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July 22, 2014

The Benefits of Transcendental Meditation.

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In the modern world, it can be difficult to detach from stress.

Millions of people don’t seek help, or even worse, they may turn to harmful substances as a way to relax—putting their health and mental wellbeing at risk. One stress reduction technique is Transcendental Meditation—a simple exercise in self-transcending meditation and reflection.

It’s practitioners can experience the numerous physical and psychological benefits, from low blood pressure to improved concentration.

The technique has seen a boost in popularity in recent years, with celebrities such as Oprah Winfrey, David Lynch and Sir Paul McCartney publicly speaking about it’s impact on their lives.

The resurgence in popularity has been coupled with a growth in the number of scientific studies that have investigated the potential benefits of Transcendental Meditation. This helpful infographic overviews the main benefits, alongside a few relevant scientific studies.

This article was written by Joe Trimby of TM Home, a 100 percent non-profit website dedicated to bringing you the latest stories about Transcendental Meditation.

 
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Coatenhat Jul 22, 2014 10:28am

I do TM and I don't know I lived without it before. Its really changed up my life for the better. By the way you don't have to do TM in the lotus seat while sitting on concrete. It works just as good in a chair or on a plane or bus, which is the way I do it. Peace!

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J Trimby

J Trimby’s at his happiest when meditating at sunrise, or when in the kitchen indulging his creative side and exploring new cuisines. At TM Home Joe’s well known for keeping up with the latest news on personal development and spiritual wellbeing. Learn more at his TM website