Invest in the Students of today, The leader of Tomorrow Essay

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"There is nothing more powerful than an idea whose time has come." Transcendental Meditation is much more than an idea -- it is a powerful, proven technology to unfold our most precious natural resource -- the human mind. It is a technology whose time has come. The whole of society is already the better for it -- the future will be even brighter.” - Robert Roth

We live in a society where students are taunted by technology and manipulated by the media, yet they are expected to concentrate, be still, stay focused, and pay attention at the same time. Stress in the classroom is creating problems in education, including poor academic achievement, anxiety, depression, and
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The Transcendental Meditation technique is a simple, almost effortless activity that takes place twice each day in 20 minute, segments that are done while in a comfortable seated position with the eyes closed. Some may argue that TM does not belong in the public school environment, this is generally because they are unaware of the fact that not all meditation is done for religious and/or philosophical purpose or gain. The following are clear definitions of what Transcendental Meditation is not and what it is.
Transcendental Meditation is not a religion – it is a technique. Millions of people of all religions, including clergy, practice Transcendental Meditation. It supports all religions because it releases stress and purifies the mind, body, and emotions of the person who practices it.
Transcendental Meditation is not a philosophy - it's a simple, mechanical technique. Turning on a light switch is a technique; it involves no philosophy. Using a lever to move a large rock is a technique; it involves no philosophy.
Transcendental Meditation is not a lifestyle – It is a technique. You don't have to change your lifestyle in order to start Transcendental Meditation. Just learn it, practice it, and enjoy the benefits.
Transcendental Meditation is a scientific technique because it is universally applicable, repeatable, and verifiable by anyone, anywhere. (Roth

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