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Thank you for your interest in learning more about the David Lynch Foundation’s Heal The Healers Now initiative. We strive to raise awareness of the toxic, debilitating effects that stress and trauma inflict on overall health, promote the evidence-based Transcendental Meditation® technique as a tool to address those effects, and establish a scientific understanding of the benefits of TM among health leaders, as well as the general public.

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NEWS AND MEDIA

CNBC | January 1, 2021

Jerry Seinfeld: Transcendental Meditation and weight training will ‘solve just about anyone’s life’

Seinfeld calls TM “the absolutely ultimate work tool.”

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Pickfork | November 25, 202

David Lynch Announces Benefit Concert With Elvis Costello, Angélique Kidjo, More

The virtual “Meditate America” event will also feature Graham Nash, Katy Perry, Jim James, and Kesha, among others.

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Military Times | November 13, 2020

‘Jerry’s Last Mission’: How WWII’s last combat pilot became a lifelong testament of the human spirit

Yellin became an outspoken advocate for veteran mental health, partnering with the David Lynch Foundation to help veterans better cope with the effects of PTS. Now, Yellin’s story is the subject of this 58-minute documentary…

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NowThis News | October 26, 2020

Understanding Our Emotional Health

This week on NowThis Kids, we’re learning about emotional health and meditation from Bob Roth of the David Lynch Foundation.

Pickfork | June 30, 2020

Ringo Starr Announces Birthday Benefit with Paul McCartney, Gary Clark Jr., More

Proceeds will be split between Black Lives Matter, David Lynch Foundation, Musicares, and Wateraid.

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The TASC Group | May 14, 2020

DLF Raises Over 700K in Grassroots Funding for “Heal The Healers Now” in First 45 Days

Hundreds of donors contribute to initiative aimed at training medical professionals in TM

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PEOPLE | May 4, 2020

David Lynch and Duran Duran Launch Initiative for Medical Professionals Fighting Coronavirus

Heal the Healers Now is bringing the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique to medical professionals across the country amid the ongoing health crisis

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Good Morning America | April 6, 2020

David Lynch Foundation announces “Heal The Healers Now” initiative on GMA

Heal The Healers Now initiative brings trauma-healing TM technique to medical providers battling COVID-19

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The Wall Street Journal

Transcendental Meditation for Everyone

Bob Roth, chief executive of the David Lynch Foundation, teaches Transcendental Meditation to a range of students, from elementary-school children to CEOs.

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marketplace.org

The meditation technique that helps some of the world’s top business leaders succeed

What do you do to unwind after a long, hard day at work? Some of us like to veg out on the couch, drink a glass of wine, or — in the case of some of the world’s top business leaders — practice meditation. Specifically, Transcendental Meditation.

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Vanity Fair

David Lynch Curates a Weekend Festival with His Signature “Ring of Truth”

Twin Peaks acolytes, Transcendental-Meditation enthusiasts, and longtime Lynch collaborators alike convened in Brooklyn this weekend for the third annual Festival of Disruption.

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Good Day New York

Bob Roth’s Strength In Stillness

Roth has helped thousands of people access their creativity and inner power with Transcendental Meditation.

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Good Morning America

Meditation guru Bob Roth shares simple guide to meditating live on ‘GMA’

Bob Roth discusses the benefits of transcendental meditation, and demonstrates a simple exercise you can do from anywhere.

WATCH

Chief Learning Officer

Teaching Meditation to Employees Could Have Big Benefits

The popularity of transcendental meditation in business is growing, and for good reason. The practice is shown to improve productivity and benefit the bottom line.

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Oxford Academic

The Transcendental Meditation Program’s Impact on the Symptoms of Post-traumatic Stress Disorder of Veterans: An Uncontrolled Pilot Study

This study evaluated whether an extensively researched stress reduction method, the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique, can reduce the PTSD symptoms of veterans.

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CNBC

Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio: Meditation is ‘the single most important reason’ for my success

Hedge funds and Transcendental Meditation seem to live in opposite realms. But not for Ray Dalio.

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Rolling Stone

‘Twin Peaks’ Cosplay and Lots of Meditation: 20 Things We Learned at David Lynch’s Festival

From Dennis Hopper’s glibness on the ‘Blue Velvet’ set to the filmmaker’s proclivity for lighting up, the Festival of Disruption comes to New York.

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Business Insider

Transcendental Meditation is taking over Wall Street — here’s how it works

Hundreds of investors and bankers on Wall Street are signing up for lessons at the DLF.

