Sunday, 23 May 2010

Mindful Politics - part 2

Further to my post last Friday, it seems meditation practice might indeed have reached into the upper echelons of the British government - according to the Guardian, both new foreign secretary William Hague and new deputy prime minister Nick Clegg have practised Transcendental Meditation. According to the UK TM website, quoting interviews from the Times and Telegraph, Hague still uses it to help him keep calm and sleep better, while Clegg practised regularly for five years in his 20s but doesn't have the time anymore. No news yet on whether Gordon Brown might consider taking up a practice - could be useful for noticing when radio mics are still clipped on...

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