Increased self-regard in juvenile offenders.
Young people referred to juvenile court for a legal offense showed a significant increase in self-regard after learning the Transcendental Meditation technique. Ref.Dissertation Abstracts International 34(8): 4732A, 1974.
Secondary school students with learning disabilities who were instructed in the Transcendental Meditation technique showed increased self-regard in contrast to control students participating in a guidance group.Ref.Dissertation Abstracts International 38(6): 3351A, 1977
Students who learned the TM-Sidhi Programme were found to have increased autonomy over a nine-month period. Autonomy, defined as reported self-sufficiency, self-reliance, freedom, independence, and mastery of situations, was measured as one dimension among several in an open-ended interview, rated by independent interviewers, designed to elicit expression of experiences that the subject values in life.Ref.Modern Science and Vedic Science 1: 471–487, 1987.
How can a simple technique do so much?
600 studies confirm the effect of TM with:
- Less stress
- How TM works
- Emotional stability
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Better Health
- General Health
- Becoming Younger