How Does TM Fit with Military Life?
The Transcendental Meditation technique is a simple, easy-to-implement, integrated approach to developing a more resilient Armed Forces. Along with its extensive research, the procedural and teaching aspects of the TM technique are also a great fit for military life:
Standardized instruction: Systematic instruction ensures consistent results regardless of instructor or location2
Simple to learn: Easily learned by anyone—making it accessible to both military practitioners and civilians3
Reduces stress: As shown by decreased heart and respiration rate and faster recovery from stress4
Portable: Can be practiced anywhere at any time, without specialized equipment or the need for personnel5
Cost-effective: Low instruction fee and shown to reduce medical expenditures by 14 percent annually