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CardRates.com

Transcendental Meditation May Help Reduce Impulse Spending and Promote Healthier Financial Habits and Lives

If you’ve ever felt stressed out about work, kids, or just life in general, you know how good it can feel to treat yourself to a little something extra.

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DatingAdvice.com

The David Lynch Foundation: How Transcendental Meditation Helps You Recover From Heartache & Trauma

Established in 2005, the David Lynch Foundation is on a mission to spread the word about the curative powers of Transcendental Meditation (aka TM).

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Chicago Tribune

Can in-school meditation help curb youth violence?

Reports on the dramatic successes of the David Lynch Foundation’s TM-based Quiet Time program in improving academic performance and reducing fear and violence in some of the toughest schools in the most crime-ridden areas of Chicago.

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Business Insider

Why Wall Street Loves Transcendental Meditation

Transcendental Meditation, which Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio calls ‘the single biggest influence’ on his life, is taking over Wall Street.

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The World Post

How Meditation Can Help Active-Duty Soldiers

The practice may significantly reduce PTSD symptoms.

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Psychology Today

Meditation Reduces Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms

Transcendental Meditation can reduce PTSD symptoms and use of PTSD medications.

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CBS Sunday Morning

Using meditation to make a difference

More and more people are discovering the gifts that come along with sitting in silence.

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Fatherly

A Transcendental Master On How And Why Meditation Can Help Your Kid

Inner peace isn’t catching up on a new original series (a Making A Murderer marathon isn’t exactly what your spouse meant by “Netflix and chill”), and it’s not killing yourself on the elliptical machine.

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EurekAlert!

Transcendental Meditation and lifestyle modification increase telomerase, new study finds

A new study published in PLOS ONE found that the Transcendental Meditation technique and lifestyle changes both appear to stimulate genes that produce telomerase, an enzyme that’s associated with reduced blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and mortality.

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Economic Times

Want to slow ageing? Meditate every day

Researchers report that apart from reducing blood pressure and heart disease risk, Transcendental Meditation technique and lifestyle changes can slow cellular death too.

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Huffington Post

#WhatsWorking: Using Meditation Against Terrorism

The Global Union of Scientists for Peace asked Presidents Obama, Hollande and Putin to use a scientific alternative to violence against terrorism: transcendental meditation.

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The Atlantic

Mantras Before Math Class

After growing up with Transcendental Meditation as a spiritual practice, the author visits public schools where it’s being used as a simple tool for stress-reduction and well-being.

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The Examiner

‘Ringo Starr: Lifetime of Peace & Love’ album

A new video of Ringo Starr singing live at the David Lynch Foundation Lifetime of Peace and Love concert that honored him in 2014 was released on Dec. 18.

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Goldmine

Ringo Starr premiere: Peace & Love Tribute

This is a 10-song document of a January 2014 concert held at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles to pay tribute to the music of the one and only Ringo Starr, who was presented with the Lifetime of Peace & Love Award by Academy Award-nominated director David Lynch (The Elephant Man, Twin Peaks, Blue Velvet).

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The Hill

Use a treatment for PTSD that actually works

Primary treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) such as Prolonged Exposure Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy are not proving effective.

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Huffington Post

In Dialogue With Bob Roth from The David Lynch Foundation

I recently got a chance to meet up with Bob Roth, Executive Director of the David Lynch Foundation at their New York offices.

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Rolling Stone

See Ringo Starr, David Lynch Discuss Beatle’s Career, Meditation

Filmmaker’s foundation releases ‘The Lifetime of Peace & Love Tribute Concert’ tribute album today.

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Huffington Post

How Transcendental Meditation Taught Me to Take Risks

Transcendental meditation is having a moment.

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Business Insider

This is the secret to how legendary director Martin Scorcese and hedge fund titan Ray Dalio stay grounded

It’s no secret that investing magnate Ray Dalio is a big proponent of meditation — after all, he once said it made him feel like a “ninja in a fight.”

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Rolling Stone

Ringo Starr to Release All-Star Tribute Concert Live LP

The music of Ringo Starr was celebrated on January 20th, 2014 at a tribute concert in Los Angeles, an event that also saw the Beatles drummer honored with the Lifetime Of Peace & Love Award on behalf of the David Lynch Foundation.

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BandsInTown

‘Ringo Starr: The Lifetime Of Peace & Love Tribute Concert’ Album Is Here

+ we’ve got exclusive #TBT photos from the concert itself!

