Huffington Post

Black History Salute to Russell Simmons, the Yogi

On Martin Luther King weekend four years ago, I was very sad for a variety of good reasons, not worth repeating here. FULL STORY


What Oprah Knows for Sure About Finding the Fullest Expression of Yourself

Seeking the fullest expression of self. That's the story of my life in six words— FULL STORY

Huffington Post

Rick Goings, CEO Of Tupperware: Success Is Not Just About Money

Rick Goings, CEO of Tupperware, joined HuffPostLive at the World Economic Forum In Davos Wednesday to discuss the need to redefine success in modern society. FULL STORY


Donna Karan and SELF Host CFDA #HealthIsBeauty Panel

During Fashion Week, models, editors and photographers sprint around New York from show to show—starting at 9 AM and not ending until well after 9 PM, or, well, later, if you're out at one of the many after-parties. FULL STORY

Business Insider

Arnold Schwarzenegger says a year of practicing Transcendental Meditation in the '70s changed his life

Arnold Schwarzenegger's career was skyrocketing to a new level in 1975. FULL STORY


The New Resolution: Making Time for Yourself

I can’t speak for other places in the world, but among New Yorkers, the oft-uttered phrase, “I’m so busy,” is delivered as a simultaneous lament and brag—one to be interpreted as both “I wish I could cut back” and “I’m in high demand.” FULL STORY

WCF Courier

It's about time for "Quiet Time"

Nothing succeeds like success, as they say, and I’m here to report two genuine successes. One is small, the other large, a possible game-changer. FULL STORY

Huffington Post

Calm, Clarity and Capacity in Our Lives

Ask anyone and they will likely tell you they are running at 120 percent, that there aren't enough hours in the day. FULL STORY

New York Times

Sharon Isbin: Seeking Out Serenity

Sharon Isbin’s living room is decorated with two Grammy Awards and a keepsake from her time performing in the Amazon: a handcrafted poison-dart gun. FULL STORY

NBC News

San Francisco Schools Transformed by the Power of Meditation

Silence isn't something people usually associate with middle school, but twice a day the halls of Visitacion Valley School in San Francisco fall quiet as the sixth, seventh and eighth grade students meditate for fifteen minutes. FULL STORY

Gabrielle Bernstein

A Meditation Practice That Will Change Your Life

Last summer I was invited to attend a four-day Transcendental Meditation training. This invitation came at the perfect time on my spiritual path. FULL STORY

Huffington Post

Interview With David Lynch: His Mission to Change the World Through Meditation

I can remember being absolutely hooked and engrossed into the surreal world of the cutting-edge television series Twin Peaks back in the '90s. FULL STORY


The Fashion World Gets Spiritual

Fashionistas revitalize through practice of the TM technique. FULL STORY


How Meditation May Help People With HIV

A mindfulness routine may lead to better health outcomes. FULL STORY

Huffington Post

How Transcendental Meditation Changed This HIV Patient's Life

Transcendental Meditation boasts major health benefits, but for some, the practice can be truly life-changing. FULL STORY

Seleni Institute

Seleni Institute and David Lynch Foundation Announce Perinatal Mental Health Research Award Funding

Research award program investigates Transcendental Meditation® as possible treatment for perinatal anxiety disorders. FULL STORY

The O'Reilly Factor

The David Lynch Foundation helping children

Bill O'Reilly reports on the David Lynch Foundation's 2005 benefit at Radio City Music Hall, featuring Paul McCartney, and its work to help underserved urban youth. FULL STORY


Ringo Starr - GQ's Humanitarian of the Year

GQ awarded Ringo Starr the 2014 Man of the Year award in the humanitarian category for his efforts to raise funds for the David Lynch Foundation's Quiet Time Program. FULL STORY

The Daily Beast

David Lynch on Transcendental Meditation, True Detectives, and Collaborating with Kanye West

The acclaimed auteur behind Twin Peaks, Eraserhead, Mulholland Drive, and countless other classics on the David Lynch Foundation, TM, and how cable TV is the new arthouse. FULL STORY

Financial Times

Meditate to Sharpen Your Assertive Edge

Business professionals are increasingly turning to Transcendental Meditation to lower stress and improving focus. FULL STORY

Harper's Bazaar

DLF Collaborates with Live the Process

Clothing brand 'Live The Process' is teaming up with model Alyssa Miller for a collection that gives back with Transcendental Meditation. FULL STORY


Make Ringo Starr’s Birthday Wish Come True—Post a Peace Sign Selfie For a Good Cause!

