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Young Adults and Addiction: The Benefits of Inpatient Care

For many young people, drug use and experimentation is a rite of passage of sorts. However, experimenting with drugs and alcohol is far from harmless, and can often result in lifelong...

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Jack Kornfield

Clinical psychologist, meditation instructor and author

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Stephan Bodian

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Influencing Lyrics

Ellis might not be what you would consider the typical folk singer. She's not an activist decrying injustice. Instead she chooses to live a quiet life spending her free time meditating. She even tries to write songs you can meditate to! It's a kinder, gentler way to help change the world. The SouthBend Tribune caught up with the singer while on tour.

Posted: 2/29/08