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Rolling Stone

Katy Perry, Sting Stun at David Lynch’s Meditation Benefit Concert

Jerry Seinfeld, Angelique Kidjo, Jim James and others also perform and explain relaxation technique’s importance to them at New York’s Carnegie Hall.

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Billboard

Katy Perry, Sting & More Sing Meditation’s Praises at David Lynch Foundation Benefit: Live Review

If she had any doubts about taking the stage at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday night and performing (among other things) a slowed-down, spooked-out trap-pop version of “Teenage Dream,” complete with orchestral strings, Katy Perry likely practiced some of the life-altering relaxation techniques she was there to promote.

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Daily Mail

Sting, Katy Perry perform at David Lynch Foundation concert

NEW YORK (AP) — Sting played it cool for a New York benefit concert dedicated to Transcendental Meditation. Katy Perry added some volume.

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The New York Times

Under Stress, Students in New York Schools Find Calm in Meditation

On the first day of the new school year, the schools chancellor, Carmen Fariña, stood in an elementary school classroom in Queens beaming at a hushed room full of fourth-grade children sitting cross-legged on the floor.

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Rolling Stone

My Morning Jacket’s Jim James Talks Roger Waters, David Lynch, Meditation

Singer-songwriter looks ahead to Change Begins Within benefit with Katy Perry, Jerry Seinfeld.

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New York Post

Seinfeld, Sting and Katy Perry to perform at benefit

The “Change Begins Within” concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City will also include performances by Jim James, Angelique Kidjo and Sharon Isbin.

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Big News Network

Transcendental Meditation being used to treat African victims of post-traumatic stress disorder

For over a decade, 18 African nations have been ravaged by war, exposing military personnel and civilians to violence and trauma.

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The Nigerian Voice

An Innovative Solution To Africa’s PTSD Crisis

PTSD affects not only military combatants but also anyone who witnesses or experiences extremely terrifying, tragic or traumatic events such as natural disasters, rape, torture or kidnapping.

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NBC New York

Katy Perry, Sting, Seinfeld to Perform at Benefit Concert

Proceeds from the event will aid the foundation’s MEDITATE NEW YORK initiative, which provides transcendental meditation training to 10,000 at-risk New Yorkers for free.

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Billboard

Katy Perry, Sting, Seinfeld to Perform at David Lynch Foundation Benefit Concert

The “Change Begins Within” concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City will also include performances by Jim James, Angelique Kidjo and Sharon Isbin.

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SPIN

David Lynch Foundation Benefit Concert Lineup: Katy Perry, Sting, and More

The David Lynch Foundation has announced the “Change Begins Within” benefit concert to be held at Carnegie Hall on November 4, with a lineup that includes performances from Katy Perry, Sting, and more.

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audioBoom

Katy Perry, Sting, Seinfeld to perform at benefit concert

NEW YORK (AP) — Katy Perry, Sting and Jerry Seinfeld will perform at a benefit concert of the David Lynch Foundation on Nov. 4.

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Broadway World

Katy Perry, Sting & More Set for David Lynch Foundation Benefit Concert

The David Lynch Foundation (DLF) is pleased to announce Change Begins Within, a benefit concert presented by Citi on November 4, 2015, at Carnegie Hall.

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Huffington Post

Washington D.C. Students Soar with Meditation at Ideal Academy

Ideal Academy Public Charter School (Ideal Academy) is a hidden jewel nestled amidst the noise and haste that is the heartbeat of our nation’s capital.

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Rolling Stone

David Lynch, Members of Best Coast, Dinosaur Jr. Unite for New Box Set

Surrealist filmmaker-musician David Lynch, punk-metal icons Melvins and noise-rock veteran David Yow will contribute new music to a box set led by Australian musician Adam Harding’s collaborative project, Dumb Numbers.

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Pitchfork

David Lynch, Warpaint, Best Coast, Dinosaur Jr., Melvins, Jesus Lizard Team for Dumb Numbers Box

Lynch, Melvins, Jesus Lizard’s David Yow each split a 10″ with supergroup.

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Huffington Post

Transcendental Meditation Is Going Corporate. Here’s Why That’s A Good Thing.

Thanks to the continued research touting its advantages, meditation has hit the mainstream.

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CNN

Transcendental Meditation – My personal Experience

Transcendental Meditation has become my effortless way of achieving a sense of deep relaxation while my brain is fully alert.

