Linda Mainquist

College freshmen at 25-year low in emotional health, study says

by Linda Mainquist January 18, 2011
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Students rating their emotional health revealed the lowest levels since the question was first asked 25 years ago according to a UCLA annual survey of more than 200,000 American college freshman. See video post

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What’s gotten into veteran CNN reporter Candy Crowley?

by Linda Mainquist November 7, 2010
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This past year has been a remarkable one in the career of veteran journalist, Candy Crowley. The Washington Post reports that Crowley new assignment as anchor of CNN’s popular Sunday morning State of the Union program has been applauded by the public and… Read more

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Eva Mendes — finding more balance and creativity

by Linda Mainquist October 7, 2010
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Successful people in the entertainment industry often talk about trying to find some personal peace of mind in what is otherwise an incredibly intense public life. The 36-year old American actress Eva Mendes is one of those people who has found a way to achieve that sought-after balance. Read more

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Maharishi & American futurist, Buckminster Fuller — Press conference

by Linda Mainquist October 5, 2010
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The University of Mass at Amherst was the site of a remarkable meeting between Maharishi Mahesh Yogi and Buckminster Fuller. Maharishi and Mr. Fuller came from different traditions of knowledge, but both talked about the universal basis of the life of the individual and cosmos. See video post

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National Institutes of Health spotlights TM research

by Linda Mainquist June 17, 2010
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A recent study found daily Transcendental Meditation practice helps young adults decrease psychological stress and increase coping ability. For a group of students at high risk for developing hypertension, these changes also were associated with decreases in blood pressure. See video post

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Maharishi on Ideal Relationships

by Linda Mainquist April 29, 2010
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“If the individual has fully developed potential he’ll enjoy friendships, relationships, and marriage to the fullest extent… Therefore the key to relationships is to take care of our own Self. We meditate and then our potentiality is being used more and more through practice, and then a time will come when we are using our full potential and we have a fully developed heart and mind…”Read more

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New research on the “meditating brain”

by Linda Mainquist April 8, 2010
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Newly published research indicates that the Transcendental Meditation technique activates the brain’s natural “ground state.” A special issue of Cognitive Processing, which is dedicated to the “Neuroscience of Meditation and Consciousness,” featured the results of a randomized, controlled study conducted at American University in Washington, D.C. Read more

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