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Life is short – Enjoy it to the fullest

Life is supposed to be better if we can “be in the moment” and “enjoy the here and now”. However, past stressful experiences can draw our attention away from the present to pain from the past or worries for the future. As long as the underlying stress is there, it is difficult to avoid this negative influence.

Transcendental Meditation (TM) is the most practiced (6 million practitioners), most widely researched (600 studies), and, according to the research, the most effective meditation technique in the world to reduce stress. This allows us to gradually leave more and more of our baggage from the past behind so we can enjoy the here and now to the fullest.

What do TM meditators say?

Many celebrities that practice Transcendental Meditation comment that the technique helps them.

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‘It centers you. Your stress levels are just down and you find yourself interacting in the world much easier and better, in a calmer way, and there is just a peaceful joy that comes over you.’
Jennifer Aniston, actress
‘I’m a great supporter of Transcendental Meditation. I’ve been using it for almost 40 years now. It’s a great tool for stress […] and a great system to use for life in general.’
Clint Eastwood, actor
‘It calms you down. It helps you find that peaceful place inside yourself so whenever your life is going a bit crazy, it just reminds you to be really centered.’
Heather Graham, actress

Transcending = holistic side-benefits

TM creates exceptionally deep rest, which has a lot of side-benefits. More than 350 scientific studies from top universities like Harvard have been published in the past 50 years documenting these TM benefits. TM has been shown to relieve many stress-related health issues, improve mental potential and improve our relationships. Many national health organisations are now also formally recommending TM as an option for doctors to prescribe, for example the American Heart Association in the context of treating high blood pressure. And in Switzerland, leading health insurance provider Swica is now reimbursing part of the TM course fee.

Schools in more than 60 countries have started to implement TM in their curriculum to help students to be “ready to learn”, eg under the name “Quiet Time Program”. And even the European Commission recently provided a €0.5 Million grant for tests with TM in the European school system.

“Quite simply, Quiet Time [TM in school program] should be in every school.”
Dr. Carlos Garcia, Superintendent, San Francisco Unified School District, 2007-2012
“No other ‘stress management technique’ has anywhere close to TM’s amount of hard data in support of its claims to reduce stress.”
Dr. Norman Rosenthal, Psychiatrist, U.S. National Institutes of Mental Health

Transcending = Easy to do

Many people have tried some form of meditation and have found it difficult to do. The good news is that TM is very different. It is a very simple, natural and effortless technique, that doesn’t require any concentration or controlling of the mind. TM is taught individually by highly trained teachers and this personal coaching also makes it very easy to learn.

“When I learned about TM, I thought ‘I’ll try this, even though I’m not good at meditating.’ And there is something about TM, it is the only time I have that stillness. I never had that feeling before.”
Ellen Degeneres, talk-show host
“I would try meditations, because I knew that there was something there for me, but every time I would try to do it, I was like: I can not meditate. When I learned TM, it was exactly what I needed! TM is the easiest thing I’ve ever done, not just the easiest meditation, but the easiest thing.”
Cameron Diaz, actress

Do you have 90 minutes to discover how everything can change?

To understand how a simple technique can provide so many benefits, sign up for one of the free informational seminars that are organized around the country. Just fill out the form below, or select your nearest city on the map below. You will be able to:

      • Meet a certified TM teacher
      • Learn all the benefits that 20 minutes twice a day of TM practice can bring to provide happiness and balance, create deep rest, reduce stress, improve sleep, increase your self-confidence, improve your relationships etc.
      • Ask any question you may have
      • Schedule a TM course