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Posts Tagged ‘David Lynch Foundation’

Honoring Ringo Starr With Tribute Concert And Lifetime Of Peace And Love Award

Ringo Starr Peace And Love Award
01/17/2014

On January 20th Ringo Starr will receive the “Lifetime of Peace and Love Award” from the David Lynch Foundation. The award will be part of an event taking place at the El Rey Theater in Los Angeles and will include a tribute concert featuring musicians Joe Walsh, Ben Harper, Brendan Benson, Bettye LaVette and Dave Stewart. Read more

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Liv Tyler and Sean Lennon Help Raise Funds for TM Scholarships

01/02/2014

On a beautiful evening in New York City this past Fall, Liv Tyler and Sean Lennon performed together with Royston Langdon & Spacehog in a live rooftop benefit concert. They helped to raise funds for the David Lynch Foundation’s New York City First Responders’ Initiative. Read more

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

11/05/2013

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

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

Jazz legends Raise Funds to Bring TM to At-risk Children and Adults

03/27/2013

New York City’s Jazz at Lincoln Center to help the David Lynch Foundation raise funds to help bring the stress-reducing Transcendental Meditation technique to police officers and first-responders suffering from post-traumatic stress, families that have experienced domestic violence, and children on the autistic spectrum disorders. Read more

Transcendental Meditation Helps Police with Post Traumatic Stress – PTSD

03/04/2013

When Michael Ortiz retired after more than 20 years as a New York State Trooper and undercover DEA agent, his wife Deborah sensed that there was something not right. Michael had trouble sleeping, was hypersensitive to stress… Read more

“Transcendental Meditation May Help Stressed Vets” –Bloomberg Businessweek

02/12/2013

Every 65 minutes, a U.S. military veteran committed suicide in 2010. That’s according to a comprehensive study released last Friday by the Department of Veteran Affairs, which tracked veteran suicides from 1999 to 2010 (PDF). Read more

Can Transcendental Meditation End School Violence?

01/28/2013

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) youth violence is a public health crisis in the United States. The recent dramatic incidents of school violence is not the only events that are creating fear and trauma for our youth. Read more

A Very Happy Birthday to Ms. Katy Perry

10/25/2012

Katy Perry says that the Transcendental Meditation program changed her life and, for her October 25 birthday, she is asking her fans to donate to the David Lynch Foundation, a US-based charity that provides full funding for TM instruction for inner-city school kids and veterans suffering from the traumatic stress of combat. Read more

New Video—TM projects around the world: Saving lives by helping people overcome traumatic stress

10/02/2012

More than 250,000 at-risk children and adults who suffer from the devastating effects of acute stress have learned the Transcendental Meditation technique over the past five years through the work of the David Lynch Foundation. Read more

Gala in NYC Helps Raise Funds for Veterans and First-responders to Learn TM

08/21/2012

Operation Warrior Wellness (OWW), a division of the David Lynch Foundation dedicated to delivering Transcendental Meditation to our nation’s veterans and military personnel, held a summer gala on Saturday, August 4, at Brooklyn’s historic Fort Hamilton. Read more

“Only Higher Consciousness Can Transform Our World” – Dr. John Hagelin

03/28/2012

In a recent national broadcast, Terry Patten, faculty at the Integral Executive Leadership programs at Notre Dame University, interviews John Hagelin, world renowned quantum physicist, educator and author, about a variety of topics including… Read More

TM Helps Women Vets Overcome the Stress of Military Life

03/13/2012

According to the National Center for PTSD trauma exposure is quite common for many women, and that women are more likely to develop chronic PTSD than men. While women are less likely to be exposed to circumstances of combat, women are more likely to experience military sexual trauma… Read more

Breaking the “predictive power of demographics”: SF principal talks about how TM helps his students

02/15/2012

James Dierke, Principal of Visitacion Valley Middle School in San Francisco, like so many thousands of principals and teachers who are working in inner-city schools throughout the US, knows how frustrating it can be trying to provide an education in America’s low income, high stress… Read more

Combating poverty and exceeding expectations: LA school students benefit from TM

02/02/2012

According to a recent report by America’s Promise Alliance, only about half of the students served by public school systems in the nation’s largest cities receive diplomas. Seventeen of the nation’s 50 largest cities had high school graduation rates lower than 50 percent. Read more

Ellen DeGeneres and Russell Brand Raise Awareness About TM for Overcoming Traumatic Stress

01/21/2012

Meditating celebrities, leaders of veteran service organizations, and top scientists and educators gathered at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on December 3rd for the David Lynch Foundation’s third annual “Change Begins Within” benefit gala. Read more

TM helping people in Ireland cope with the global financial crisis?

12/16/2011

A Sunday feature story in The Independent, one of Ireland’s leading newspapers ran with the title, “The answer to happiness lies within us.” Irish newspaper suggests it might. Columnist Barry Egan writes that as times gets tougher, “many people are searching for a more meaningful existence Read more

Helping Veterans and Their Families Overcome Post-Traumatic Stress

11/11/2011

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can have a crushing impact on the lives of veterans. But worse, it is often contagious. The negative psychological and emotional traumas of a vet’s past can spread to his or her family members and other caregivers—with nightmarish consequences… Read more

New George Harrison documentary: a boon to the David Lynch Foundation

10/04/2011

Martin Scorsese’s stunning two-part documentary, “George Harrison: Living in the Material World,” airs this week on HBO, Oct. 5-6. The film features deeply moving, never-seen-before footage of the early days and pivotal moments in the life of the Beatles…
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“Meditation Helps Homeless Kids” –NBC News

06/23/2011

NBC News recently reported on the benefits homeless teens are finding as a result of the Transcendental Meditation program. According to an article in Psychology Today, in the United States alone, approximately 3.5 million people are homeless and… Read more

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