Mindfulness training aids Cleveland police — and citizens

A January article in the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin summarizes extensive studies (such as this one) showing that mindfulness enhances officers’ job performance and sense of well-being. According to the article’s authors, “To reset their minds after a difficult encounter, officers must adapt quickly to the here and now. … [M]indfulness techniques have revealed how to help individuals focus on the present and maintain contact with their minds and bodies.”

Click here to continue reading this article by Christine Schenk for the National Catholic Reporter.