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Archive for the ‘News’ Category

The Wizards of Weird On A Crusade For Inner Peace (Town & Country)

David Lynch by Ash Carter
08/13/2014

Town & Country writer Ash Carter explores how the TM technique connects the lives of film director David Lynch and music producer Rick Rubin, who he dubs “The Wizards Of Weird.” Read more.

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Meditate To Sharpen Your Assertive Edge – Financial Times

07/29/2014

No need to worry about losing your “edge”. Those who practice the TM technique are finding it does quite the opposite – improving focus and creativity. Charles Wallace of the Financial Times discusses his own experience with stress and meditation. Read more

Dr. Rosenthal and Jerry Yellin

NBC Interviews a Veteran and a Psychologist on Overcoming PTSD with Transcendental Meditation

06/19/2014

In a segment aired on Washington D.C.’s NBC4 News, WWII veteran Jerry Yellin and psychologist Norman Rosenthal discuss their experience with the TM technique and PTSD. Read more

Wall Street

Wall Street is Taking to Transcendental Meditation Like Never Before, But Why?

02/28/2014

Nicole Goodkind at The Daily Ticker explores the increasing pressures on stockbrokers and bankers, the growing concern over the epidemic of stress-related problems on Wall Street, and the role the Transcendental Meditation technique can play. Read more

Ringo Starr Peace And Love Award

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

01/17/2014

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

Recovering from the Traumatic Stress of Domestic Violence

11/22/2013

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

WOMEN. MEDITATION. STRESS. – NYC Conference Highlights

10/15/2013

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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New Research on TM and Anxiety

10/11/2013

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

TM reduces PTSD among active duty US Army, says new research

08/08/2013

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

New Study Finds Transcendental Meditation Boosts Student Grades, Graduation Rates

06/25/2013

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

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

05/29/2013

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

TM Helping Students in the Caribbean with ADHD

05/22/2013

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

Transcendental Meditation Significantly Reduces Post-Traumatic Stress in African Refugees

05/13/2013

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

New American Heart Association Report Informs Doctors TM Lowers Blood Pressure

05/09/2013

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

Transcendental Meditation: Rx for Good Health

05/07/2013

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

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

05/03/2013

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

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

04/25/2013

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

Iowa TM Community Featured in Smithsonian Magazine

04/12/2013

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

“Transcendental Meditation May Help Stressed Vets” –Bloomberg Businessweek

02/12/2013

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

Can Transcendental Meditation Help Military Rape Victims?

02/04/2013

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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