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Quiet Time at the Brooklyn Urban Garden School

by Bibi Tran on September 08, 2014
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Brooklyn Urban Garden Charter School (BUGS) opened its doors in the Fall of 2013 with a mission to provide innovative, community-based study through hands-on, inquiry-oriented methodology. After learning about the compelling results of the Quiet Time Program, BUGS decided to implement...
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David Lynch Foundation Goes to Rikers Island

by Bibi Tran on August 18, 2014
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Four David Lynch Foundation TM instructors were invited to Rose M. Singer Center located at Rikers Island in early July to give an introductory talk about Transcendental Meditation (TM) to 20 female inmates who were incarcerated for a wide spectrum of offenses,...
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#PEACEROCKS

by Bibi Tran on July 29, 2014
Men’s wear designer John Varvatos celebrated Ringo’s 74th birthday a few weeks ago by launching, in honor of Ringo Starr, the #PeaceRocks campaign to benefit the David Lynch Foundation’s outreach to at-risk adults and youth. Through December 2014, every time you or a...
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Sky Sings for TM

by Bibi Tran on July 11, 2014
David Lynch Foundation presents Sky Ferreira at Music Hall of Williamsburg!
On Wednesday evening, July 9, creative synth-pop, indie-rock singer-songwriter Sky Ferreira performed an amazing concert at the Williamsburg Music Hall before a SRO crowd of 700 people to benefit the community outreaches of the David Lynch Foundation. For 75 minutes, Sky sang...
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A Warrior Saved

by Bibi Tran on July 03, 2014
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It happened three months into Rob’s first deployment to Afghanistan. His marine platoon air dropped into the center of Marjah and fought for their lives to get out. Nine nightmarish days later, the city was secured. After completing his second tour, Rob returned home for...
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A Story of Survival and Hope

by Barbara Howard on June 17, 2014
Transcendental Meditation was the saving grace for Tom North, author of True North: The Shocking Truth About “Yours, Mine and Ours.” Unlike the movie, this family had deep, dark secrets. They appeared to be the blissful Beardsleys, the happily blended family—eight of Helen...
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LA Charter Cuts Suspensions with Quiet Time

by Bibi Tran on May 12, 2014
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A new mini documentary, hosted by Arrested Development television star, Judy Greer, features an up-close look at how Transcendental Meditation (TM) is helping to lower stress, improve grades, and create a positive and supportive learning environment for students, faculty and parents...
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TM Can Decrease Teacher Burnout: New Research

by Bibi Tran on April 29, 2014
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A new study published in The Permanente Journal (Vol. 18, No.1) shows the Transcendental Meditation technique can substantially reduce teacher burnout. Research indicates that stress and burnout are pervasive problems among employees, with teachers being especially vulnerable to unsustainable levels of job stress....
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Empowering At-Risk Students at New Horizons High

by Bibi Tran on April 01, 2014
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Failing grades, truancy, and a high rate of adjudication have made up the experience of a majority of students at New Horizons High School in New Haven, CT — at least that was the situation in the past. In the Fall...
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Everyday Health: No-Cost, Drug-Free Therapy for Autism

by Bibi Tran on March 06, 2014
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) affect one in 88 children. A recent article from Everyday Health reports that Transcendental Meditation may be a valuable “no cost, drug-free, add-on therapy ” to help families cope with ASDs. “Some symptoms can be treated with medication,...
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A message from David Lynch

I started Transcendental Meditation in 1973 and have not missed a single meditation ever since. Twice a day, every day. It has given me effortless access to unlimited reserves of energy, creativity and happiness deep within.

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