Posts Tagged ‘David Lynch Foundation’

What’s Making Students Happier, More Self-Confident, And Less Anxious?

Ollin Aspire Students Quiet Time

“What we’re doing here is setting the conditions for learning, and that’s not rocket science, that’s thoughtful, and intentional deliberate work. All schools should be like this. This shouldn’t be an exception.” Read more

Gettlove Meditation

The Journey From Being Homeless To Being Home


On any given night, there are 51,000 homeless sleeping on the streets of Los Angeles. About 3 years ago, the David Lynch Foundation partnered with Gettlove, a nonprofit that works one-on-one with homeless individuals to secure and sustain housing. Read more

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Meet Bob: The Man Who Teaches Meditation To Middle-School Students, Celebrities, And The Homeless Alike


Bob Roth talks about his beginnings with the Transcendental Meditation technique and how it “blossomed into a calling to help people around the world.” Read more

Ringo Starr Peace And Love Award

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


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

Liv Tyler

Liv Tyler and Sean Lennon Help Raise Funds for TM Scholarships


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


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


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


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


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


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

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