Policymakers Urged: “Use a Treatment for PTSD that Actually Works”

by David Shapiro on January 06, 2016
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The Hill and the Early Bird Brief, two news sources popular with Congress and the Department of Defense, recently featured two op-eds that urged policymakers to help veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) through the use of Transcendental Meditation (TM). The authors cited...
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DLF Honors The Communiversity of South Africa with its First Global “EnterPrize” Award

by Bibi Tran on December 16, 2015
The Communiversity of South Africa was selected as the first social enterprise worldwide to receive the David Lynch Foundation (DLF) “EnterPrize”Award. The Communiversity is a cutting-edge, community-based, effective, low-cost enterprise providing unemployed and unemployable young people with life-changing learning experiences to enable them to successfully...
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Giving Veterans What They Need the Most: Healing Trauma

by Rose Hoffmann on November 10, 2015
Click play to see Melvin Brown’s journey from substance abuse and insomnia to learning the Transcendental Meditation technique and finding peace. Melvin Brown is one of 2.5 million veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, and one of an estimated 500,000...
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Are All Meditations the Same?

by Ann Purcell on August 25, 2015
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How is Transcendental Meditation different From other forms of meditation? One of the most common questions I get asked is how Transcendental Meditation (TM) differs from other forms of meditation. There are many types of meditation on the market today. It seems that...
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New Study Shows Quiet Time Develops Resilience in Urban Youth

by Bibi Tran on August 18, 2015
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Transcendental Meditation can significantly reduce anxiety and increase resilience among urban youth, according to a new study conducted by WestEd, a highly respected educational research, development, and service agency. Regular meditators also showed significant increases in class attendance and even greater improvements...
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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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