Posts By Janet Hoffman


Ukraine Women At-Risk Learn Transcendental Meditation

I have been meditating since 2009. In these most difficult moments of life, with war in Ukraine, the accumulated internal reserve of peace and the purity of my nervous system […]


Introducing Transcendental Meditation: Evidence-Based Holistic Effects from an Effortless Process

The Transcendental Meditation technique (or TM) as taught by the founder of the TM program, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, is a simple, natural, scientifically validated practice with a broad body of […]


A Beginner’s Candid Interview About TM

As a long-time Transcendental Meditation teacher, it is clarifying to get a fresh perspective on the TM program. I spoke with a woman who was very recently instructed in the […]


Easy Meditation for Everyone

If you used a search engine to find a form of meditation that is easy to do, it’s probably because you’d heard somewhere that meditation is difficult. Or perhaps you’ve […]


Relationship Problems?: Valentine’s Day Prescription

Feb 12, 2022 (reprinted from February 2021) One day in New York City, I passed a many-windowed bookstore and stopped to look more closely at an unusual window display. There […]


A Woman Filmmaker’s Perspective on Success: An interview with Jennifer Kachler

When I think of the profession of filmmaking, it seems glamorous and exciting and a wonderful outlet for a creative mind. But I also imagine that a successful filmmaker must […]


Anxious or Depressed About the New Year? How to Live Your Best Life in 2022

In just a week we will be embarking on a new year. Certainly things will change a bit… or a lot… because it is through change that living happens.  How […]


Get Smarter! How to Boost Your Intelligence

It’s commonly known that our brain’s processing ability peaks by the age of 20 and then slowly declines. But more recent scientific research findings have suggested the possibility of raising our intelligence through particular brain-training activities. Two types of intelligence: Crystallized intelligence is the ability to use knowledge, even as we age, that was previously acquired through education and experience. Fluid intelligence, our innate ability to think or reason flexibly, quickly and abstractly does not rely on prior learning or knowledge. It allows us to intuit solutions at a deeper level of the mind’s functioning.


Helping Teenage Girls Who Take on Parental Duties During the Pandemic

In my teen years, my friends and I took advantage of opportunities to make a little money by babysitting for our parents’ friends’ kids. That was a far cry from […]


Pass the Wine or Pass Up the Wine

From “mommy juice” to “alcopops,” alcoholic beverages have become for many women the default response to any occasion. Reaching for a bottle of wine or something harder has become a […]


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