Mediation is Helping Work Release Participants Change Their Thinking Habits

Updated: May 26, 2020


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If there is one thing that can be counted on inside a community corrections facility, its the noise.

Not constant — except the hum of air conditioner fans — but always there: People talking; the KA-THUNK! of closing doors; footsteps here and there.

Every Monday at 6 p.m., however, the sounds seem to recede for participants in Vanderburgh County’s Therapeutic Work Release program who take part in the 15-20 minute weekly mindful meditation sessions.

Sounds that might be distractions any other day drift by unheeded, like clouds in the sky.

Click here to continue reading this article by Mark Wilson of the Courier and Press.

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