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I Woke Up And Realized Everything I Thought I Knew Was Wrong – Meditation Article

After helping out and supporting my mom as best as I could for thirteen years while she battled with cancer, when she passed away, I was a major train wreck—deep depression, suicidal thoughts, and countless nights of insomnia were just a few of my “symptoms.” A few months later, when a friend suggested I learn Transcendental Meditation, my only hope was that I would be able to get some sleep. I hadn’t read anything about meditation, hadn’t thought about it…

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My Only Regret Is That I Didn’t Find This Practice Twenty Years Ago – Meditation Article

My name is Steve. I’m a corporate technology executive, father, and generally happy guy. My life has always been about evolution and expansion—looking for new ways to adopt the latest technology to enhance a company product, or new personal experiences to learn and grow from. This, along with seeking out ways to cope with the stress of corporate life while navigating the challenges that come with becoming a father, has taken my life down many different paths. As someone with…

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A Highly Personal Yet Highly Impersonal Endeavor – Meditation Article

When I was a little kid, it always broke my heart to see a homeless person on the street or someone begging for food. On one such occasion, I proclaimed to my father, “When I grow up, I’m going to give every poor person in the world a bag of gold.” “That’s very kind of you,” he replied. “But if you only give someone money, they might just spend it all and end up back in the same situation. If…

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Tom Hanks And The Afternoon Crash – Meditation Article

The Event: The David Lynch Foundation’s (DLF) annual benefit dinner and gala honored General (ret.) Stephen Rippe and Ken Falke, founder of Boulder Crest Retreat, with the DLF 2017 Resilient Warrior Awards. The evening featured musical entertainment from Grammy-Award-winning violinist Miri Ben-Ari, and a conversation with Tom Hanks and Mary-Louise Parker on the benefits and impact of the Transcendental Meditation technique. Proceeds from the event helped support the David Lynch Foundation’s Resilient Warrior Program which brings the TM technique to…

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“It Hit Me, Quite Literally, After Endless Months Of Going To Sleep Wired” – Meditation Article

Tara Gardner, a freelance writer and editor covering all things lifestyle for Glam.com, recently wrote about her experience learning and practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique. There are so many meditation practices to choose from these days that it’s helpful to hear stories like Tara’s. She takes us from her first impressions of the TM technique, through her instruction, and positive experience afterwards. Below are excerpts from her insightful article.  “It hit me, quite literally, after endless months of going to…

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When I Hung Up The Uniform, I Kind Of Fell Apart – Meditation Article

Video transcript: “After eleven years in the Marine Corps and multiple tours overseas and really all over the world, I got out. And when I hung up the uniform I kind of fell apart. The traumas that I brought into the Marine Corps caught up. That led to a pretty detailed plan for suicide. “I realized that that’s not my birthright, and actually I need to try something different. So I called the executive director of Boulder Crest and said…

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Finding Stillness Beyond The Surface – Meditation Article

Ever wonder how people who practice the Transcendental Meditation technique seem to fit it into their day so effortlessly, or why they continue to do it, year after year? For 36-year-old Jessica Wilbert, a blogger and former schoolteacher, the TM technique has been one of the most essential parts of her life since childhood. After spending years at an exhausting teaching job in Boston, Wilbert took a leap of faith and moved to sunny San Diego, where she completed a…

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Meditation Is Not All “Listening To The Wind And The Trees And The Birds” – Meditation Article

After completing her TM course, Celestine explained, “I’m a lot calmer; I have a lot more patience; it helped me sleep better…” Like Celestine, many people have found the TM technique helpful for managing their anxiety. Click here to read their personal comments, collected by Trustpilot, an independent customer review site. Learn about Transcendental Meditation for Anxiety ► Research studies have also documented the benefits of the TM technique for anxiety. These studies have been performed at independent institutions such…

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Choose A Meditation Practice You’ll Stick With – Meditation Article

In 2019, meditation isn’t exactly mysterious. Given the evidence, we all know we should meditate. Modern life is demanding and stressful, and in a lot of ways meditation is the perfect antidote. But while having the intention to meditate is one thing, establishing and maintaining a regular practice is another thing entirely. When you’re in a good flow, you might be exercising, eating healthy, and getting a good amount of sleep. But when your life gets more demanding, healthy habits…

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