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Posts Tagged ‘Transcendental Meditation’

TM – The First Step to My Recovery from Child Abuse

09/10/2013

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

“3 Ways Meditation Helps You Deal With Adversity”

09/03/2013

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

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

“The basis of peace is bliss” –Maharishi

07/16/2013

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

Grammy Award-Winner Omar Akram Says TM Practice Fuels His Creativity

07/10/2013

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

New Study Finds Transcendental Meditation Boosts Student Grades, Graduation Rates

06/25/2013

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

Transcendental Meditation Helps Businesses Improve Communication And Productivity

06/19/2013

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

Are the benefits of TM just due to the ‘placebo effect’?

06/06/2013

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

“Meditation Helps Kids Chill Out, Reduce Impulsivity” –ABC News

05/29/2013

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

TM Helping Students in the Caribbean with ADHD

05/22/2013

Many doctors and researchers think that this problem is directly related to the sharp increase of sensory stimulus created by increasing TV watching and computer use. Other researchers are correlating the alarming growth rate of stress and anxiety among children with the alarming increase in the incidence of this debilitating disorder. Read more

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