To kick off Ringo’s 74th birthday, John Varvatos is launching #PeaceRocks, a charitable, social media-based initiative wherein Varvatos will donate $1 to The Ringo Starr Peace and Love Fund for every peace-sign selfie that is posted to either Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and is tagged with hashtag #PeaceRocks. FULL STORY

LA Times

Ringo, Photobombs and Birthday Cakes

For years, Ringo Starr has used the occasion of his birthday to urge fans to flash the peace symbol and say the words "Peace and love" at noon wherever they happen to be in the world. FULL STORY

BBC News

Ringo Starr's 74th Birthday Rocks Peace, Love and Fundraising

Former Beatle Ringo Starr has been lending his star status to support the David Lynch foundation. FULL STORY

USA Today

Ringo Starr Stars in Expanded Tour,
Art Show, TV Special

Ringo Starr: A Lifetime of Peace and Love, a tribute concert honoring the drummer, will premiere at 8 p.m. ET July 13 on AXS TV. The tribute concert launched the Ringo Starr Peace & Love Fund, which will help at-risk adults and children around the world. FULL STORY

Sirius XM

Lena Dunham on Changing the World:

Staying Grounded through Meditation. FULL STORY

Good News Planet

Transcendental Meditation Impacts an Incredible, Young Man with Autism

Autism Spectrum Disorders or ‘ASDs,’ are described by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a group of developmental disabilities that can cause “significant social, communication and behavioral challenges.” FULL STORY

Huffington Post

Educating the Self: First Things First

Self-improvement and empowerment organizations are playing a dominant role in redefining our goals and expanding our vision for living a life of fulfillment. FULL STORY

New Haven Independent

TM Chills Out A High School

Senior Brandon Crowder went from an F to an A in math class not by studying harder or getting a tutor — but by meditating. FULL STORY

Modern Lux Manhattan

Transcendental Inspiration

The David Lynch Foundation brings Transcendental Meditation programs to at-risk children, veterans, prisoners and survivors of domestic violence. FULL STORY

CNN Money

Wall Street says ‘Om’

Stocks are near all-time highs, the IPO market is hot, but while optimism is high on Wall Street these days, so is stress. FULL STORY

Everyday Health

This No-Cost, Drug-Free Therapy Helps Children With Autism

Evidence is mounting that Transcendental Meditation can help children with autism focus and be less impulsive. FULL STORY


Dixie Chicks, Russell Simmons, David Lynch Foundation Honor Rick Rubin

Legendary music producer received org's ‘Lifetime of Harmony’ award for dedication to Transcendental Meditation. FULL STORY

Rolling Stone

Rick Rubin: A ‘Lifetime of Meditation & Music’

Producer receives DLF's ‘Lifetime of Harmony’ award in L.A. FULL STORY

LA Times

Dixie Chicks Perform in Honor of Rick Rubin at David Lynch Benefit

The Dixie Chicks made a rare U.S. concert appearance Thursday night as the headlining act at a benefit for David Lynch Foundation. FULL STORY

USA Today

David Lynch Foundation to Honor Music Producer Rick Rubin

The life and work of producer Rick Rubin, a longtime meditator, will be celebrated Thursday at a Los Angeles concert. FULL STORY

Rolling Stone

Q&A: Filmmaker David Lynch on Enlightenment, ZZ Top & ‘Yeezus’

The 'Blue Velvet' director & self-described 'bliss ninny' talks meditation & music. FULL STORY

Wall Street Journal

To Scale a Mountain, First Meditate by the Sea

When Erik Oberholtzer was feeling overwhelmed by the stress of expanding his restaurant business, he decided to go as far off the grid as he could go for three weeks. FULL STORY

Women's Health

6 Benefits of Transcendental Meditation (and How You Can Get Started Today)

Practice transcendental meditation for 20 minutes, twice a day, to help you lose weight, thrive at work, and ward off heart disease. FULL STORY

Yahoo Finance

Could This Be the Key to Success on Wall Street?

‘Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio thinks so.’ FULL STORY

Institutional Investor

Ray Dalio and Mario Batali Meditate on the Secret of Their Success

The billionaire founder of hedge fund firm Bridgewater and the frenetic Iron Chef share a strong taste for meditation. FULL STORY

Business Insider

How Meditation Makes Ray Dalio Feel Like ‘A Ninja In A Fight’

Billionaire Ray Dalio, the founder of hedge fund behemoth Bridgewater Associates, has been practicing Transcendental Meditation (TM) for 42 years. FULL STORY


Last Night: Ray Dalio, Batali Meditate, Talk Clams

At a panel on transcendental meditation last night, Ray Dalio and Mario Batali revealed they both have rubber soles. FULL STORY

Huffington Post

The Surprising Success Secret This Hedge Fund Founder Swears By

“Meditation more than any other factor has been the secret to whatever success I've had,” Ray Dalio, founder of the world's largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, told financial journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin at a DLF event. FULL STORY

BuzzFeed Business

The Chef, The Doctor, The Hedge Fund Manager, & Transcendental Meditation

Mario Batali can “comfortably meditate” on his Vespa. Batali, Ray Dalio, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Dr. Oz, and others make the case for Transcendental Meditation. FULL STORY

