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New Research on TM and Anxiety


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

“The Totally 
Man’s Guide 
to Meditation”


“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

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


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

Barbara Walters On Meditation: ‘I Feel Very Centered’


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

“3 Ways Meditation Helps You Deal With Adversity”


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

Executives Who Swear By Meditation – Business Insider


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

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


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

Hugh Jackman

“Meditation Has Changed My Life,” Says Hugh Jackman


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

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

The Basis Of Peace Is Bliss


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

Transcendental Meditation Helps Businesses Improve Communication And Productivity


Businesses are increasingly aware of the need to reduce employee stress, and improve job satisfaction. Here’s some information that has put business leaders on the alert: Read more

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