Depression

With more and more veterans returning from overseas with the life-threatening and under-diagnosed Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, it’s increasingly apparent that the standard treatment isn’t doing the trick. Read more

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Women are increasingly playing key roles in the military. According to a recent Congressional Research Service report on: Women in Combat, over the past decade more women have become involved in combat operations. Since September 2001, almost 300,000 female service members have been deployed for contingency operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. Read more

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The Transcendental Meditation technique is being increasingly recognized as a means to help people recover from the intense stress that results from the experience of trauma. In his recent book, True North, Tom North recounts his story of survival and recovery from a life of child abuse and domestic violence, and writes about the vital role that the TM technique played in his recovery. Read more

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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

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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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More people still die from cardiovascular disease than any other illness. Dubbed the number one killer and the silent killer, modern medicine has been researching and incorporating complementary and alternative approaches to… Read more

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Award-winning ABC news anchor and talk show host George Stephanopoulos spoke on the benefits of Transcendental Meditation with comic great Jerry Seinfeld and David Lynch Foundation executive director Bob Roth during the top-rated morning talk show “Good Morning America” last Thursday, December 13. Read more

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Bucknell University junior, Dana Farley, started practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique in tenth grade. While attending a David Lynch Foundation event in New York City in 2009, Dana, who had a developed a passion for film making, got the idea to make a documentary on her experience with the TM program… Read more

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Great new book: “Transcendental Meditation: The Essential Teachings of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi”

by Mario Orsatti October 30, 2012

Jack Forem, a student at the University of California, first met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in 1966 when Maharishi lectured on Transcendental Meditation on the Berkeley campus. “I was impressed by Maharishi’s wisdom, practicality, and humor,” Jack recalls. Read more

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Helping Veterans and Their Families Overcome Post-Traumatic Stress

by Mario Orsatti November 11, 2011
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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

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New research finds that college students reduce stress, anxiety, and “perfectionistic thinking” through TM

by Mario Orsatti July 5, 2011
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The simple, easily-learned Transcendental Meditation technique reduced stress levels, trait anxiety, depression, and “perfectionistic thinking” among 43 college students participating in a two-semester study at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, which was published in the Journal of College Student Psychotherapy. Read more

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Howard Stern and David Letterman discuss TM

by Mario Orsatti February 22, 2011
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Prominent radio talk show host Howard Stern sat down recently with CBS “Late Show” host David Letterman for a long talk about the future of the entertainment industry, politics, and life. In the midst of the chat, David turned the discussion the Transcendental Meditation program. Read more

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New studies show reduced depression with Transcendental Meditation

by Mario Orsatti August 3, 2010
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Two new studies have found that the Transcendental Meditation technique is an effective approach to reducing the symptoms of depression. The studies were presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine in Seattle, Washington. Read More

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Addressing the root cause of depression

by Nancy Liebler, Ph.D. May 24, 2010
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Women suffer from depression twice as often as men. This statistic has been shown to be true, not only for American women, but for women in eleven other countries as well. This high statistic for depression among women exists regardless of racial and ethnic background or economic status. Can depression in women be prevented and treated? Read more

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