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"I have been 'diving within' through the TM technique for over 30 years. It has changed my life, my world ... All these anxieties, fears and things that just kill us - all of those start going away".

David Lynch

Ease anxiety and depression, experience more happiness

With TM, many of the symptoms of anxiety - worry, panic attacks, bipolar swings, social anxiety and phobia - decrease and can become a thing of the past.

Reduction in anxiety

146 independent studies show Transcendential Meditation is significantly more effective in reducing trait anxiety than other techniques.

Meta-analysis

Source: Journal of Clinical Psychology, 1989; 45:957-974

 

Meta analysis of anxiety studies

 

Source: Journal of counselling and development

Decreased depression

A significant reduction in depression has been found in people who learn TM.

Russell Brand

"I can step back"

Lena Durham:

"TM reminds me of my nature state"

Take the first step 

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The first step is to attend a free introductory talk or "Info Session".
This will be presented by a certified teacher of Transcendental Meditation and generally takes about 1 hour. You will find out:

  • Why TM is so effective for stress and anxiety
  • Why anyone can practise TM
  • What benefits you can realistically expect
  • How it works – the process of transcending
  • How TM differs from other meditations
  • What happens during TM

Following the talk there will be an opportunity to meet privately with the Teacher to discuss personal considerations.

The talk is a prerequisite to joining a course of instruction in TM, but there is no commitment to learn. It is open to everyone even if you only have a mild curiosity! Feel free to bring a friend.

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