TM for Veterans

Transcendental Meditation®

Why TM?

What TM is and what
it can do for you  

ABC Good Morning America

What did they say
about TM?  

(video 3:57)

Proven Effective for
stress and anxiety

Stanford research:
TM is twice as effective  

How do I learn TM?

Course description
and steps to learn  


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students, and couples  

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What’s the evidence?

A summary of studies from
Harvard, Stanford, and more  

Is TM really easy
to practice?

Ellen DeGeneres shares her experience  

American Heart

AHA: TM is the only meditation
found to lower blood pressure  

How is TM different?

Different forms of meditation
produce very different results  


The long-term benefits of TM  

“An island of calm”

Paul McCartney  


Bob Roth, Director
David Lynch Foundation (20:44)  


John Hagelin, PhD
Quantum Physicist (16:40)  

More Videos  

TM Blog  

Article by US Army on TM

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Transcending PTSD: Increasing resiliency with TM (4:06)

How TM saved a veteran from suicide (5:49)

Platoon sergeant gets her life back with TM (3:34)

TM for Veterans


A safe and effective method to bring relief from the adverse effects of post traumatic stress in the lives of soldiers and veterans.


The Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique has been found by scientific research to significantly reduce anxiety, depression, and other symptoms of PTSD. It has been found effective in restoring resilience both for soldiers on active duty and for veterans returning home.


The TM technique is a simple, natural, effortless method of meditation practiced for 20 minutes twice a day. During the practice, the mind settles down to a more quiet and peaceful level, and the brain begins to function in a more relaxed, orderly, and focused way. At the same time, the body gains a deep level of rest, allowing it to release accumulated stress, strain, and fatigue.

The TM technique is easy to learn. Anyone can do it successfully and enjoy the benefits. It involves no concentration, no focusing the mind, and no "mindful" monitoring of thoughts. Many people remark on how easy TM is to practice, and how quickly they begin to notice the results in daily life.


Over the past 40 years, more than 380 published research studies have documented the positive effects of the TM technique. Research findings include:

  • 40-55% reduction in symptoms of PTSD and depression
  • 42% decrease in insomnia
  • 30% improvement in satisfaction with the quality of life
  • 25% reduction in levels of plasma cortisol, the stress hormone

Other documented benefits of the TM technique include:

  • Decreased high blood pressure
  • 47% reduced risk of cardiovascular-related mortality
  • Decreased smoking and alcohol use
  • Faster recovery from stress
  • More positive self-concept
Brian Rees

The science says it works. Vets report it helps. Look at the site, then let us connect you with a teacher and see if it fits. Reconnect with your own inner, stable, quiet, joyful self. There's nothing to lose, and everything to gain.

Brian Rees, Colonel (ret.) Medical Corps, US Army Reserve

The Transcendental Meditation technique is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis or treatment.
Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider regarding any medical condition.

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