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CNN

Depression, anxiety: What worked for me

For more than a decade of my life, I struggled with debilitating anxiety, panic attacks and depression.

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Metro

Happy 75th birthday Ringo Starr! Here’s 10 reasons why he was actually the coolest Beatle

Alongside The David Lynch Foundation, Ringo has started the Peace & Love Fund. This is a fundraiser that helps people struggling with trauma and stress, by teaching them the Transcendental Meditation technique.

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Huffington Post

Reading, Writing, Required Silence: How Meditation Is Changing Schools and Students

On a Wednesday afternoon in early May, after a full day of studying the Byzantine Empire and sitting through lessons on annotation and critical reading, the sixth-graders in Zsazita Walker’s social studies and language arts class were, expectedly, acting like sixth-graders.

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My Morning Routine – with Ivanka Trump

Meditation is One of the Most Important Things I Do Each Day.

I meditate for twenty minutes, ideally twice daily.

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The Washington Sun

PGDF Partners With David Lynch Foundation to Study Transcendental Meditation and Alcoholism

The Peter G. Dodge Foundation (PGDF) announces its first research grant, to be awarded to the David Lynch Foundation for a feasibility study on Transcendental Meditation (TM) and alcohol dependence.

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Chicago Inno

These Three Organizations Just Got Over $1M Combined To Combat Youth Violence In Chicago

Summer in Chicago is known for being one of the most violent times in the city.

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Sonima

What Is Transcendental Meditation?

Oprah, Jerry Seinfeld, and many other high-profile stars, along with six million people worldwide, swear by this simple, yet profound practice. Here’s why.

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New York Magazine

How to Not Think: Transcendental Meditation on the C train.

A great many extremely successful and presumably fully actualized people, from billionaire hedge-funder Ray Dalio to pop goddess Katy Perry, are advocating these days for the life-changing benefits of Transcendental Meditation.

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Huffington Post

Can TM Help Make a Dream Come True?

I’m a dreamer. Being Italian I’m also a lover of life, food, fashion, family and friends.

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Huffington Post

Transcendental Meditation — TM & ME!

My husband David and I met 39 years ago on a blind date.

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Huffington Post

How Transcendental Meditation Changed My Life

I arrive with the flowers, a fruit and a white handkerchief at the Transcendental Meditation Center in Beverly Hills for my first meditation with my teacher Patricia.

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Ivanka Trump Blog

#TeamIvanka Learned How to Meditate

Ivanka shared one of her favorite habits with the team.

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Forbes

Transcendental Meditation Makes A Comeback, With The Aim Of Giving Back

Transcendental meditation (TM) has been having a renaissance in recent years: Celebrities, businesspeople, and regular folk are practicing it in record numbers.

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Metro

The Secret Weapon Successful Career Women Have

Four powerful women share why in order to do it all, sometimes you have to do nothing.

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TM Home

Yearning for balance, actress Eva Mendes is ‘big into meditation’

Before she was spotted by a casting agent, Eva Mendes who came from a family of modest means dreamed of becoming an astronaut, an opera singer or a nun. And Hollywood’s glitz and glitter has not made Eva loose her cool.

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Rolling Stone

Courtney Love, Amy Poehler Salute Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Howl’ in L.A.

Great minds come out for loose, ramshackle tribute to the iconic poem.

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LA Times

Allen Ginsberg celebrated by rock stars at the Ace Hotel in L.A.

Hal Willner is the former longtime musical producer for “Saturday Night Live,” but over the years he has also become known as a grand poobah of the kaleidoscopic, ensemble-cast, live-event form, orchestrating tributes to everyone from Charles Mingus to Kurt Weill to Tim Buckley.

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Times Magazine

Courtney Love, Devendra Banhart, Amy Poehler and More Celebrate Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Howl’ in L.A.

As the man who produced one of Allen Ginsberg’s last recorded works — and who virtually invented the tribute album as standalone art form —

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Chicago Tribune

Stars celebrate 60th anniversary of ‘Howl’

Actors and musicians, including Amy Poehler and Tim Robbins, gather in downtown Los Angeles for a unique performance celebrating the 60th anniversary of ‘Howl,’ by American Beat poet Allen Ginsberg.

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Billboard

Courtney Love, Nick Cave & More Pay Tribute to Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Howl’ in L.A.

On Tuesday night, Los Angeles’ Theater at the Ace Hotel saw a massive convergence of counterculture icons, as Nick Cave, Lucinda Williams, Courtney Love and more paid tribute to Allen Ginsberg’s seminal poem “Howl” on its 60th anniversary, all to benefit the David Lynch Foundation.

