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What TM is and what
it can do for you  

ABC Good Morning America

What did they say
about TM?  

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Proven Effective for
stress and anxiety

Stanford research:
TM is twice as effective  

How do I learn TM?

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What’s the evidence?

A summary of studies from
Harvard, Stanford, and more  

Is TM really easy
to practice?

Ellen DeGeneres shares her experience  

American Heart

AHA: TM is the only meditation
found to lower blood pressure  

How is TM different?

Different forms of meditation
produce very different results  


The long-term benefits of TM  

“An island of calm”

Paul McCartney  


Bob Roth, Director
David Lynch Foundation (20:44)  


John Hagelin, PhD
Quantum Physicist (16:40)  

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benefits of meditation

The Transcendental Meditation technique

What are the benefits of meditation?

Many people say the TM technique has a transforming effect — they report major benefits in reducing chronic stress and anxiety, insomnia, hypertension, and other stress-related disorders.

Evidence-Based Wellness

Over 380 published, peer-reviewed research studies on the TM technique have documented its effectiveness for stress-related conditions, brain function, and more.

Mayo Clinic Logo Transcendental meditation is a simple, natural technique... This form of meditation allows your body to settle into a state of profound rest and relaxation and your mind to achieve a state of inner peace, without needing to use concentration or effort.

What is TM’s value in daily life?

Extensive peer-reviewed published research on the TM technique has found a wide range of wellness benefits of meditation including:

  • greater inner calm throughout the day
  • reduced cortisol (the “stress hormone”)
  • normalized blood pressure
  • reduced insomnia
  • lower risk of heart attack and stroke
  • reduced anxiety and depression
  • improved brain function and memory

To learn more, contact your local certified TM teacher.

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