Posts Tagged ‘PTSD’

How Two Women Rebuilt Their Inner Strength After Surviving Adversity

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08/07/2016

The two women we’re featuring come from very different backgrounds, but both endured traumatic life experiences that left them with intense stress and a lack of inner peace.


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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



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My Journey Through Grief

07/28/2015

There were so many things to navigate those first few months, things I could never really imagine that were surprising, hurtful, and emotionally jarring. I believe with my whole heart that TM allowed me to function better, heal faster, and manage the intense PTSD that occurs around a traumatic event. Read more



Jerry Yellin

The Trauma Of War And What Comes After: A Fighter Pilot On Finding Purpose And Inner Peace

02/01/2015

For Jerry Yellin, it began with a radio blaring, “Pearl Harbor attacked by the Japanese!” 30 years later, it finally ended when he learned the Transcendental Meditation technique and began to heal from PTSD. Read more



Daniel Gannon

Treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): From Lobotomies To Meditation

03/27/2014

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



Recovering From The Traumatic Stress Of Domestic Violence

11/22/2013

At a recent conference in New York City leaders in business, social welfare and philanthropy came together to hear about the an initiative that is bringing the Transcendental Meditation technique to hundreds of women and children suffering from the traumatic stress of domestic violence. Read more



Veteran Gets Her Life Back with Transcendental Meditation

10/25/2013

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



Coming Back “Home”—How I overcame PTSD after serving in Iraq

09/11/2013

For those of us who live in the Washington, D.C., area, 9/11 wasn’t just on the TV. When the Pentagon was attacked, the conflict that would be known as the War on Terror began for me. Within a year I signed up for the Army Infantry and was sent to serve my country with the 101st Airborne “AASLT.” Read more



TM reduces PTSD among active duty US Army, says new research

08/08/2013

I know from my experience in Iraq just how stressful deployments can be. Last week a new survey conducted by Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) found that 1 in 3 post-9/11 veterans has considered suicide. Read more



Transcendental Meditation Significantly Reduces Post-Traumatic Stress in African Refugees

05/13/2013

Soldiers too often return from wars with the life-damaging effects of post-traumatic stress (PTS). But what about the surviving victims of war? Read more



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