Bob Roth speaks to a group of 400 top business and tech leaders about how we can relieve the world’s stress through the Transcendental Meditation technique at Google Zeitgeist ’14. Read more
Posts Tagged ‘Transcendental Meditation’
You don’t need a “meditation room” to meditate, but sometimes it’s hard to find a place when your life is go go go. Here are some ideas to help you out, no matter where you find yourself. Read more.
6 million people have learned the TM technique. Here’s what 5 of them – Katy Perry, Liv Tyler, Lykke Li, Sky Ferreira, and Sheryl Crow – have to say about it. Read more.
Many people think meditation means having to control your mind in some way. But what if you’re not good at that? Ellen DeGeneres had the same thought, and discusses how the TM technique fits into that paradigm. Read more
Town & Country writer Ash Carter explores how the TM technique connects the lives of film director David Lynch and music producer Rick Rubin, who he dubs “The Wizards Of Weird.” Read more.
Las Vegas based writer Brian Baker wanted something more than Mindfulness Meditation had to offer. In this post, he shares his experience of learning the TM® technique. Read more
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
Josh is a Partner and Curator at Summit, an events- and community-focused organization that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship. Since 2008, Summit has hosted an annual three-day event called Summit Series, which brings together entrepreneurs, musicians, nonprofit founders, and other multi-disciplinary leaders. Read more
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 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
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
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>
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
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
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
Can music transcend cultural barriers and bring about world peace? Omar Akram is living proof that it just might be possible. The Grammy Award-winning Afghan-American recording artist is often referred to as a “cultural diplomat” for his evocative, elegant compositions, which are slowly helping to heal ancient wounds between war-torn nations. Read more
A new study published in the June 2013 issue of the journal Education (Vol. 133, No. 4)* shows practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique was associated with higher graduation rates, compared to controls. Read more
Businesses are increasingly aware of the need to reduce employee stress, and improve job satisfaction. Here’s some information that has put business leaders on the alert: Read more
I find that sometimes people wonder whether the various benefits that meditators say they experience after learning TM are due to the “placebo effect.”
Here’s an interesting response to that question from researcher Dr. David Orme-Johnson: Read more
Schools are recognizing that children today are experiencing more anxiety and stress than ever before. Research is highlighting this growing concern: The percentage of children aged 5-17 using antidepressants more than doubled between 1993 and 2003, according to research by Kaiser Permanente. Read more