness as a stress-reduction method. (Preston Keres/The Washington Times)

Rep. Tim Ryan, Ohio Democrat, (left) joins Tara Brach and Jonathan Foust in seated yoga positions before talking to an audience about his book, "A Mindful Nation," at BuddhaFest, in Arlington last month. The book touts the benefits of mindfulness as a stress-reduction method. (Preston Keres/The Washington Times)

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