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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

anxiety

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

Experiencing “the Great Silence” within us —
Howard Thurman

10/07/2013

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


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

09/30/2013

“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

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

Barbara Walters On Meditation: ‘I Feel Very Centered’

09/18/2013

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

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

09/11/2013

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

TM – The First Step to My Recovery from Child Abuse

09/10/2013

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

“3 Ways Meditation Helps You Deal With Adversity”

09/03/2013

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

Executives Who Swear By Meditation – Business Insider

08/27/2013

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

Norman Rosenthal: From Transcendence to The Gift of Adversity

08/16/2013

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

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

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

08/05/2013

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

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

07/27/2013

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

Hugh Jackman

“Meditation Has Changed My Life,” Says Hugh Jackman

07/19/2013

Hugh Jackman lives, by his admission, a very fortunate and very demanding life—physically, mentally and emotionally. Beyond the intensity of celebrity, and the daily challenges of playing a starring role in blockbuster Hollywood films, he’s a devoted husband and father of two children who cherishes quality time with his family. Read more

“The basis of peace is bliss” –Maharishi

07/16/2013

Many people I meet seem to have the idea that meditation is about ‘stilling the mind’—removing all thoughts so that the mind can relax and achieve the goal of inner peace. Read more

Grammy Award-Winner Omar Akram Says TM Practice Fuels His Creativity

07/10/2013

Can music transcend cultural barriers and bring about world peace? Omar Akram is living proof that it just might be possible. The Grammy Award-winning Afghan-American recording artist is often referred to as a “cultural diplomat” for his evocative, elegant compositions, which are slowly helping to heal ancient wounds between war-torn nations. Read more

“Redefining Success Beyond Money and Power”

07/02/2013

During her recent commencement address at Smith College, syndicated columnist and author, Arianna Huffington emphasized the need to redefine success: 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

Transcendental Meditation Helps Businesses Improve Communication And Productivity

06/19/2013

Businesses are increasingly aware of the need to reduce employee stress, and improve job satisfaction. Here’s some information that has put business leaders on the alert: Read more

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