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NME

Nick Cave, Courtney Love and more perform at Allen Ginsberg tribute concert

Amy Poehler, Beth Orton, Peaches and more also perform at the show in Los Angeles.

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UNCUT

Watch Nick Cave perform at Allen Ginsberg tribute concert

Amy Poehler, Beth Orton, Courtney Love also played at the show.

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Paste Magazine

Nick Cave, Amy Poehler Honor Anniversary of Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” in L.A.

A concert in downtown Los Angeles was held Tuesday night to commemorate the 60 years since poet Allen Ginsberg debuted his magnum opus, “Howl.”

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Rolling Stone

Duran Duran, Flaming Lips Play Surreal ‘Music of David Lynch’ Tribute

Artists from Sky Ferreira to Moby offer electric interpretations of the director’s soundtracks.

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Interview Magazine

The David Lynch Foundation Presents the Music of David Lynch

If there was one thing to take away from Wednesday night’s event, The Music of David Lynch, it was the weight of the Twin Peaks director’s passion for film, music, and the power of Transcendental Meditation.

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LA Times

All-star tribute to David Lynch lights up the Ace Hotel

At an afternoon rehearsal in downtown Los Angeles, Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne was on his knees making noise.

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Variety

David Lynch Tribute Features Duran Duran, Flaming Lips, Lykke Li

Duran Duran, Moby and Lykke Li were among the musicians and bands who celebrated the music of director David Lynch at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

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DIY Magazine

Sky Ferreira, Karen O and Other Artists Host David Lynch Tribute Concert

The night of celebrations came as the renowned director, actor, and musician’s non-profit foundation turned ten years old.

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Pitchfork

Sky Ferreira, Flaming Lips, Jim James, Duran Duran Cover David Lynch at Benefit Show

Watch Sky do “Blue Velvet” and more, from last night’s tribute concert.

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Billboard

David Lynch Tribute Features Music From ‘Twin Peaks,’ ‘Mulholland Drive’ & More: Concert Review

Duran Duran delivered a three-song finale at a concert tribute to the music of David Lynch on April 1, saluting the director with songs from their hitmaking heyday —

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Boston Herald

David Lynch tribute features Duran Duran, Flaming Lips, Lykke Li

Duran Duran, Moby and Lykke Li were among the musicians and bands that gathered to perform and celebrate the music of legendary Hollywood director David Lynch at the Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

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Stereogum

Karen O, Sky Ferreira, Duran Duran, And A Dozen More Artists Paid Tribute To David Lynch

Amongst the shabby, shuttered vaudeville theaters that line Broadway in Los Angeles, the Theatre at Ace Hotel burns bright.

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Consequence of Sound

Live Review: The Music of David Lynch at Los Angeles’ Theatre at Ace Hotel (4/1)

A few days after Brian Fest, a celebration of Brian Wilson’s career, Los Angeles’ second tribute concert of the week slipped out of the sunshine and into the shadows for a night honoring the cinematic and pop music of David Lynch.

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NME

Flaming Lips, Sky Ferreira, Duran Duran and more cover music of David Lynch at tribute gig

The likes of Duran Duran, Sky Ferreira, The Flaming Lips and more performed at a David Lynch tribute concert last night (April 1) in Los Angeles.

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Yahoo Music

No Ordinary World: Duran Duran, Flaming Lips, Moby Play Surreal David Lynch Concert

Truly, there could be no more apt adjective than “Lynchian” to describe Wednesday’s Music of David Lynch tribute concert in downtown Los Angeles.

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Music Times

David Lynch Ace Hotel Tribute Concert Featured Sky Ferreira, Duran Duran & Flaming Lips, Promoted Meditation

If being spooked, mystified and left hanging to solve cryptic messages conjures any appeal, look no further than Oscar-nominated director, David Lynch.

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MXDWN

The Music of David Lynch at the Ace Hotel Theater, 4-1-15

We often speak of David Lynch in terms of his vision, whether it is a severed ear crawling with ants amongst the grass, or a puffy-cheeked lounge singer squashing mucousy spermatozoa with her heels, or the river-washed body of a prom queen, pale blue and wrapped in plastic.

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Orange County Register

‘The Music of David Lynch’ is suitably strange and wonderful

Any true fan of David Lynch’s hypnotically strange films is also passionate about the music in those movies, for it has been just as idiosyncratically compelling as the cinematic riddles he has created.

