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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 with Ringo Starr and John Varvatos

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 Transcendental Meditation

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 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
Quiet Time at New Horizons High
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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Yahoo Finance: Managing Stress on Wall Street

by Bibi Tran on March 03, 2014
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Stress costs the American workplace up to $300 billion annually, according to the World Health Organization. Stress is a leading cause of heart disease, depression, drug-dependency and has recently lead to multiple cases of suicide within the business community. To help...
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Two Award Celebrations for One Great Cause

by Bibi Tran on March 01, 2014
To highlight its recent fundraising drive in Los Angeles to bring Transcendental Meditation to at-risk youth, the Foundation honored two music legends on January and February 2014. Both celebrations featured star-studded musical performances as well as moving accounts of transformation from...
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