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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

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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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On Tuesday, October 8, at the Paley Center for Media in New York City, a standing-room-only crowd of 350 professionals gathered to hear ten women leaders in business, media, education and social services discuss the impact of their Transcendental Meditation practice for reducing stress and stress-related disorders while improving health, creativity and performance. Read more

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The Huffington Post reported this week that Ms. Walters spoke about her experience with Transcendental Meditation during a recent appearance on ABC’s The View. Read more

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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

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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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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

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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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Seinfeld, Stephanopoulos talk TM on “Good Morning America”

by Mario Orsatti December 19, 2012

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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U.S. Marines Talk About the Effect of TM on PTSD

by Mario Orsatti December 13, 2012

The statistics are shocking—18 veterans commit suicide each day with almost a third receiving care from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at the time of their death. Despite measures to increase support for veterans, suicide rates have continued to rise to record levels. Read more

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Update of TM bestseller reveals important new benefits of the technique

by Mario Orsatti September 13, 2012

“I simply had to write it.” This is how world-renowned psychiatrist and medical researcher, Norman Rosenthal, M.D., described what drove him to write his New York Times bestseller, Transcendence: Healing and Transformation Through Transcendental Meditation (Tarcher-Penguin, 2011). “TM has done so much good both for my patients and myself,” Dr. Rosenthal said. Read more

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“Maharishi, how does TM influence the practice of one’s religion?”

by Bob Roth September 5, 2012

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi discusses how the practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique enhances the practice of an individual’s religion. It’s a message, Maharishi says, that applies to people of all faiths—Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism, Hinduism, Jainism—every religion. Read more

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An interview with Sharon Isbin, Grammy Award-winning classical guitarist and TM meditator

by Linda Egenes August 29, 2012

Sharon Isbin is considered by many music critics to be the leading classical guitarist of our time. Among her many honors, she was named “Best Classical Guitarist” by Guitar Player magazine and is the first guitarist in over 40 years to receive two classical Grammy Awards (2001 and 2010), and the only solo guitarist to win a Grammy in the last 30 years. Read more

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Gala in NYC Helps Raise Funds for Veterans and First-responders to Learn TM

by Austin Ayer August 21, 2012

Operation Warrior Wellness (OWW), a division of the David Lynch Foundation dedicated to delivering Transcendental Meditation to our nation’s veterans and military personnel, held a summer gala on Saturday, August 4, at Brooklyn’s historic Fort Hamilton. Read more

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Leading Art College Offers TM to Develop Creativity

by Mario Orsatti August 14, 2012

The College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit, Michigan, a recognized leader in art and design education, is also now a leader in ensuring its students have the tools to fuel their own creativity and overcome stress. Read more

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

by Mario Orsatti August 2, 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

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CNN’s Soledad O’Brien on Healing and Empowering Women Through TM

by Linda Mainquist July 2, 2012

In the video below CNN’s Soledad O’Brien addresses the David Lynch Foundation’s recent forum on “Women, Violence and Meditation – Healing and Empowering Women” held at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in NYC. Read more

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Can Transcendental Meditation help rehabilitate prison inmates?

by Arielle Feldman June 20, 2012

The number of Americans behind bars is staggering—and a horrendous waste of both human and financial resources. According to the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) more than 2 million adults are incarcerated in U.S. Read more

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TM—Helping African War Refugees Overcome PTSD

by Mario Orsatti June 19, 2012

In the past 20 years, 18 African nations have been ravaged by war. Tens of millions of Africans have been victims of violence or witnessed horrific acts of terror—and now suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Read more

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TM in San Francisco Schools Improves Learning and Behavior

by Arielle Feldman June 5, 2012

This video is inspiring. The superintendent of San Francisco’s schools, along with school principals, teachers and students talk about the remarkable changes being experienced in the schools that have instituted the Quiet Time/Transcendental Meditation program. Read more

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