The TM technique helps:






How TM practice reduces anxiety

A Stanford University meta-analysis of 146 independent studies found that the TM technique is twice as effective at reducing anxiety when compared to other meditation techniques.

How TM reduces stress and anxiety

watch the video with Jennifer Ashton, MD, in partnership with the David Lynch Foundation.

More mental health benefits

  • Lower cortisol

    TM practice can reduce stress, as indicated in a research study which found that plasma cortisol decreased by 30%. Lower cortisol is associated with a strong immune system, feeling more energetic, and many other benefits.

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  • Improved attention for people with ADHD

    In a 2011 pilot study, students diagnosed with ADHD showed improved ability to focus, organizational skills, and capacity for independent work after 3-6 months of TM practice.

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  • Reduced PTSD symptoms

    50% of veterans participating in a 2022 study no longer met the criteria for having PTSD after practicing the TM technique for 3 months, compared with just 10% of the control group receiving standard therapies.

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The TM technique is a simple, twice-daily meditation practice that effortlessly improves your mental health.

Attend a free info session

Attend a group info session (in person or online) to learn more about TM from a certified TM instructor, including why it’s unique, how it works, and what makes it so effective.

What people 
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Research on the effect of TM on stress and anxiety

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