Young TM’ers Earn a Standing Ovation

by Donielle Freeberg & Naomi Roochnik on January 28, 2015
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It’s Thursday at 6:00 a.m., and we are huddled outside of a 15-seater van in the parking lot of New Village Girls Academy, a Los Angeles-based charter school. The “we” includes five young students who all practice Transcendental Meditation: Aylin, Luz, Evelin, Shawntelle, and Kim....
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Huffington Post: David Lynch’s Mission to Change the World

by Bibi Tran on December 09, 2014
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“Mankind was not meant to suffer — bliss is our nature. The individual is cosmic. Let’s rock,” said film director David Lynch, during an interview with Marianne Schnall, published in Huffington Post today. This rare, feature-length interview delves deeply into David’s personal experience with Transcendental Meditation...
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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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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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