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Why is Wall Street taking to the Transcendental Meditation technique like never before? The quick answer is: Less stress, more success. 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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At a recent conference in New York City leaders in business, social welfare and philanthropy came together to hear about the an initiative that is bringing the Transcendental Meditation technique to hundreds of women and children suffering from the traumatic stress of domestic violence. Read more

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Women are increasingly playing key roles in the military. According to a recent Congressional Research Service report on: Women in Combat, over the past decade more women have become involved in combat operations. Since September 2001, almost 300,000 female service members have been deployed for contingency operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Read more

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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

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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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I know from my experience in Iraq just how stressful deployments can be. Last week a new survey conducted by Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) found that 1 in 3 post-9/11 veterans has considered suicide. Read more

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A new study published in the June 2013 issue of the journal Education (Vol. 133, No. 4)* shows practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique was associated with higher graduation rates, compared to controls. Read more

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“Meditation Helps Kids Chill Out, Reduce Impulsivity” –ABC News

by Mario Orsatti May 29, 2013

Schools are recognizing that children today are experiencing more anxiety and stress than ever before. Research is highlighting this growing concern: The percentage of children aged 5-17 using antidepressants more than doubled between 1993 and 2003, according to research by Kaiser Permanente. Read more

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TM Helping Students in the Caribbean with ADHD

by Linda Mainquist May 22, 2013

Many doctors and researchers think that this problem is directly related to the sharp increase of sensory stimulus created by increasing TV watching and computer use. Other researchers are correlating the alarming growth rate of stress and anxiety among children with the alarming increase in the incidence of this debilitating disorder. Read more

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Transcendental Meditation Significantly Reduces Post-Traumatic Stress in African Refugees

by Mario Orsatti May 13, 2013

Soldiers too often return from wars with the life-damaging effects of post-traumatic stress (PTS). But what about the surviving victims of war? Read more

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New American Heart Association Report Informs Doctors TM Lowers Blood Pressure

by Linda Mainquist May 9, 2013

A new report from the American Heart Association published on April 22 concluded that the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique lowers blood pressure and recommends that the TM technique may be considered in clinical practice for the prevention and treatment of hypertension. Read more

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Transcendental Meditation: Rx for Good Health

by Mario Orsatti May 7, 2013

Spending on health care in the United States is projected to reach the totally incomprehensible amount of $4.3 trillion by 2017. But what do we Americans get in return for that enormous sum of money? Read more

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“Doctor’s Orders: 20 Minutes Of Meditation Twice a Day” –WSJ

by Mario Orsatti May 3, 2013
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This past week the front page of the Health section of the Wall Street Journal, America’s most read newspaper, featured a story affirming meditation’s move into mainstream American healthcare. Read more

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David Lynch and Russell Brand Join Forces to Bring TM to 1M at-risk Youth

by Mario Orsatti April 25, 2013

David Lynch and Russell Brand joined forces to help bring the Transcendental Meditation technique to one million at-risk youth during the premiere of “Meditation, Creativity and Peace” at the Billy Wilder Theatre, Hammer Museum, in Los Angeles on Tuesday, April 2. Read more

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Iowa TM Community Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

by Christine Schrum April 12, 2013

Fairfield, Iowa, might be surrounded by cornfields, farmhouses, silos, and barns, but it’s definitely not your average Midwestern town. It’s the home of Maharishi University of Management (MUM)—one of the reasons Smithsonian magazine dubbed the town of 10,000 one of “The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2013” in their April 2013 issue. Read more

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“Transcendental Meditation May Help Stressed Vets” –Bloomberg Businessweek

by Mario Orsatti February 12, 2013

Every 65 minutes, a U.S. military veteran committed suicide in 2010. That’s according to a comprehensive study released last Friday by the Department of Veteran Affairs, which tracked veteran suicides from 1999 to 2010 (PDF). Read more

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Can Transcendental Meditation Help Military Rape Victims?

by Linda Mainquist February 4, 2013

In a recent series in the Huffington Post, advocates of those who have become victims of sexual assault in the military were invited to speak out about how those who have experienced military sexual trauma (MST) can be helped. Read more

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Can Transcendental Meditation End School Violence?

by Mario Orsatti January 28, 2013

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) youth violence is a public health crisis in the United States. The recent dramatic incidents of school violence is not the only events that are creating fear and trauma for our youth. Read more

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“Evidence Suggests Meditation Should Be Included in Government-Sponsored Health Programs”

by Mario Orsatti January 9, 2013

More people still die from cardiovascular disease than any other illness. Dubbed the number one killer and the silent killer, modern medicine has been researching and incorporating complementary and alternative approaches to… Read more

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