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Posts Tagged ‘Transcendental Meditation’

“TM saved my life”—Suicidal Afghanistan war veteran who suffered from PTSD

08/02/2012

FAIRFIELD, IOWA Military police sergeants, civilian police officers and SWAT team members are all supposed to be tough. Luke Jensen was all three, so when the stress of combat began eating away at him, he felt so ashaHamed, he wanted to die. Read more

Why “TM” is Making a Comeback – Healthy Woman

07/31/2012

Healthy Woman editor Tamara Eberlein provides some wonderful insights about why American has reawakened to the profound and practical value of the practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique. Read more

Can TM Save Medicare from bankruptcy?

07/19/2012

Medical researcher Robert Herron thinks the answer to the current health care crisis is something as simple and foundational as Transcendental Meditation.
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“Why is there so much interest in TM?” – an historic NBC interview with Maharishi

06/28/2012

In 1973, the legendary NBC news anchor Edwin Newman interviewed Maharishi Mahesh Yogi for the critically-acclaimed program, “Speaking Freely.” Here are excerpted transcripts from that 30-minute show. Read more

New research: TM Decreases Risk of Heart Disease in Teens

06/12/2012

In the midst of growing concerns about teens and obesity, a group of researchers from Georgia Health Sciences University have been focusing on a related issue of importance — teen hypertension. Their research diverged from the typical focus on the role of diet and exercise in curbing high rates of heart disease which is especially prevalent among African American teens… Read more

TM’s Popularity Surges After Oprah’s TV Show

04/04/2012

The main TM website—TM.org—was flooded with visitors this past week following Oprah Winfrey’s “Next Chapter” show featuring her visit to the national TM Center… Read more

Oprah’s Next Chapter: Meditation — In ‘America’s Most Unusual Town’

03/26/2012

Jeanne Ball reports in the Huffington Post on Oprah Winfrey’s recent television special about her visit to the national center for Transcendental Meditation program in Fairfield, Iowa. Read more

Calvin Klein’s Creative Design Director: Transcendental Meditation enlivens intuition

02/10/2012

Three years after Italo Zucchelli joined Calvin Klein in 2000, Klein himself stepped down and handpicked Zucchelli as his successor as the company’s creative design director of menswear. If ever there was a vote of confidence in fashion history… Read more

“O” highlights Oprah’s experience with TM

01/23/2012

In Oprah Winfrey’s most recent “What I Know for Sure” column in the February 2012 issue of O Magazine, she talks about her experiences with the Transcendental Meditation program and her visit to Fairfield, Iowa, the home of… 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

Oprah Winfrey talks TM with Dr. Mehmet Oz

12/08/2011

On December 7, 2011, Oprah Winfrey was featured in a candid, one-on-one interview with Dr. Mehmet Oz as part of his nationally televised “The Dr. Oz Show.” During the interview, she discussed her life after the “Oprah Show,” and her aspirations for the future—including the very positive impact of her practice… Read more

An Interview with Lawrence Eyre, “National Tennis Coach of the Year”

11/07/2011

Eleven-year-old Lawrence Eyre loved tennis from the first moment he set foot on court. He learned to play in the public parks of Moline, Illinois, and in high school he became the Quad-Cities singles and doubles champion. At Yale University he varsity lettered his freshman year… Read more

Thousands of Buddhist Monks in Asia Learn Transcendental Meditation

10/31/2011

More than 3,000 Buddhist monks in 100 monasteries throughout Southeast Asia have learned the Transcendental Meditation technique, as a result of the work by a revered Japanese Buddhist monk, Reverend Koji Oshima, who is a longtime TM practitioner and certified TM teacher. According to Rev. Oshima, the Buddhist monks appreciate the… Read more

“Maharishi, What is the Settled State of Mind—is it ‘Transcendence’?”

08/30/2011

Can you offer us more understanding of the “settled state” of mind? Why is it so important?

Maharishi: The settled state is where we find the principle of least action, through which natural law operates. It is important because it is the fundamental level of life. Read more

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

07/05/2011

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

“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

“Maharishi, what is ‘enlightenment’?”

05/25/2011

In this interview, UCLA student reporter Rachel Kelley asks Maharishi about the role of students in changing the world, how the Transcendental Meditation technique can improve effectiveness, and the best question of all—What is enlightenment? Read more

Top psychiatrist speaks about the potential of the TM program for treating PTSD

03/18/2011

Renowned psychiatrist, Dr. Norman R. Rosenthal, the researcher who first described seasonal affective disorder (SAD), spoke at a news conference in New York City organized by the David Lynch Foundation as part of its launch of Operation Warrior Wellness.”
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British designer Amy Molyneux recommends TM for ‘living your full potential’

03/10/2011

British fashion designer Amy Molyneux starts her day with the Transcendental Meditation program, which she describes as “yoga for the brain,” according to a news story in the Sky Showbiz column. Amy and her design partner Percy Parker, who also practices the TM technique, created the fashion label PPQ in 1992 developing a design style that continues to set trends for London’s fashion scene. Read more

Orthodox Rabbi speaks on his 9-year TM practice

09/08/2010

Abraham Shainberg is the son of Holocaust survivors. His parents were from Warsaw, Poland, and they immigrated to America through different routes before raising their family the Lower East Side of New York. His father served as Rabbi of the First Warshauer Congregation for 27 years. Read more

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