With growing evidence that the TM® technique helps children focus and be less impulsive, many families are already making it a part of their daily routine, and it may not be long before autistic children commonly use the TM technique as an accepted, drug-free, complimentary treatment. Read more



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


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


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

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The December, 2012 TEDxWomen conference in Washington, DC included a fascinating talk by Dr. John Hagelin, world-renowned quantum physicist, science and public policy expert, speaking about the value of meditation as a powerful tool for health… Read more


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Three years after Italo Zucchelli joined Calvin Klein in 2000, Klein himself stepped down and handpicked Zucchelli as his successor as the company’s creative design director of menswear. If ever there was a vote of confidence in fashion history… Read more

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For over 50 years, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi marked January 12th as a traditional day of celebration for his worldwide Transcendental Meditation organization. Achievements of the previous year were reviewed with a look forward to the coming new year as a renewed opportunity… Read more


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What is it about music that attracts us? Perhaps what we hear resonates deeply within our nervous system. In fact, while we listen to music, so much of the brain is activated – not only the temporal lobe, known for its role in sound recognition… Read more


Moby is cool

by Gina Orange June 11, 2010
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In case anyone out there is not aware, Moby is cool. He makes good music, makes people laugh, practices meditation, and lends his time and talents to good causes.

It was a couple years back that Moby first entered my world. I was in the Sao Paulo airport waiting in a long line to go through security, and of course I was glancing around at the other travelers. I noticed… Read more

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A Neurologist on the Origins of Creativity in the Brain

by Gary Kaplan May 25, 2010
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I have always been impressed by clear and simple displays of creativity in the arts and sciences. There are those who bring out something new and important in such a natural way. As a neurologist, I have a natural curiosity about what happens differently in our brain when we create. Read more

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Artist Mindy Weisel talks about TM and the creative process

by Gina Orange April 25, 2010
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I loved watching this interview with artist Mindy Weisel. She describes how the Transcendental Meditation technique has benefited her creative process in such a lively way. And I loved reading about the success of her art career. Her work hangs in museums and institutions around the Read more

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