When nerve damage left his hand shaking badly, artist Phil Hansen learned to embrace this limitation, leading to more creativity than he could have imagined. His message of embracing limitations offers hope for those facing mental illness.
"'With business meditation, we have a practice that is extrapolated from Buddhism and secularized so that all of the theological underpinnings are swept away... So we have Buddhism stood on its head. Mindfulness meditation has been brought into the service of a totally different perspective and world view.' By now, that’s part of a venerable American tradition." [Read Article]
At a time when concern about campus rapes, domestic violence, and sexual assaults against women is at an all-time high, the appeal of “Fifty Shades of Grey”—a story that celebrates a man sexually abusing a woman—is hard to explain.