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Pitchfork

Courtney Love, Devendra Banhart, Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew, More to Play Benefit Commemorating Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl”

Proceeds from forthcoming 60th anniversary celebration to benefit the David Lynch Foundation.

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WUSA9

Cool Schools: Meditation Prepares Students for Class

Mind over material. That’s what this week’s Cool Schools is all about.

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Oprah

What Oprah Knows for Sure About Finding the Fullest Expression of Yourself

Seeking the fullest expression of self. That’s the story of my life in six words—

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Huffington Post

Rick Goings, CEO Of Tupperware: Success Is Not Just About Money

Rick Goings, CEO of Tupperware, joined HuffPostLive at the World Economic Forum In Davos Wednesday to discuss the need to redefine success in modern society.

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SELF

Donna Karan and SELF Host CFDA #HealthIsBeauty Panel

During Fashion Week, models, editors and photographers sprint around New York from show to show—starting at 9 AM and not ending until well after 9 PM, or, well, later, if you’re out at one of the many after-parties.

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Business Insider

Arnold Schwarzenegger says a year of practicing Transcendental Meditation in the ’70s changed his life

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s career was skyrocketing to a new level in 1975.

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Vogue

The New Resolution: Making Time for Yourself

I can’t speak for other places in the world, but among New Yorkers, the oft-uttered phrase, “I’m so busy,” is delivered as a simultaneous lament and brag—one to be interpreted as both “I wish I could cut back” and “I’m in high demand.”

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WCF Courier

It’s about time for “Quiet Time”

Nothing succeeds like success, as they say, and I’m here to report two genuine successes. One is small, the other large, a possible game-changer.

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Huffington Post

Calm, Clarity and Capacity in Our Lives

Ask anyone and they will likely tell you they are running at 120 percent, that there aren’t enough hours in the day.

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New York Times

Sharon Isbin: Seeking Out Serenity

Sharon Isbin’s living room is decorated with two Grammy Awards and a keepsake from her time performing in the Amazon: a handcrafted poison-dart gun.

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NBC News

San Francisco Schools Transformed by the Power of Meditation

Silence isn’t something people usually associate with middle school, but twice a day the halls of Visitacion Valley School in San Francisco fall quiet as the sixth, seventh and eighth grade students meditate for fifteen minutes.

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Gabrielle Bernstein

A Meditation Practice That Will Change Your Life

Last summer I was invited to attend a four-day Transcendental Meditation training. This invitation came at the perfect time on my spiritual path.

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Huffington Post

Interview With David Lynch: His Mission to Change the World Through Meditation

I can remember being absolutely hooked and engrossed into the surreal world of the cutting-edge television series Twin Peaks back in the ’90s.

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Yahoo

The Fashion World Gets Spiritual

Fashionistas revitalize through practice of the TM technique.

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TIME

How Meditation May Help People With HIV

A mindfulness routine may lead to better health outcomes.

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Huffington Post

How Transcendental Meditation Changed This HIV Patient’s Life

Transcendental Meditation boasts major health benefits, but for some, the practice can be truly life-changing.

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Seleni Institute

Seleni Institute and David Lynch Foundation Announce Perinatal Mental Health Research Award Funding

Research award program investigates Transcendental Meditation® as possible treatment for perinatal anxiety disorders.

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The O’Reilly Factor

The David Lynch Foundation helping children

Bill O’Reilly reports on the David Lynch Foundation’s 2005 benefit at Radio City Music Hall, featuring Paul McCartney, and its work to help underserved urban youth.

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GQ

Ringo Starr – GQ’s Humanitarian of the Year

GQ awarded Ringo Starr the 2014 Man of the Year award in the humanitarian category for his efforts to raise funds for the David Lynch Foundation’s Quiet Time Program.

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The Daily Beast

David Lynch on Transcendental Meditation, True Detectives, and Collaborating with Kanye West

The acclaimed auteur behind Twin Peaks, Eraserhead, Mulholland Drive, and countless other classics on the David Lynch Foundation, TM, and how cable TV is the new arthouse.

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Financial Times

Meditate to Sharpen Your Assertive Edge

Business professionals are increasingly turning to Transcendental Meditation to lower stress and improving focus.

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Harper’s Bazaar

DLF Collaborates with Live the Process

Clothing brand ‘Live The Process’ is teaming up with model Alyssa Miller for a collection that gives back with Transcendental Meditation.

