Posts Tagged ‘Anxiety’

New Study: Helping Women Reduce Trauma in Prison

08/22/2017

Research finds that women are the fastest growing population in U.S. prisons, nearly double the rate of men. They enter prison with high rates of mental, emotional, and sexual abuse, and this high level of trauma results in an increased risk for recidivism.

Fortunately, a 2017 randomized controlled study found that the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique significantly reduced trauma symptoms in female inmates at an Oregon prison.

My Only Regret Is That I Didn’t Find This Practice Twenty Years Ago

01/24/2016

As someone with a creative AND whirlwind mind that moves a mile a minute, balancing my creative ideas with spinning, whirling, self-sabotaging thoughts has always been a challenge. My mind was always “ahead” of the rest of me, and this imbalance caused chaos in my personal life… Read more

43 Years Of Teaching Transcendental Meditation – It’s Been Quite A Journey

11/30/2015

In 1969, Bob Roth was just looking for a way to handle life. Since then, the Transcendental Meditation technique hasn’t just changed his life, but also the lives of over half a million at-risk individuals. Watch the video

Having A Father With PTSD: A Drill Sergeant In The Military And A Drill Sergeant At Home

11/11/2015

“I experienced some gruesome things there…I started having nightmares. I didn’t have any idea it was going to turn into the terrible thing it turned into…I woke up one day as an alcoholic, out of control… And I was looking for anything that would help me cope.” Watch the video

4 Millennials Try Transcendental Meditation For 60 Days

10/29/2015

“I have a resting nice face, but a lot of times behind it, it’s just like… panic. So my expectation [with trying TM] is to be calmer, and for my mind to race less.” Watch the video

How Transcendental Meditation Helped Me Through A Traumatic Experience

10/27/2014

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

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

“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