From radical brain surgery to drug therapies to meditation, Iowa veterans have experienced it all. Listen to this Iowa Public Radio report on how Iowa Veterans have been historically treated for what is now known as PTSD — from lobotomies, to drugs and therapy, to now include a more benign approach of meditation, specifically Transcendental Meditation. Shows you how far we’ve come in dealing more humanely with Veterans suffering from PTSD!
Here are two excellent articles about Transcendental Meditation published in the latest issue of The Hollywood Reporter, part of a Health series on how stress effects celebrities and what they do to relieve it. The first mentions David Lynch, the other, Dr. Oz. 1. How David Lynch and His Hollywood Friends Are Bringing Back Transcendental Meditation. 2. Stress-Free 2014: Dr. Oz Reveals How He Takes the Edge Off Shooting a TV Show.
Sherrill Sellman, host of What Women Must Know, interviewed Fred Travis of Maharishi University of Management on the Progressive Radio Network, PRN.fm, “The #1 Internet Radio Station for Progressive Minds,” on November 21, 2013. Listen to this interesting interview as they discuss different stages of the brain’s development and how it is affected by PTSD, […]
War veterans say meditation could help with PTSD By Agence France-Presse Tuesday, February 5, 2013 6:27 EST Meditation might sound an unlikely activity for men trained in killing people and blowing things up in Afghanistan and Iraq. But US war veterans say meditation could help heal the post-war mental disturbances that afflict a growing number […]
This morning on Good Morning America, George Stephanopoulos interviewed comedian Jerry Seinfeld and Bob Roth, executive director of the David Lynch Foundation, on the importance of Transcendental Meditation for PTSD. Jerry said he’s been practicing TM for 40 years now. Both Seinfeld and Roth gave clear explanations of what TM can do for you. Jerry added his […]
Study suggests meditation may help prevent PTSD By Bryan Bender | Globe Staff | December 02, 2012 NORTHFIELD, Vt. — It is part of a highly regimented daily routine at Norwich University, the nation’s oldest private military academy and a cultivator of battlefield leaders for nearly two centuries. Dressed in combat fatigues and boots, a […]
Training from the Inside: Treating PTSD with Transcendental Meditation “I deal with pain every day. I have nerve problems in my leg and the PTSD that the doctors diagnosed me with…functioning becomes impossible, lack of sleep, your work ethic sucks, you can’t focus at work, you can’t do anything, everybody pisses you off…it’s different for […]