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Jim Carrey in Iowa? University Featuring Transcendental Meditation Scores Big with Commencement Speaker

Jim Carrey Featured
05/25/2014

The 2014 graduates of Maharishi University of Management were treated to an extraordinary commencement address, filled with equal measures of both wit and wisdom, by the award winning actor, comedian, author and humanitarian, Jim Carrey. Read more

Getting Free of Depression and Anxiety — One Woman’s Journey

03/05/2014

For more than a decade of my life, I struggled with debilitating anxiety, panic attacks and depression. And, like millions of people around the world, I longed to discover a magic pill to cure my ills and promise me nirvana. Read more

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Transcending and the Brain — New Research

02/18/2014

With millions of Americans practicing some form of yoga and/or meditation, research is advancing on the ultimate goal of these practices — transcendence.
This new article, Transcendental experiences during meditation practice, provides insights into research on individuals experiencing higher states of consciousness. Read more

New Volume of Research on Transcendental Meditation

11/30/2013

“Scientific Research on the Transcendental Meditation and TM-Sidhi Program: Collected Papers, Volume 7” is about to be released. It provides a wonderful resource for those investigating the ever-growing evidence of benefits results from the daily practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique.” Read more

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“How Transcendental Meditation Changed My Life”

11/18/2013

Thought you’d enjoy this recent blog by Madison Stephens, a New York-based fashion blogger who talks about her personal experience with Transcendental Meditation. Read more

“On a Mission”—Spreading TM to Create Global Change

11/05/2013

The following appeared on September 30th on Maria Shriver’s website in a section devoted to “Architects of Change.” It was written by Bob Roth, the Executive Director of the David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace. Read more

Stress, the Brain, and Student Life:
A Researcher’s Reflections (Part 2)

11/01/2013

The following is the second part of an interview with Fred Travis, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition at Maharishi University of Management. Read more

Stress, the Brain, and Student Life: 
A Researcher’s Reflections (Part 1)

10/29/2013

Dr. Travis is the author of more than 50 research papers that investigate the relation between brain wave patterns, conscious processes, states of consciousness, and meditation practice. He regularly teaches undergraduate and graduate courses, gives seminars, and speaks at conferences around the world on brain development. Read more

WOMEN. MEDITATION. STRESS. – NYC Conference Highlights

10/15/2013

On Tuesday, October 8, at the Paley Center for Media in New York City, a standing-room-only crowd of 350 professionals gathered to hear ten women leaders in business, media, education and social services discuss the impact of their Transcendental Meditation practice for reducing stress and stress-related disorders while improving health, creativity and performance. Read more

TM – The First Step to My Recovery from Child Abuse

09/10/2013

The Transcendental Meditation technique is being increasingly recognized as a means to help people recover from the intense stress that results from the experience of trauma. In his recent book, True North, Tom North recounts his story of survival and recovery from a life of child abuse and domestic violence, and writes about the vital role that the TM technique played in his recovery. Read more

“Transcendental Meditation: Topping The Bestseller List Since 1975”

01/01/2013

When I saw that a book about Transcendental Meditation (TM), written by a scientist, had landed on the New York Times bestseller list, my reaction was to quote the great Yogi of Berra: “It’s déjà vu all over again.” Read more

Can TM Save Medicare from bankruptcy?

07/19/2012

Medical researcher Robert Herron thinks the answer to the current health care crisis is something as simple and foundational as Transcendental Meditation.
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“One of the 12 Great Places You Have Never Been” – Mother Earth News

06/08/2012

In the video below, CBS News reports on one of the most remarkable small towns in America–one that Mother Earth Newshas named “One of the 12 great places you have never been.” At the center of this Iowa town’s life is the award-winning Maharishi School and Maharishi University of Management… Read more

“Meditating Moms: A Silent Revolution” – Huffington Post

05/28/2012

Who has to have more patience, energy and multitasking talents than your average modern mom? A recent Huffington Post article discusses the challenges mom’s face and why more and more mothers are learning the TM technique. Read more

“14 Executives Who Swear By Meditation”

05/15/2012

A growing number of business executives are turning to the Transcendental Meditation program to increase alertness, eliminate stress and fatigue, and enhance their creativity, according to a new article in the May 9 issue of Business Insider. Read more

Women, Violence and Meditation: Transcending Traumatic Stress

04/11/2012

Jeanne Ball reports in the Huffington Post about a recent national conference, entitled “Women, Violence and Meditation,” hosted by the David Lynch Foundation’s “Operation Warrior Wellness.” Read more

Oprah’s Next Chapter: Meditation — In ‘America’s Most Unusual Town’

03/26/2012

Jeanne Ball reports in the Huffington Post on Oprah Winfrey’s recent television special about her visit to the national center for Transcendental Meditation program in Fairfield, Iowa. Read more

Conference on Yoga and Naturopathy Focuses on TM and Science

03/16/2012

The largest international congress on yoga in contemporary society held in February in Bangalore, India, featured a plenary presentation by Robert Schneider, MD, FACC, Director, Institute for Natural Medicine & Prevention at Maharishi University in Fairfield, Iowa. Dr. Schneider… Read more

Native Americans combating diabetes with Transcendental Meditation

03/09/2012

Transcendental Meditation is now being used to combat the high rates of type 2 diabetes among Native peoples. Ahmed Mohammed, medical director at the Winnebago Indian Hospital in Nebraska, estimates that up to 66 percent of the Winnebago served by the facility are either type 2 diabetic or pre-diabetic. Read more

Five Things You Should Know About Stress

03/02/2012

William Stixrud, Ph.D., is a clinical neuropsychologist and director of William Stixrud & Associates in Silver Spring, Maryland, a group practice specializing in learning, attention, and emotional disorders. Dr. Stixrud is an adjunct faculty member at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, Read more

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