Meditation Helps Those Involved in the Criminal Justice System to Not Re-offend

meditation helps you relax

I just read an article on Meditation being used to help those involved in the criminal justice system.  The authors reviewed multiple studies.  They found that regular meditation reduced re-offending in all categories of offending including sex offenders.  Another article reviewed information about the connection between trauma and externalized behavior problems (harm toward other people) and found a significant correlation between childhood trauma and offending behaviors.

Third and fourth articles on my newsfeed.

There is an active shooter in a grocery store in Collierville, TN. One is reported dead as well as the shooter and there are several reported injuries.

The death of Gabby Petito’s death a homicide.  Authorities are searching for her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, for questioning.  Mr. Laundrie was seen being verbally and physically aggressive toward others, including Gabby, on their trip to the Grand Tetons.

When are we going to look seriously at prevention of violence?  A big piece of the violence problem has to do with the maltreatment of children and the failure to protect and provide treatment for abused and neglected children in the US.

Thanks for reading

Dr. kathy