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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Future Leaders: TM’s Role in the Life of a Gates Foundation Millennium Scholar

by Jesse Thompson on July 01, 2015
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One of the first David Lynch Foundation Quiet Time participants in Los Angeles, Marilu, 17 years old, graduated last week from Semillas Community Schools. She learned TM at her school as a freshman. On May 15th, 2015, she was  awarded a Gates Foundation Millennium Scholarship. Marilu talked with Jesse Thompson, the Assistant...
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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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