“On a Mission”—Spreading TM to Create Global Change

by admin November 5, 2013

The following appeared on September 30th on Maria Shriver’s website in a section devoted to “Architects of Change.” It was written by Bob Roth, the Executive Director of the David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and World Peace. Read more

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Stress, the Brain, and Student Life:
A Researcher’s Reflections (Part 2)

by admin November 1, 2013

The following is the second part of an interview with Fred Travis, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Brain, Consciousness, and Cognition at Maharishi University of Management. Read more

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Stress, the Brain, and Student Life: 
A Researcher’s Reflections (Part 1)

by admin October 29, 2013

Dr. Travis is the author of more than 50 research papers that investigate the relation between brain wave patterns, conscious processes, states of consciousness, and meditation practice. He regularly teaches undergraduate and graduate courses, gives seminars, and speaks at conferences around the world on brain development. Read more

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Veteran Gets Her Life Back with Transcendental Meditation

by Stephanie Finamore October 25, 2013

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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Transcendental Meditation Protects the Heart from Stress

by Mario Orsatti October 22, 2013

Over the past 40 years independent research has increased our understanding of the many health benefits that result from practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique. Read more

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Understanding Silence as a Basis for Making Music—Rick Rubin

by Mario Orsatti October 19, 2013

RICK RUBIN is perhaps the most important record producer of the past 25 years. His stamp on contemporary music is considered immense. While still a student at NYU, Rubin borrowed $5,000 from his parents to start the Def Jam label with Russell Simmons. Read more

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WOMEN. MEDITATION. STRESS. – NYC Conference Highlights

by admin October 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

by Mario Orsatti October 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

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Experiencing “the Great Silence” within us —
Howard Thurman

by Craig Pearson, Ph.D. October 7, 2013

Minister, author, philosopher, theologian, educator, civil rights leader, and one of the most important figures in African American history, Howard Thurman was born in Florida and grew up in a world of segregation. Read more

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“The Totally 
Stressed-Out 
Man’s Guide 
to Meditation”

by Mario Orsatti September 30, 2013

“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

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

by Mario Orsatti September 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

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Barbara Walters On Meditation: ‘I Feel Very Centered’

by Mario Orsatti September 18, 2013

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

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Coming Back “Home”—How I overcame PTSD after serving in Iraq

by David George September 11, 2013

For those of us who live in the Washington, D.C., area, 9/11 wasn’t just on the TV. When the Pentagon was attacked, the conflict that would be known as the War on Terror began for me. Within a year I signed up for the Army Infantry and was sent to serve my country with the 101st Airborne “AASLT.” Read more

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TM – The First Step to My Recovery from Child Abuse

by admin September 10, 2013

The Transcendental Meditation technique is being increasingly recognized as a means to help people recover from the intense stress that results from the experience of trauma. In his recent book, True North, Tom North recounts his story of survival and recovery from a life of child abuse and domestic violence, and writes about the vital role that the TM technique played in his recovery. Read more

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“3 Ways Meditation Helps You Deal With Adversity”

by Mario Orsatti September 3, 2013

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

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Executives Who Swear By Meditation – Business Insider

by Mario Orsatti August 27, 2013

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

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Norman Rosenthal: From Transcendence to The Gift of Adversity

by Dr. Norman Rosenthal August 16, 2013

Adversity comes in many shapes and degrees of severity. In my new book, “The Gift of Adversity: The Unexpected Benefits of Life’s Difficulties, Setbacks, and Imperfections… Read more

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

by James Wilson August 8, 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

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But TM is so simple — can it take a person to higher states of consciousness?

by Tom Ball August 5, 2013

Can something simple and easy to practice produce the most immediate, holistic and profound effects?
Almost everyone who learns how to practice the Transcendental Meditation technique is surprised just how simple it is. And yet, the TM technique is designed for full awakening of human potential. Read more

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

by Mario Orsatti July 27, 2013

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

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