Archive for March 2nd, 2009

I first came across Transcendental Meditation (TM) during my degree studies when I was mixing with students of Ayurveda.

Transcendental meditation is a technique which gives a quality of rest to mind and body which is quite unique. It allows for the release of stress and tiredness which results in greater energy and peace and clarity of the mind, so bringing enjoyment of life.

Now, a study seems to be endorsing what users of TM have known all along: that it can, in fact, help to increase brain function and lower stress levels.

A group of fifty students took part in the trial at the American University in Washington DC, and after using meditation for ten weeks they reported lower levels of stress and feeling more alert.

One ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) sufferer who took part in the study claims meditating for a few minutes a day helped him to get off a cocktail of medication which controlled his condition


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