To celebrate the first 25 issues since we launched Enjoy TM News two years ago, we’ve collected our 10 most popular stories. Let us know your favorites in the Comments section below, or at the end of each article. Enjoy!
1. Exploring Science, Consciousness, and the Furthest Reaches of Human Potential
Meet the head of the international Transcendental Meditation® (TM®) organizations, Tony Nader, M.D., Ph.D., M.A.R.R., a medical doctor, MIT- and Harvard-trained neuroscientist, and Vedic scholar chosen by TM Founder Maharishi Mahesh Yogi to guide the global TM program.
From Issue 16.
2. Mind over Aging: 10 Steps to Living a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life
Stress ages us, but the right lifestyle changes can prevent and reverse its impact. Dr. Robert Schneider, renowned cardiologist and Maharishi AyurVeda® expert, distills 10 ancient rejuvenation practices, confirmed by modern science, to help us live longer, healthier lives.
From Issue 17.
3. 20 Places to Meditate on the Go
It’s easy to find a spot to close our eyes for TM at home, but what about when we’re away all day or traveling? Here are 20 tried-and-true options for finding a place to meditate, plus more tips from fellow meditators in the Comments section!
From Issue 19.
4. How Important Is It to Practice TM Regularly? What the Research Tells Us
“Dear Dr. Orme-Johnson, My TM instructor says that meditating twice a day will bring me the greatest benefits, but with work and family, sometimes it’s hard to get in both my TM sessions. How important is it to meditate twice a day, every day?”
From Issue 19.
5. 20 Tips for TM Twice a Day
To help you maximize your benefits and keep your meditation on track, we’ve collected a Top-20 List of why twice-daily TM practice is so important to boost your energy, creativity, health, and effectiveness, and how to fit it into your schedule on a regular basis.
From Issue 23.
6. How Transcending Optimizes Your Brain
What happens to our brains when we transcend? How does this help us realize our highest potential? Dr. David Orme-Johnson reveals how young researchers working with Maharishi sought scientific answers and helped change the course of neuroscience.
From Issue 15.
7. AA Co-Founder Bill Wilson, TM, and the 11th Step
“I didn’t fully understand the 11th step until I started TM,” said Bill Wilson, legendary co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, when he learned the TM technique. TM instructor Lincoln Norton tells the story of teaching TM to Mr. Wilson.
From Issue 15.
8. What’s Your Mind-Body Type?
Are you an airy Vata type, a fiery Pitta, or an earthy Kapha? Take the quiz to find out, and learn easy dietary and lifestyle tips for balance and resilience, from Dr. Nancy Lonsdorf, best-selling author and expert in integrative medicine and Maharishi AyurVeda®.
From Issue 10.
9. Former Sony Exec Talks about TM and the Art of Developing Emotional Intelligence
Insights from David Bishop, past president of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment: “For anyone who is, or aspires to be, a leader, Transcendental Meditation (TM) can be a vital component in maximizing one’s effectiveness. In my own career, my TM practice proved to be invaluable.”
From Issue 21.
10. Continous Creation: Kuno Vollet’s Art Uncovers Fullness in Emptiness
“TM influenced my art from the beginning, because you have to be so relaxed, not tense, when you do your work,” says Vollet. “I get into a deeper and deeper state, and it’s just a flow, where there is no disturbance. The art is just being created.”
From Issue 3.
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In a 1968 talk at Lake Louise, Canada, Maharishi explains why the practice of TM is effortless: “The principle of Transcendental Meditation is simple: Being is bliss in its nature. It is infinite happiness.”
What Is “Being,” and How Can We Experience It?
In the definitive classic Science of Being and Art of Living: Transcendental Meditation, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi unveils the journey of life, from the manifest world of diversity to the unified field of life deep within each of us: the state of Being.
Is It Time to Tune Up Your Meditation?
Ensuring that your practice is easy and effortless, and that you’re gaining maximum benefits, is enjoyable and free with personal TM Checking.
Maharishi’s Revival of an Ancient Tradition of Ultimate Human Development
How Maharishi brought to light the core meditation technique of the Vedic tradition for the full unfoldment of human potential, from Dr. Craig Pearson’s The Supreme Awakening: Experiences of Enlightenment throughout Time.