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InStyle

Make Ringo Starr’s Birthday Wish Come True—Post a Peace Sign Selfie For a Good Cause!

To kick off Ringo’s 74th birthday, John Varvatos is launching #PeaceRocks, a charitable, social media-based initiative wherein Varvatos will donate $1 to The Ringo Starr Peace and Love Fund for every peace-sign selfie that is posted to either Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and is tagged with hashtag #PeaceRocks.

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LA Times

Ringo, Photobombs and Birthday Cakes

For years, Ringo Starr has used the occasion of his birthday to urge fans to flash the peace symbol and say the words “Peace and love” at noon wherever they happen to be in the world.

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BBC News

Ringo Starr’s 74th Birthday Rocks Peace, Love and Fundraising

Former Beatle Ringo Starr has been lending his star status to support the David Lynch foundation.

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USA Today

Ringo Starr Stars in Expanded Tour,
Art Show, TV Special

Ringo Starr: A Lifetime of Peace and Love, a tribute concert honoring the drummer, will premiere at 8 p.m. ET July 13 on AXS TV. The tribute concert launched the Ringo Starr Peace & Love Fund, which will help at-risk adults and children around the world.

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Sirius XM

Lena Dunham on Changing the World:

Staying Grounded through Meditation.

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Good News Planet

Transcendental Meditation Impacts an Incredible, Young Man with Autism

Autism Spectrum Disorders or ‘ASDs,’ are described by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a group of developmental disabilities that can cause “significant social, communication and behavioral challenges.”

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Huffington Post

Educating the Self: First Things First

Self-improvement and empowerment organizations are playing a dominant role in redefining our goals and expanding our vision for living a life of fulfillment.

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New Haven Independent

TM Chills Out A High School

Senior Brandon Crowder went from an F to an A in math class not by studying harder or getting a tutor — but by meditating.

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Modern Lux Manhattan

Transcendental Inspiration

The David Lynch Foundation brings Transcendental Meditation programs to at-risk children, veterans, prisoners and survivors of domestic violence.

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CNN Money

Wall Street says ‘Om’

Stocks are near all-time highs, the IPO market is hot, but while optimism is high on Wall Street these days, so is stress.

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Everyday Health

This No-Cost, Drug-Free Therapy Helps Children With Autism

Evidence is mounting that Transcendental Meditation can help children with autism focus and be less impulsive.

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Rolling Stone

Rick Rubin: A ‘Lifetime of Meditation & Music’

Producer receives DLF’s ‘Lifetime of Harmony’ award in L.A.

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LA Times

Dixie Chicks Perform in Honor of Rick Rubin at David Lynch Benefit

The Dixie Chicks made a rare U.S. concert appearance Thursday night as the headlining act at a benefit for David Lynch Foundation.

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USA Today

David Lynch Foundation to Honor Music Producer Rick Rubin

The life and work of producer Rick Rubin, a longtime meditator, will be celebrated Thursday at a Los Angeles concert.

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Rolling Stone

Q&A: Filmmaker David Lynch on Enlightenment, ZZ Top & ‘Yeezus’

The ‘Blue Velvet’ director & self-described ‘bliss ninny’ talks meditation & music.

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Wall Street Journal

To Scale a Mountain, First Meditate by the Sea

When Erik Oberholtzer was feeling overwhelmed by the stress of expanding his restaurant business, he decided to go as far off the grid as he could go for three weeks.

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Women’s Health

6 Benefits of Transcendental Meditation (and How You Can Get Started Today)

Practice transcendental meditation for 20 minutes, twice a day, to help you lose weight, thrive at work, and ward off heart disease.

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Yahoo Finance

Could This Be the Key to Success on Wall Street?

‘Hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio thinks so.’

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Institutional Investor

Ray Dalio and Mario Batali Meditate on the Secret of Their Success

The billionaire founder of hedge fund firm Bridgewater and the frenetic Iron Chef share a strong taste for meditation.

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Business Insider

How Meditation Makes Ray Dalio Feel Like ‘A Ninja In A Fight’

Billionaire Ray Dalio, the founder of hedge fund behemoth Bridgewater Associates, has been practicing Transcendental Meditation (TM) for 42 years.

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Bloomberg

Last Night: Ray Dalio, Batali Meditate, Talk Clams

At a panel on transcendental meditation last night, Ray Dalio and Mario Batali revealed they both have rubber soles.

