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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

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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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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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Meditation Transforms Roughest San Francisco Schools – SF Chronicle

01/24/2014

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.

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

09/24/2013

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

“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

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Can TM help these children?

03/12/2013

For the first 14 years of his life, Joey Lowenstein couldn’t write or read or speak. He was locked inside himself. Like millions of children who are autistic, Joey struggles to communicate and to fit into the world around him. Read more

Can Transcendental Meditation End School Violence?

01/28/2013

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

TM Becomes Integral Part of Buddhist School in Thailand

11/27/2012

Many poor families in Thailand are not able to send their daughters to school. As a result, young girls are too often employed in degrading occupations putting them at risk of abuse, AIDS, exploitation, and addiction. Read more

New study sheds light on “peak experiences” in world-class performers

08/24/2012

A prominent Norwegian researcher has published a new study on peak experiences among world-class performers in management, sports, classical music, and a variety of professions, which found that during optimal performance they spontaneously experience “higher states of consciousness.” Read more

Leading Art College Offers TM to Develop Creativity

08/14/2012

The College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit, Michigan, a recognized leader in art and design education, is also now a leader in ensuring its students have the tools to fuel their own creativity and overcome stress. Read more

Russell Simmons Talks About the Importance of TM for Young People

03/07/2012

Russell Simmons is an American entrepreneur, the co-founder of the pioneering hip-hop label Def Jam, and creator of the clothing fashion line Phat Farm. His groundbreaking vision has influenced music, fashion, finance, television and film, as well as the face of modern philanthropy. Mr. Simmons has been named by USA Today one of the Read more

Edutopia: SF School Uses TM to Overcome Problems

02/28/2012

Edutopia has become a force for innovation in American education. Founded and funded by the The George Lucas Educational Foundation (GLEF), Edutopia is a free, non-profit website that uses blogs, articles and videos to highlights evidence-based strategies that prepare students Read more

Breaking the “predictive power of demographics”: SF principal talks about how TM helps his students

02/15/2012

James Dierke, Principal of Visitacion Valley Middle School in San Francisco, like so many thousands of principals and teachers who are working in inner-city schools throughout the US, knows how frustrating it can be trying to provide an education in America’s low income, high stress… Read more

Combating poverty and exceeding expectations: LA school students benefit from TM

02/02/2012

According to a recent report by America’s Promise Alliance, only about half of the students served by public school systems in the nation’s largest cities receive diplomas. Seventeen of the nation’s 50 largest cities had high school graduation rates lower than 50 percent. Read more

Meditating Entrepreneurs Take Over iPhone Life Magazine

01/04/2012

Three twentysomething entrepreneurs in Fairfield, Iowa, home of Maharishi University of Management, have recently purchased iPhone Life magazine Read more

TM helping people in Ireland cope with the global financial crisis?

12/16/2011

A Sunday feature story in The Independent, one of Ireland’s leading newspapers ran with the title, “The answer to happiness lies within us.” Irish newspaper suggests it might. Columnist Barry Egan writes that as times gets tougher, “many people are searching for a more meaningful existence Read more

New Research Finds TM Helps Ease School Stress

12/05/2011

Student stress continues to rise in high schools and on college campuses. A recent UCLA survey of entering college freshman reported a decline in good or above-average high school emotional health levels due to stress, the lowest level within the past 25 years. Read More

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New Study Finds TM Boosts Brain Functioning and Helps Students with ADHD

08/27/2011

A random-assignment controlled study published this month in Mind & Brain, The Journal of Psychiatry found improved brain functioning and decreased symptoms of ADHD. Read more

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