Posts Tagged ‘Anxiety’

How Transcendental Meditation Helped Me Through A Traumatic Experience

Heather Spero

Traumatic incidences are usually unavoidable. Your plans probably never include them, yet they happen all the same, which can leave you with a feeling of powerlessness. You’re not powerless though. Read more.


New Research on TM and Anxiety


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

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


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