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Huffington Post

The Surprising Success Secret This Hedge Fund Founder Swears By

“Meditation more than any other factor has been the secret to whatever success I’ve had,” Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, told financial journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin at a DLF event.

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BuzzFeed Business

The Chef, The Doctor, The Hedge Fund Manager, & Transcendental Meditation

Mario Batali can “comfortably meditate” on his Vespa. Batali, Ray Dalio, Andrew Ross Sorkin, Dr. Oz, and others make the case for Transcendental Meditation.

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LA Times

David Lynch Leads Star-Studded Salute to Ringo Starr at the El Rey

Who better to inspire a little help from your friends than Ringo Starr?

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Rolling Stone

Ringo Starr Honored With ‘Lifetime of Peace & Love Award’

David Lynch and an all-star band paid tribute to the musician, Ringo Starr in Los Angeles on Martin Luther King Day.

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Rolling Stone

Honoring Ringo Starr with Tribute Concert

Joe Walsh, Ben Folds, Ben Harper and more will band together on January 20th to honor the life of the legendary musician.

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Style

The Transcendentalists

David Lynch and Calvin Klein Collection’s Italo Zucchelli on their shared passions: creativity and Transcendental Meditation.

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Wall Street Journal

A Benefit for the David Lynch Foundation

Wall Street Journal reports on the Foundation’s fifth annual benefit gala, honoring FDNY Commissioner Salvatore Cassano and Hugh and Deborra-lee Jackman. The event was co-hosted by David Lynch and Jerry Seinfeld.

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Parents

Meditation as a Potential Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorder

According to the CDC, 1 in 88 people have an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The prevalence has increased ten-fold over the last 40 years. There is no cure, but there seem to be as many treatments as there are manifestations of symptoms of the disorder.

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Huffington Post

Bringing Calm to the Center of Life’s Storm

Huffington Post interviews Bob Roth, DLF Executive Director, about his success in making TM available to tens of thousands of individuals in need over the past eight years.

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Huffington Post

Lena Dunham Shares Her Experience with TM

The Emmy award-winning filmmaker and actress behind Girls shares how TM has helped her cope with stress, anxiety and negativity.

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GQ

The Totally Stressed Out Man’s Guide to Meditation

DLF supporters share the benefits TM has had in their lives.

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

War Veterans Hail Meditation as Beneficial, Cost-Effective PTSD Treatment

Dr. Sarina Grosswald and war veteran Jason Lebracht report on the healing benefits of meditation for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress.

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Bloomberg Businessweek

TM May Help Stressed Vets

Research on the effectiveness of TM for relieving PTSD symptoms and developing resilience may offer hope for preventing further military suicides.

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Good Morning America

Jerry Seinfeld on Importance of Meditation

Emmy Award-winning comedian Jerry Seinfeld and DLF executive director Bob Roth discuss the benefits of TM and the Foundation’s work.

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Boston Globe

Study Suggests Meditation Helps Treat PTSD

New research performed by Norwich University studies the effects of Transcendental Meditation on strengthening resilience to stress among future officers.

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Washington Post

Veterans Affairs Testing Whether Meditation Helps Treat PTSD

TM shows great promise as effective alternative to conventional mental healthcare approaches.

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New York Times

Celebrities and Recent Research Fuel Interest in Transcendental Meditation

DLF offers TM to troubled students, veterans, homeless and prisoners.

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Wall Street Journal

David Lynch Introduces Veterans to Meditation

Operation Warrior Wellness launched to help veterans overcome PTSD.

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Details

Meditation Nation

How Transcendental Meditation returned as the new status symbol.

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Wall Street Journal

A Transcendental Cure for Post-Traumatic Stress

Study of soldiers shows 50% reduction in symptoms after eight weeks of Transcendental Meditation.

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CNN

Alternative Treatment Promoted for Soldiers Suffering from PTSD

Meditation could help the increasing number of military personnel suffering from post-traumatic stress.

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ABC

Meditation Heals Military Vets with PTSD

Research suggests Transcendental Meditation can be helpful in relieving symptoms of PTSD among combat veterans.

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New York Times

Just Say ‘Om’: The Fab Two Give a Little Help

Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and friends support David Lynch Foundation, bring meditation to at-risk students.

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San Francisco Examiner

Meditation Program Mends Troubled Vistacion Valley Middle School

School credits program with reducing violence, increasing attendance and test scores and dramatically decreasing suspensions.

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LA Daily News

Children of the Night and Movie Director David Lynch Expand Work

All residents of shelter for abused teens participate in TM program.

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