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Gun Control and Impulse Control
Every day we hear about gun violence and it’s self evident that something needs to be done. The question in the media is: are people responsible and guns merely proximate causes? (e.g., “Stop blaming the guns and start blaming the person.”) Whether or not we regulate access to guns*, a more fundamental solution is to reduce violent tendencies and deal with the growing lack of impulse control in our society that leads to violence of all kinds.
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 holistic benefits to all diverse
The Transcendental Meditation Technique: Help for the Bullied
As we know, bullying is not just something that children and teens might have to deal with. Adult bullying is a very real issue. Unlike with children, adult bullying can include giving “the silent treatment”,
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 TM technique in order to
Addressing the Urgent Need of Our Time
REPRINTED FROM OUR MARCH MINI-MAGAZINE Just as we begin to emerge from a two-year global pandemic, we find the world threatened by an escalating war — leaving many of us with a sense of helplessness.
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 tried meditating and found it
What is a Nurse Worth?
According to a February 15th 2022 article in The New York Times, “Nurses have finally learned what they’re worth.” Both as an integral asset to our health system and as caring health professionals, nurses are
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 must have been 20 books
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 be endowed with many skills.
Children and Mental Health: What to do Now
What could be more important to a mother than her child’s well-being? We see how happy a parent feels when her child is well—and how devastated she is when her child suffers. Mental imbalances in