Thank you for the slide show. Most helpful
I agree TM is very beneficial
Great to hear, Sylvia!
Good on you Paul!!! That’s a blessed life for sure!
Thanks for this wonderful Q&A forum. It is very helpful to have a wide range of questions that reflect the day-to-day challenges that TM practitioners experience, especially those who are working or have very difficult schedules. It’s inspiring. Please continue to provide realistic answers so that we can all learn from them!
Thanks for this wonderful feedback, John! We’re so glad to here this was useful. We hope to offer many articles like this in the future. All the best to you!
I like this concise and clear format with sound info. Very helpful.
Thank you, David! So glad to hear and know this was helpful. Best wishes to you.
What amazing service Bob Roth is giving to the world. I appreciate how his twice a day helps my meditation practice go deeper as I’m meditating with so many people around the world. Thank you Bob and your amazing team.
Can’t wait to learn this technique and see the changes in my life and the ripple effect in those around me!
Great! To locate a TM teacher near you, visit TM.org and click on “Find TM Teacher >”
Note the “At-Home Learning” option as well.
Enjoy, and we look forward to hearing from you once you’ve taken the TM course, Shawn!
I maintain a steady 2x a day practice and attend the group session with Bob Roth. I enjoy how I feel after and can carry on with little to no stress. (Depend on the experiences of the day sometimes)
This was a great reminder and focus. Thank you for the slides and for the clarity and simplicity. Grateful
Great to hear, Christina! Congratulations on your regular practice and wonderful results, and thank you for your appreciation. Enjoy!
Hi I began with TM in 73 and it has been probably the most consistent beneficial habit of my life. Twice a day or once a day has varied depending on life events. I live in a remote area and have no contact with any other practitioners. I am wondering about “Checking.” When I first began I took the class to become a checker. Does that still happen? Is it something beneficial to regular practice?
Thanks for your wonderful comment and report, Samuel! Yes, TM Checking is an ongoing life-time follow-up support program for all meditators, and may take place one-on-one by appt. and also in Group Checking, in person or online. Since you’re living remotely, lots of TM Centers are offering programs online with the pandemic, so check here to find Centers in your region that you could connect with remotely: https://enjoy.tm.org/find-your-tm-center
Another wonderful way to have contact with other meditators is the online TM Connect program with Bob Roth, who offers supportive comments for TM practice. Find more information on schedule and connection details here: https://enjoytmnews.org/strengthen-your-tm-practice-with-tm-connect/ Enjoy!
I really want to be able to meditate twice daily but work 12-hour shifts. How close together can meditations be, and how long before bedtime can I meditate.
Hi Aaron, This is an excellent desire and question. There isn’t a set number of hours between meditations or before bedtime, just a general recommendation that we meditate twice a day, usually in the a.m. and p.m., and not too close to bedtime, because TM tends to be energizing and might interfere with falling asleep. TM in the morning prepares for the day’s activity, and in the afternoon or evening it refreshes and dissolves stress from the day’s activity. With a 12-hour shift, options might be to meditate before work for your first session, then for your second, during a lunch or afternoon break, or after work when you get home. You could try what works and feels right for you with your schedule. Let us know how it goes and if you have any more questions!
I’m ready to start and see where this takes me in life…
Great! Thanks for your comment, Donny. To find out more about the TM technique and how to learn from a Certified TM instructor, visit TM.org. Enjoy your TM course and practice!
I’ve meditated for 40 years, twice a day for the last 6, and took the TM-Sidhis course in 1980.
Both my father and his father died before age 60; I’m 80 now and taking no medication. My job has been the kind of science that I have always done for a hobby and has provided a comfortable living and retirement. My three daughters are successfully employed.
This and my happy first marriage, are far more than I expected before!
I know I “feel” better 2x / day. Thank you for the science to back it up.
I would like to know more about meditation!
Hi Erika, Great! Just visit TM.org, which is the best site for an introduction to the Transcendental Meditation technique. There you will find facts, videos, research, and a link to find a Certified TM Teacher near you and to attend a free introductory talk. Enjoy finding out more, and all best wishes.
I would like to watch the slide show
Hi Lee, thanks for your comment. To watch this self-paced slide show, just press the right or left arrows on the slides to scroll through, forward or backward, at your own pace. Enjoy!
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