Natural antidote to stress and anxiety
How TM relieves stress
who come to me for relief from stress and stress-related
disorders need an effective meditation that’s quickly mastered
and produces consistent results.
“Though TM is a mental technique, due to the mind-body relationship
the practice has extensive physiological effects. TM allows
the mind to settle very deeply inward—in a natural way.
TM teachers call this effortless transcending. It’s what
sets TM apart and why the technique is so beneficial for
mind and body, right from the start.”
- Gary Kaplan, M.D. Neurologist, NYU
Stanford University study
The TM® technique was found to be twice as effective
as other techniques for stress and anxiety.
study was a meta-analysis of 146 independent studies, and
was published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology.
Stanford University: A
meta-analysis of 146 independent studies found that the
Transcendental Meditation technique is twice as effective
at reducing trait anxiety when compared with concentration,
contemplation or other techniques.
Reference: Journal of Clinical Psychology,
45 (1989): 957–974.
Plasma cortisol is a stress
hormone. The study shows that plasma cortisol decreased
during Transcendental Meditation, whereas it did
not change significantly in control subjects during
Reference: Adrenocortical activity
during meditation, Hormones and Behavior 10(1):
“No other ‘stress management technique’ has anywhere
close to this amount of hard data in support of
its claims to reduce stress.”
—Norman Rosenthal, M.D., Psychiatrist, Georgetown
University Medical School
|“A year and a half ago my anxiety was so great, I barely
felt like showing my face in public. Since I learned TM,
anytime I leave the house, I feel a fearless sense of mastery
of any social situation. TM has helped my self confidence
by putting into perspective that all beings are worthwhile,
|“I’m a special ed teacher—the most stressful job in
education. TM recharges and nourishes me physically, spiritually,
and mentally. I end the day feeling as good as I started—enthusiastic,
positive, and committed to what I do. TM allows me to fully
Robert Steve Martin
|”Before TM, I felt a lot of anxiety about the future.
I was restless and didn’t sleep well. Since starting TM,
I’m much calmer and don’t concern myself as much with what
is going to happen tomorrow. There’s an ease that wasn’t
there before, and I sleep much better.”
School teacher and mother