DLF Project in San Francisco Helps Those with HIV/AIDS

by Mario Orsatti on November 18, 2014
Over a year ago, the David Lynch Foundation in partnership with the San Francisco AIDS Foundation began providing instruction of the Transcendental Meditation technique to those suffering from HIV. At a recent conference in San Francisco, pioneering research conducted by the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for AIDS...
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Helping Mothers with Perinatal Anxiety Disorder

by Bibi Tran on October 17, 2014
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Perinatal anxiety, a mood disorder linked to pregnancy, affects between 10-20% of women, according to the NY State Department of Health. The Seleni Institute, a nonprofit organization founded by George and Nitzia Logothetis in 2011 to transform mental health and wellness for...
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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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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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