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An Effortless Kind of Happy

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08/28/2014

I grew up in a tough neighborhood in Newark, New Jersey, and I developed an emotional callus to protect myself from pain. Being surrounded by people with negative coping skills, always walking around on red alert, I felt numbed by violence that most other people would be shocked by. Read more

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A Group Of Grieving Mothers Hope To Rediscover Inner Peace With Transcendental Meditation

08/24/2014

When you lose a child, the world kind of shrinks. That’s how this informal group of Chicago mothers found each other. Bound together by the tragedies of inner-city violence, they each sought a way to live normal lives again. Read more.

Dive Within

It’s About Giving People A Practice That Will Change Their Lives

07/22/2014

Live The Process, an online collaborative guide to wellness and holistic health, shares stories featuring the Transcendental Meditation technique in concurrence with the launch of a new project, of which a portion of the proceeds will go to support the David Lynch Foundation. Read more

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How To Handle Stress And Live Authentically According to Hugh Jackman

07/10/2014

Hugh Jackman talks to Bob Roth about the role the TM technique plays with stress and being an actor, living an authentic life, and staying connected with his true self. “People say, ‘Oh, you’re down to earth’ and I go, ‘No, it’s just that meditation makes me see what’s true and real.’” Read more.

Blake Ian

Why I Learned Transcendental Meditation Three Years Ago And Why I Still Practice It

07/08/2014

On April 30, 2011, I learned the method of Transcendental Meditation. Since then I have experienced the most productive and present three years of my life, which includes moving to New York City and turning an idea I had into a successful tech startup. Read more

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My First Experience With Transcendental Meditation, Pt. III: Crawling From The Chasm Of Doubt And Into The Calming Pool Of TM

06/13/2014

Once again, Brian Baker shares his personal experience of life after learning the TM technique, from how it has changed his perception of day to day life to how it has affected his creative process as a writer. Read more

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Why Does Lena Dunham Make Time for Transcendental Meditation During Her 12+ Hour Days On Set?

06/11/2014

Lena Dunham, star and super-power behind the HBO series “Girls,” shares how she came to learn Transcendental Meditation as a 9-year-old, and how it has helped her since then, both on and off set. Read more

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Jim Carrey Proved to be Far More than Just a Funny Guy When He Spoke at the Maharishi University of Management

06/03/2014

Have you ever found yourself quoting Jim Carrey’s witty lines? Get ready to quote Jim and bring smiles to your friends in an entirely new way. From personal stories to practical, heart-felt life advice, Jim inspires not only the students and loved ones he addressed, but everyone who has heard his words in one way or another. Read more

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Jim Carrey in Iowa? University Featuring Transcendental Meditation Scores Big with Commencement Speaker

05/25/2014

The 2014 graduates of Maharishi University of Management were treated to an extraordinary commencement address, filled with equal measures of both wit and wisdom, by the award winning actor, comedian, author and humanitarian, Jim Carrey. Read more

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Think People With ADHD Can’t Practice Transcendental Meditation? Wrong! They Can, and Get This… It Helps

05/15/2014

For years artist Aaron Axelrod struggled with ADHD and the medications prescribed to treat it. In his own words, “Adderall is like Speed. It got to a point where it was kind of taking over my life.” He wanted a way to calm down without using drugs. Read more

Brian Baker

Stemming the Tide of Depression: My First Experience with Transcendental Meditation, Pt. II

05/09/2014

“In September my grandfather passed away and there were a few things about that which set me into a severe depression which no one noticed, not even my wife…. I knew I had two choices, be done with living, or truly start living. TM is my way to live.” Read more

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Judy Greer Takes Us Inside an Unusual LA Public School, Where Students and Teachers Practice Transcendental Meditation

05/07/2014

“There were these days before that I had anxiety, and had to worry about whether I would get it during Biology or Algebra. After TM, I felt my worries going away, along with anxiety. When I meditate, it takes out all the tension inside of you and it’s really calming.” Read more

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My First Experience with TM: Diving to the Source

04/28/2014

Las Vegas based writer Brian Baker wanted something more than Mindfulness Meditation had to offer. In this post, he shares his experience of learning the TM® technique. Read more

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

02/26/2014

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”

02/10/2014

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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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

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“The Transcendentalists” —Style.com

01/09/2014

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

Liv Tyler

Liv Tyler and Sean Lennon Help Raise Funds for TM Scholarships

01/02/2014

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”

12/13/2013

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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“How Transcendental Meditation Changed My Life”

11/18/2013

Thought you’d enjoy this recent blog by Madison Stephens, a New York-based fashion blogger who talks about her personal experience with Transcendental Meditation. Read more

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