Resilience and the ability to adapt well and recover quickly from mental stress is gaining momentum in the workplace and in our personal lives.

Evidence shows that Transcendental Meditation® (TM), when practiced regularly, improves your resilience to stress.

Occasionally we all experience grief, unhappiness and negative thoughts which naturally impacts our productivity and how we treat those we love.

By improving your resilience, you will find engagement in your life increase.

Without resilience, the impact of these negative emotions can be significant for both your family and your employers.

Decrease your stress hormones naturally!

TM’s effect on cortisol: this landmark study published in Hormones and Behaviour

found that TM reduces cortisol by 30%.

Rather than dealing with the emotional and mental strain after they happen, you can learn TM to prevent feeling overwhelmed or burnt out.

Practising TM on a regular basis will give you have the foundation to deal with high-stress episodes.

Read more: Make stress and burnout obsolete.

Stanford University researchers conducted a meta-analysis of 146 independent studies on the effect of various meditation techniques and found that TM is twice as effective at reducing stress.

One thing that I find with meditating is that it helps me make better decisions … I am more creative too. So there is an element of reducing stress, reducing tiredness and all those feelings.

Ariana Huffington