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“To Scale a Mountain, First Meditate by the Sea” –Wall Street Journal


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

Norman Rosenthal

“Meditation to Boost Morale, Performance and Creativity in Business”


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

Meditation Turns SF School Around

Meditation Transforms Roughest San Francisco Schools – SF Chronicle


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.

Ringo Starr Peace And Love Award

Honoring Ringo Starr With Tribute Concert And Lifetime Of Peace And Love Award


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

David Lynch and Italo Zucchelli

“The Transcendentalists” —


Thought you’d enjoy this recent 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

Liv Tyler

Liv Tyler and Sean Lennon Help Raise Funds for TM Scholarships


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

Josh Zabar

“Daily Reset – A Look Into Transcendental Meditation”


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

‘Freedom and Self-Realization’


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

Transcendental Meditation Protects the Heart from Stress


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

Understanding Silence as a Basis for Making Music—Rick Rubin


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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