The American Heart Association found that the TM technique is the only meditation technique that lowers blood pressure. TM has been shown to reduce anxiety and depression, and lower the risk of heart attack and stroke.
The TM technique contributes to more successful and fulfilling relationships. TM reduces stress and tension, a major barrier to good communication. It has been found to develop broader awareness, greater happiness, and refined feelings and emotions.
What Did They Say About TM?
Jerry Seinfeld, American Actor, Author and Comedian, who has been practising the TM technique for 40 years and Bob Roth, a certified TM teacher and Director of the David Lynch Foundation, discuss the value and benefits of practising the TM technique with George Stephanopoulos, Host of Good Morning America, who also practises the Transcendental Meditation technique.
Inner Peace & Wellness
The TM® technique helps us cultivate a peaceful state of inner calm. The peace and calm experienced during the practice of TM flows into daily life. With TM, one can experience quieter levels of the mind.
Stress & Anxiety
A Stanford University study found the TM technique to be twice as effective as other techniques for reducing stress and anxiety. The TM technique reduces the mental and physical effects of stress
Transcendental Meditation Reduces Stress Naturally
Everyone is aware of the negative effects of stress. It decreases performance, harms relationships, and creates physical wear and tear. In short, it curtails enjoyment of life. Furthermore it tends to build up in the system over the course of a lifetime. Even a good night's sleep or an extended holiday does not enable us to recover fully. Nowadays, stress is a fact of life - but it need not be.Learn more.
How Transcendental Meditation Relieves Stress
"People who come to me for relief from stress and stress-related disorders need an effective meditation that's quickly mastered and produces consistent results.
Though TM is a mental technique, due to the mind-body relationship the practice has extensive physiological effects. TM allows the mind to settle very deeply inward—in a natural way. TM teachers call this effortless transcending. It's what sets TM apart and why the technique is so beneficial for mind and body, right from the start." - Gary Kaplan, M.D. Neurologist, NYU Medical School
"There is something about TM. It is the only time I have that stillness. I open my eyes and I'm sad that it's 20 minutes later. It gives me this peaceful feeling—I just love it so much."
Norman Rosenthal Psychiatrist, Author and Researcher
"Before our research was over, three of our clinicians had gotten Transcendental Meditation training. That's how impressed they were with what they saw.
No other stress management technique' has anywhere close to this amount of hard data in support of its claims to reduce stress."