Mario Orsatti

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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In the article, writer Jen Murphy interviews LA entrepreneur/restaurateur Erik Oberholtzer about how he prepared for his 2012 trek in the Himalayas, and how and stays healthy and successful. Read more

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In the Huffington Post article below, Dr. Norman Rosenthal discusses how our society can achieve this kind of happy, energetic, creative business environment. Read more

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Wonderful report this week in the San Francisco Chronicle about the success of the David Lynch Foundation’s initiative to help troubled public schools in San Francisco offer the Transcendental Meditation technique to their students and faculty. Read more

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On January 20th Ringo Starr will receive the “Lifetime of Peace and Love Award” from the David Lynch Foundation. The award will be part of an event taking place at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles and will include a tribute concert featuring musicians Joe Walsh, Ben Harper, Brendan Benson, Bettye LaVette and Dave Stewart. Read more

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Thought you’d enjoy this recent Style.com interview with creative forces, filmmaker David Lynch and fashion designer Italo Zucchelli. Matthew Schneier’s interview with them focuses on their shared passions: creativity and the Transcendental Meditation technique. Read more

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On a beautiful evening in New York City this past Fall, Liv Tyler and Sean Lennon performed together with Royston Langdon & Spacehog in a live rooftop benefit concert. They helped to raise funds for the David Lynch Foundation’s New York City First Responders’ Initiative. Read more

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Josh is a Partner and Curator at Summit, an events- and community-focused organization that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship. Since 2008, Summit has hosted an annual three-day event called Summit Series, which brings together entrepreneurs, musicians, nonprofit founders, and other multi-disciplinary leaders. Read more

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‘Freedom and Self-Realization’

by Mario Orsatti December 3, 2013

Freedom is one of the more frequently used words in our age. Politicians use it incessantly, and the media is not far behind. But what does it really mean? What is a free man or woman, a free action, a free society? Read more

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Transcendental Meditation Protects the Heart from Stress

by Mario Orsatti October 22, 2013

Over the past 40 years independent research has increased our understanding of the many health benefits that result from practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique. Read more

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Understanding Silence as a Basis for Making Music—Rick Rubin

by Mario Orsatti October 19, 2013

RICK RUBIN is perhaps the most important record producer of the past 25 years. His stamp on contemporary music is considered immense. While still a student at NYU, Rubin borrowed $5,000 from his parents to start the Def Jam label with Russell Simmons. Read more

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New Research on TM and Anxiety

by Mario Orsatti October 11, 2013

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health problem in the United States, affecting 40 million adults (about 18% of the population) and costing more than $42 billion a year. Anxiety is considered a negative mood disturbance that results from failure to predict, control, and obtain desired goals and is associated with dysfunctional cognition, behavior, and physiologic over-activity. Read more

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“The Totally 
Stressed-Out 
Man’s Guide 
to Meditation”

by Mario Orsatti September 30, 2013

“The most successful, innovative men alive do it. Overworked, very, very busy hedge-fund managers swear by it.” So, writer Josh Dean asks, should you close your eyes for 20 minutes twice a day and join in? Will it work even if you’re skeptical?” Read more

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What’s Essentially Missing in Education? Can Transcendental Meditation Help?

by Mario Orsatti September 24, 2013

THE PURPOSE OF EDUCATION The key to what education can be is embedded in the word itself, which comes from the Latin root educere, “to bring or lead out.” It implies a bringing out and developing of an individual’s full capacity for living. Read more

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Barbara Walters On Meditation: ‘I Feel Very Centered’

by Mario Orsatti September 18, 2013

The Huffington Post reported this week that Ms. Walters spoke about her experience with Transcendental Meditation during a recent appearance on ABC’s The View. Read more

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“3 Ways Meditation Helps You Deal With Adversity”

by Mario Orsatti September 3, 2013

When adversity strikes, meditation can be our best friend. Not as an escape, but as a secret weapon to fortify our minds and bodies, to create resilience and perspective. Read more

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Executives Who Swear By Meditation – Business Insider

by Mario Orsatti August 27, 2013

Growing numbers of executives have been turning to meditation to increase alertness, eliminate stress and fatigue, and enhance their creativity. Read more

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“The Beatles may have been on to something after all” –The Telegraph (UK)

by Mario Orsatti July 27, 2013

The Beatles visit to India in 1968 to study with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi brought the world’s attention to the Transcendental Meditation technique. This recent article in The Telegraph is a look at how the Fab Four were indeed ahead of their time. Read more

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“Meditation Has Changed My Life,” Says Hugh Jackman

by Mario Orsatti July 19, 2013

Hugh Jackman lives, by his admission, a very fortunate and very demanding life—physically, mentally and emotionally. Beyond the intensity of celebrity, and the daily challenges of playing a starring role in blockbuster Hollywood films, he’s a devoted husband and father of two children who cherishes quality time with his family. Read more

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“The basis of peace is bliss” –Maharishi

by Mario Orsatti July 16, 2013

Many people I meet seem to have the idea that meditation is about ‘stilling the mind’—removing all thoughts so that the mind can relax and achieve the goal of inner peace. Read more

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