Archive for the ‘People’ Category

An Abundance Of Time While Working 70 Hours A Week

02/22/2018

After years of 70-hour work weeks in the advertising industry, I had to call it quits. I was mentally and physically destroyed from the constant urgency around every little task — none of which actually mattered in the real world —  and was left with almost no energy to figure out what to do next. I needed a break, but I also needed a paycheck, so I turned to meditation. Read more

20 Minutes Morning & Evening, 50 Dogs All Day

01/15/2018

Practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique has been a huge element in my work with dogs. It helps me be in the moment, and the more present I am, the greater my awareness to observe and feel out the dogs I’m working with. Read more

“My Dependency Was Getting Completely Out of Control. Then Everything Changed.”

12/20/2017

If there’s a common thread that ties working America together, it’s stress. With 65 percent of adults reporting work as a top stressor, according to the American Psychological Association, we’re left asking, “How do we deal?” Read more

Navigating Anxiety in Your Thirties

10/23/2017

In her early twenties, Josie Overmyer picked up and moved across the country. That influential move was the first time she remembers the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique playing a role in mitigating stress in her life, helping to spark her into a particularly creative period of songwriting. Today, her creative endeavors are focused in a new direction: entrepreneurship.

Josie talks to us about the role that anxiety plays in her life while pursuing a new career, and how she maximizes her productivity with the help of TM… Read more

A Baseball Player’s Guide to a Meaningful Life

09/20/2017

For Steven Baxter growing up, purpose was connected to the routine of playing baseball, a sport which defined his upbringing and high-school years. Without that structure, Steven had to redefine what a fulfilling life looked like… Read more

New Study: Helping Women Reduce Trauma in Prison

08/22/2017

Research finds that women are the fastest growing population in U.S. prisons, nearly double the rate of men. They enter prison with high rates of mental, emotional, and sexual abuse, and this high level of trauma results in an increased risk for recidivism. Read more

Meditating Moms: Two busy moms share tips for balancing their TM practice with work/family life

06/23/2017

“Four years ago I was at a point in my life where I had everything I was supposed to have. I was an engineer, married, two kids, and had my own business. What else could I ask for, right? I have always been a happy, positive, and strong person. But at that moment, I just felt that something was missing…”
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The 6 Major Benefits I’ve Experienced In The Four Months Since I Learned Transcendental Meditation

03/27/2015

“I was struggling to handle all of the stress that life was throwing at me… I found myself only able to truly succeed in one aspect of my life at a time – at the expense of other parts. Now that I meditate twice a day…” Read more

An Interview With A Doctor: Do You Recommend Transcendental Meditation To Your Patients?

03/17/2015

Dr. Charlotte Bech explains when and why she recommends the Transcendental Meditation technique to her patients, and what happens after they learn. Read more

Mind Medicine – Ours Magazine On Transcendental Meditation

03/06/2015

An Ours Magazine contributor explores different types of meditations and their personal experience learning the TM technique. Read more

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