Tools to Heal Broken Relationships and Live Healthier Lives

G. Sequane Lawrence is president of Fathers, Families and Healthy Communities (FFHC) in Chicago. His life’s mission is to improve the outcomes of children of noncustodial African American dads, by giving those dads tools to heal broken relationships and live healthier lives. He learned to meditate through the David Lynch Foundation, and now he is…

The Pleasant Parallels of TM and Day-To-Day Life

Bob Roth said something before going into a meditation that was a game changer for not only my TM practice but also my life. On one of Bob’s group meditation calls (which I highly recommend) just before the meditation started he said: Start the meditation without any expectation of any results. Hm. That landed on…

How to Meditate – A Beginners Guide

A quick video on the benefits and starting the path on meditating. Watch our latest YouTube video from this weeks ‘Health and Fitness‘ series of new videos on How to Meditate for beginners.

Time for meditation music

We have just released our first two meditation music Youtube videos. Watch our Soothing meditating Music video for meditating to Calm and help Anxiety. This is totally different new venture for the ‘Ian’s Gone Outdoors’ but many of our valued readers have mentioned the benefits of releasing stress with the aid of calming music. Music…

A Universal Way To Get Rest Instead of Stressed

News anchor Julia Moffitt of 13Sunrise in Indianapolis explores the Transcendental Meditation technique with local TM teacher Paul Wilson. Originally published on WTHR.com “‘It’s a universal practice,’ Wilson said. ‘This is a simple system of deep meditation. The sun brings the light in the morning. It wakes people up and an anchor connects us to…

Healthcare Workers Facing Burnout Find Strength through Transcendental Meditation

Last year, in an effort to support medical providers and first responders on the brink of burnout, we launched Heal the Healers Now. More recently, Hadley Barndollar of the Providence Journal spoke with Dr. Tony Nader – a medical doctor and head of the international Transcendental Meditation organization – about this initiative to provide meditation…

A TM Teacher’s Journey: Finding Clarity and Purpose in Life

It’s a well-known principle of life that the more you give the more you’ll receive, and this has been profoundly experienced by our worldwide community of Transcendental Meditation teachers. We are incredibly grateful to every one of our teachers, for taking the time and resources to become certified through our 5 month, in-residence TM teacher…

Joe Rogan and Tom Papa on Transcendental Meditation

Joe Rogan: How long have you been doing [Transcendental Meditation]? Tom Papa: I’ve meditated since college, just out of reading books, and then, probably about three years ago, my friend who did Transcendental Meditation said…”Go just see if it dials you in. Actually, the stuff you’re doing, the way you talk about meditating, it sounds…

How TM Helped Me Become a Writer

As I was growing up in Johannesburg, South Africa, I had several ambitions. I wanted to be a psychiatrist, a researcher and a writer. I went to medical school in South Africa, then moved to the U.S. to study psychiatry at Columbia in New York City. Finally, I went on to a research fellowship at…

The Most Effective Way I’ve Found to Stay in the Moment

Tobin Dale is a Nashville-based rock and roll guitar player and vintage guitar enthusiast. He recently shared with us his experience practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique and how it has helped him with his mental health. How long have you been practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique, and what inspired you to learn it? I started…

My Life Without Meditation

The following is written by Karlie Everhart and originally published on her blog.   I started meditating ten years ago. At the time, I had suffered from intermittent bouts of anxiety and was looking for a way to calm the surmounting pressure I constantly applied to myself. The only new-agey person I was familiar with…

Confessions of an Artist: Brandon Locher

Brandon Locher is a multimedia artist and music producer who currently lives and works in New York, NY. Since 2006, he’s had more than 60 releases under various names and artistic media, including audio recordings, visual art, multimedia art, and sound art. He’s been practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique for the past two years. Here’s…

6 Reasons to Practice Transcendental Meditation in 2022

In 2014, Caitlin Carlson of Women’s Health magazine wrote, “Far from the hippy dippy stigma it used to carry, meditation is starting to be viewed as hip—and healthy.” The field of meditation has come even further since then, but what has remained the same are the time-tested, scientifically-backed benefits of the TM technique. Here’s more…

New To Meditation? Here are 6 Things To Remember!

I started meditating unintentionally around a decade ago, when I started my Yoga journey. Yoga and meditation often go hand in hand but they don’t … New To Meditation? Here are 6 Things To Remember!