Posts By TM for Women

Pandemic Front Lines: An Interview of Barbara Twombly RN BSN CWOCN

Barbara is a Certified Wound, Ostomy and Continence nurse at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla in California who received her nursing degree at Russell Sage College and her WOCN Specialty training at Emory University. She has worked at Scripps Memorial Hospital for 35 years and took the Transcendental Meditation course at her hospital in 2017.  […]

Not Just for Science Enthusiasts: Latest Research Findings on Transcendental Meditation

It always seems a bit funny when someone says they “believe” that the TM technique works. It definitely does “work,” but it’s far from a matter of belief— its benefits have been shown over and over again by peer-reviewed research studies published in highly reputable domestic and international scientific journals. In the same way as […]

From the “Word to the Wise” Department: The Transcendental Meditation Technique Improves Immunity and Reduces Stress

This is a time of fear, anxiety, and uncertainty for most of the world. Health, families, careers, finances and well-being are being challenged by the pandemic that, so far, is undermining the safety of our loved ones and of our society. This pressure, this stress, can only make us more vulnerable—because stress reduces immunity. Want […]

Why Am I Always So Tired?!

Studies conducted in the last 10 years showed that fatigue is one of women’s top five health concerns—and that as many as 45% of women have fatigue resulting from stress. As women, we juggle work commitments, career, childcare, groceries, household chores—the list can seem endless. We need to take steps to ensure that we don’t […]

Why Can’t the TM Technique be Taught for Free?

The Transcendental Meditation technique is easy to practice—once properly learned—but it can’t be learned from a book, website or download. The experience of transcending is very subtle and delicate. TM teachers provide very precise instructions to enable you to experience the subtle states of thinking. Certified Teachers Learning the TM technique is refreshingly human, involving […]

What You Want to Know About TM

Teachers of the Transcendental Meditation technique find that most people, when first hearing about TM, have questions, concerns, and misunderstandings. In this article, we address these points.  What is Transcendental Meditation (TM)? TM is a simple, natural procedure done effortlessly in the mind while sitting comfortably with eyes closed. You don’t do it out loud—so […]

Universal Love

The founder of the Transcendental Meditation program, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, devoted his life to lifting humanity out of suffering, to the self-realization of every individual, and to peace and harmony on earth. Maharishi was the embodiment of spirituality, peace and all-embracing universal love. He wrote these words that we offer to you for your inspiration: […]

In Other News

Women and Addictions At a recent New York conference on Transcendental Meditation and its benefits in reducing addiction, recovering addicts, including Elizabeth Vargas of ABC TV’s 20/20, made supporting statements. They all told a similar story—they stopped using drugs or alcohol, but rehabilitation programs did nothing to address the anxiety they felt when they completed […]

How TM Changes the Brain

A discussion with Dr. Sarina Grosswald Severe stress can shut down the prefrontal cortex, which is like the commander-in-chief of the brain,” said Dr. Sarina Grosswald, the executive director of PTSD and stress-related disorders for the David Lynch Foundation. “TM rebalances the brain chemistry…. TM creates the brain waves associated with settledness,” said Dr. Grosswald. […]

Vanessa Vidal Honored by the International Women’s Leadership Association

Vanessa Vidal, National Director of the U.S. non-profit educational organization Transcendental Meditation for Women has been recognized by the IWLA for leadership excellence in improving women’s lives through the development of consciousness.

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COVID-19 Update

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Wishing you best of health,
TM for Women

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