LA Times

David Lynch Leads Star-Studded Salute to Ringo Starr at the El Rey

Who better to inspire a little help from your friends than Ringo Starr? FULL STORY

Rolling Stone

Ringo Starr Honored With ‘Lifetime of Peace & Love Award’

David Lynch and an all-star band paid tribute to the musician, Ringo Starr in Los Angeles on Martin Luther King Day. FULL STORY


Rolling Stone

Honoring Ringo Starr with Tribute Concert

Joe Walsh, Ben Folds, Ben Harper and more will band together on January 20th to honor the life of the legendary musician. FULL STORY


The Transcendentalists

David Lynch and Calvin Klein Collection's Italo Zucchelli on their shared passions: creativity and Transcendental Meditation. FULL STORY

Wall Street Journal

A Benefit for the David Lynch Foundation

Wall Street Journal reports on the Foundation's fifth annual benefit gala, honoring FDNY Commissioner Salvatore Cassano and Hugh and Deborra-lee Jackman. The event was co-hosted by David Lynch and Jerry Seinfeld. FULL STORY


Meditation as a Potential Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder

According to the CDC, 1 in 88 people have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The prevalence has increased ten-fold over the last 40 years. There is no cure, but there seem to be as many treatments as there are manifestations of symptoms of the disorder. FULL STORY

Huffington Post

Bringing Calm to the Center of Life’s Storm

Huffington Post interviews Bob Roth, DLF Executive Director, about his success in making TM available to tens of thousands of individuals in need over the past eight years. FULL STORY

Huffington Post

Lena Dunham Shares Her Experience with TM

The Emmy award-winning filmmaker and actress behind Girls shares how TM has helped her cope with stress, anxiety and negativity. FULL STORY


The Totally Stressed Out Man's Guide to Meditation

DLF supporters share the benefits TM has had in their lives. FULL STORY

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

War Veterans Hail Meditation as Beneficial, Cost-Effective PTSD Treatment

Dr. Sarina Grosswald and war veteran Jason Lebracht report on the healing benefits of meditation for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress. FULL STORY

Bloomberg Businessweek

TM May Help Stressed Vets

Research on the effectiveness of TM for relieving PTSD symptoms and developing resilience may offer hope for preventing further military suicides. FULL STORY

Good Morning America

Jerry Seinfeld on Importance of Meditation

Emmy Award-winning comedian Jerry Seinfeld and DLF executive director Bob Roth discuss the benefits of TM and the Foundation's work. WATCH

Boston Globe

Study Suggests Meditation Helps Treat PTSD

New research performed by Norwich University studies the effects of Transcendental Meditation on strengthening resilience to stress among future officers. FULL STORY

Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien

Vets Find Wellness in Meditation

Russell Simmons, President of Rush Communications, and DLF executive director Bob Roth discuss the results of the Foundation's outreach to veterans and military personnel. WATCH

Washington Post

Veterans Affairs Testing Whether Meditation Helps Treat PTSD

TM shows great promise as effective alternative to conventional mental healthcare approaches. FULL STORY

New York Times

Celebrities and Recent Research Fuel Interest in Transcendental Meditation

DLF offers TM to troubled students, veterans, homeless and prisoners. FULL STORY

Wall Street Journal

David Lynch Introduces Veterans to Meditation

Operation Warrior Wellness launched to help veterans overcome PTSD. FULL STORY


Meditation Nation

How Transcendental Meditation returned as the new status symbol. FULL STORY

Wall Street Journal

A Transcendental Cure for Post-Traumatic Stress

Study of soldiers shows 50% reduction in symptoms after eight weeks of Transcendental Meditation. FULL STORY


Alternative Treatment Promoted for Soldiers Suffering from PTSD

Meditation could help the increasing number of military personnel suffering from post-traumatic stress. FULL STORY


Meditation Heals Military Vets with PTSD

Research suggests Transcendental Meditation can be helpful in relieving symptoms of PTSD among combat veterans. FULL STORY

New York Times

Just Say ‘Om’: The Fab Two Give a Little Help

Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and friends support David Lynch Foundation, bring meditation to at-risk students. FULL STORY


Transcendental Meditation Helps Homeless Kids

At Children of the Night, traumatized children are helped though the use of Transcendental Meditation. WATCH

San Francisco Examiner

Meditation Program Mends Troubled Vistacion Valley Middle School

School credits program with reducing violence, increasing attendance and test scores and dramatically decreasing suspensions. FULL STORY

LA Daily News

Children of the Night and Movie Director David Lynch Expand Work

All residents of shelter for abused teens participate in TM program. FULL STORY


Study Finds Meditation Helps Soldiers Overcome Trauma

New research suggests TM helps combat post-traumatic stress. FULL STORY