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TM*: Discovering Inner Energy and Overcoming Stress
TM Discovering Inner Energy and Overcoming Stress Author:Michael Peter Cain, Harold Bloomfield, Dennis T. Jaffe Some of what the transcendental meditation technique does -- as measured by scientific tests: — -Increases physical and mental relaxation — -Decreases blood pressure in the hypertense — -Increases individual self-esteem — -Increases capacity for intimate contact with others — -Decreases anxiety — -Speeds up reaction time — -Increases perceptual ability... more »
-Improves performance in school or on the job
-Reduces use of alcohol, cigarettes and non-prescribed drugs
-Increases creativity and productivity
-Increases personal satisfaction with life and work
-Reduces depression and neuroticism
Now at last a book explains clearly and without rhetoric exactly what the TM Technique does -- and how you can join over a half-million Americans in realizing its extraordiary benefits. The TM Program works -- and now it can work for you!
"A lucid and inspirational boook." -- from the Introduction by R. Buckminster Fuller
Every day before breakfast and again before dinner, a half-million Americans of all ages and walks of life sit in a comfortable chair and close their eyes effortlessly. They setter into deeper and deeper states of relaxation while their minds remain alert with enjoyment. These people are astronauts, Senators, Congressmen, a high-ranking China expert, Strategic Air Command personnel, Pentagon generals. A famous dietician, Wall Street brokers, UCLA Bruins basketball champions, Broadway playwrights, members of an eminent repertory theater, scientists, artists, businessmen, professors, doctors, teachers, housewives, students and children. They are all practitioners of transcendental meditation.
The TM program is neither a religion nor a philosophy nor a way of life. Rather it is a natural and effortless technique for improving all aspects of life, a way of putting life into hight gear, free of stress and tension, fatigue and anxiety. It well may be the most important thing ever to happen in your life -- and this book is dedicated to making the TM technique happen for you.
"A persuasive work with much to recommend it." - The New York Times
Table of Contents:
1. The Crisis of Modern Life
2. Transcendental Meditation: The Technique of Contacting Pure Awareness
3. The Physiology of Consciousness
4. The Physiology of Transcendental Meditation
5. The Psychological Effects of Transcendental Meditation