The Transcendental Meditation technique is an effective way for anyone to relieve stress, gain inner peace and promote mind-body health.
- Easy to learn—effortless to practice
- Takes only 20 minutes, twice a day
- Refreshes mind and body
- Nourishes emotions
- Energizes life
- Learned by more than 5 million people
- Verified by more than 600 scientific studies
According to a statement by the American Heart Association, the Transcendental Meditation technique has been shown to lower blood pressure.
The AHA scientific statement* concludes that the Transcendental Meditation technique lowers blood pressure and may be considered in clinical practice for the prevention and treatment of hypertension. The report also recognized that TM is generally considered safe and without harmful side effects.
Clinical trials have shown that lower blood pressure through Transcendental Meditation practice is associated with substantially reduced rates of death, heart attack and stroke.
* Brook RD et al., Beyond Medications and Diet: Alternative Approaches to Lowering Blood Pressure. A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association. Hypertension, 61:00, 2013.
Mysteries of the Teen Mind
The August 31, 2015 issue of The New Yorker featured an article and book review by Elizabeth Kolbert of two enlightening books on teenage misbehavior. Both books, â€śThe Teenage Brain: A Neuroscientistâ€™s Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adultsâ€ť, written by neurologist Frances Jensen with Amy Ellis Nutt, and â€śAge of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescenceâ€ť, written by professor of psychology and researcher Laurence Steinberg, offer compelling science-based explanations.
As a teenager, I might have been the realization of my parentsâ€™ nightmaresâ€”not their worst, by farâ€”but I was no angel. Though I believed at the time that my actions...