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David Lynch Talks About the Benefits of Meditation

 "I can't speak for the others, but I know that Transcendental Meditation is a super stress-buster. Stress is hitting people now at a younger and younger age, and traumatic stress is certainly hitting the soldiers. Eighteen soldiers commit suicide every day, and they say over 30 percent of the soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. Legal drugs, illegal drugs and alcohol can mask the problems to a degree, but Transcendental Meditation will dissolve that traumatic stress from the ground floor up, and the soldiers will have their lives back again. All they have to do is learn this technique and stay regular in the practice. I really believe it will save them, their families and their friendships...." Read more

Dr. Oz: Make Meditation Your New Year's Resolution

Jeanne Ball - 01/04/2011 08:53 AM
According to polls, the most popular New Year's resolutions for 2011 are: lose weight, quit drinking and/or smoking, exercise, manage your debt, reduce stress, get a better job, fall in love and volunteer to help others. But if Dr. Mehmet Oz is correct, perhaps "learn to meditate" should be added ...

As we go through life, our brain is always changing and adapting, say neuroscientists. During the first 18-20 years of life the brain is developing circuits that will form the basis of decision-making for a lifetime. Brain researchers have found that unhealthy lifestyles can inhibit normal brain development in adolescents and lead to impaired judgment and destructive behavior that carries over into adulthood.