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We’re back with another exciting episode of the StreetSmart Wisdom podcast! Our guest, Chris Ruane, shares their transformative experience attending a conference in Dublin back in 2014. Little did they know that this would be the starting point of a remarkable journey that would take them to numerous countries and parliaments around the globe. Although not elected after the general election in 2015, Chris remained determined to pursue their interest in mindfulness.

As we explore Chris’s journey, we’ll also delve into the need to expand mindfulness practice to communities that have traditionally been underserved. By collaborating with the medical community and empowering underemployed teachers trained in mindfulness, we can create a third strand of treatment for mental health, complementing existing therapies

.Join us as we uncover the global impact of mindfulness in legislatures and learn about the challenges faced by those dedicated to bridging the gap between mindfulness and politics. Stay tuned for an insightful conversation on how mindfulness can foster human flourishing, reshape policy, and empower individuals in ways we never imagined.

Get ready for an engaging episode filled with street-smart wisdom as we embark on the inspiring journey of Chris Ruane. Let’s dive in!

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The StreetSmart Wisdom Podcast Team