You are not required to join a club or even believe anything. TSM is effortless. One could be in a happy mood or a sad mood. It will not matter, TSM works regardless of mood or belief.

TSM Meditation is practiced twice a day. After taking a few lessons people start looking forward to each sitting. At the beginning of each day we meditate. This wakes the mind, settles the body and prepares us for more enjoyment. When the day is done, we practice again and wash away the stresses of the day. The body receives deep rest during meditation and this enables the system to recover from the stress of the day. It's an easy and natural system.

While sitting quietly with eyes closed the mind reaches a state of profound calm known as restful alertness. This is a natural state where the mind comes to experience deep, silent meditation.

Anyone can learn TSM Meditation. There are no books to read or instructions to memorize. If you are human and awake you can learn how to meditate, how to transcend.

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As you continue on with your daily practice of meditation, benefits increase. We naturally become more and more familiar with the process of going inward, beyond thought, tapping one’s inner reserves of creativity, intelligence and well-being.

We realize that there are many different methods of meditation to consider. However TSM is unique, has been taught for decades and can be learned by anyone. TSM Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there. Silence is the great teacher and to learn its lessons you must pay attention to it. There is no substitute for the creative inspiration, knowledge, and stability that come from knowing how to contact your core of inner silence.

TSM Meditation is a vital way to purify and quiet the mind, thus rejuvenating the body. Part of maintaining your well-being is taking the time to disconnect from the outside to go within. TSM Meditation allows for a progressive quieting of our mind, until we reach the source of thought. In this domain of awareness there is infinite creativity, synchronicity, the power of intention, and freedom from limitations. One naturally experiences a quieting of the mind and body for a time, waits for the fog of thought to thin, and glimpses the spirit within.

During the practice of TSM the mind systematically experiences more refined, silent mental activity. As the mind spontaneously settles inward and mental activity subsides, wakefulness increases. The mind comes to a state of perfect rest, but remains awake in its state of maximum comprehension: the silent state of pure, transcendental consciousness—a reservoir of unlimited energy, happiness and creative intelligence.

There are many systems of what is called meditation that attempt to refine the mind by controlling it in one way or another. All such attempts are difficult and tedious, and, far from achieving anything, tend to take away from life. Because of the difficulty and inefficiency of these methods of mind control the idea has become accepted that the path to the development of consciousness is difficult. By turning the mind inwards during TSM we point the mind towards the field of absolute bliss, creativity, and wisdom. It is upon this principle that our system of meditation is based, and consequently its practice is not difficult.

Summary of Benefits

Over 1,000 research studies prove: People who meditate every day are healthier, happier, and live longer than those who don't. They have less stress, insomnia and depression, stronger immunity, sharper minds, better problem-solving abilities, less anger, and better human relationships.
How Meditation Benefits Your Brain.
The mechanics of effortless meditation require that the mind can move to deeper levels of relaxation naturally.

Through the practice of TSM, the body and mind are rejuvenated. Health improves. Sleep improves, aging is slowed and there is less of a desire to use tobacco, alcohol and recreational drugs. Interpersonal relations improve. Students get better grades. Other benefits include: reduced job worry and tension, better mental and physical health, more energy and vitality, increased alertness, increased happiness and job satisfaction, improved productivity and job performance, and improved family life.

Different From Mindfulness

'Mindfulness' meditation is a form of Buddhist meditation and is taught and practiced by many. All Buddhist meditation techniques involve focus and control. Some more and some less. But all do. So they either start out or become difficult to practice over time. Our TSM Meditation teachers have taught Buddhist monks and other monastic students TSM. They always agree after learning - TSM is easier and different from Mindfulness meditation because it does not involve any focusing or control. Focus restricts the mind, causing boredom during meditation.

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With TSM one naturally arrives at the source of thought. This is a very natural state of restful alertness where the mind and body are awake but inactive. We call this experience 'Transcendence'. In Mindfulness one is not taught how to achieve transcendence and by design one is required to keep the mind engaged. This is the key difference. TSM Meditation is effortless.

One way to understand effortlessness is to consider a song you heard on the radio one morning. Hours later that song repeats itself in our minds. There is no effort and the mind experiences that song going in the background. TSM uses this principle of effortless to gain deep and inactive meditation. At a free introductory talk, a TSM instructor explains this principle and students get the comparison with Mindfulness.

TSM Meditation expands the mind's capacity for experience, and relaxes and heals the body.

Attend a Free Introductory Lecture and Take the Course. Lectures in both Spanish or English are held regularly in Deerfield Beach and elsewhere throughout the South Florida area and via Zoom. Please call (561) 542-9200 or send email for more information.

Regarding our independence and name change to Transcendental Stress Management. This change was officially announced in 2006. Since then we've maintained the tradition of the teaching and have kept the time-tested formula available without compromise. This meditation teaching dates back thousands of years and is still taught in a systematic and standardized manner.

Our center continues to provide a simple, natural program of meditation instruction and follow-up. Our course fees are reasonable and we have an open and welcome policy to everyone wishing to learn or participate in our activities. We invite you to attend our functions, most of which are free. We don’t require that students adhere to strict, cult-like policies and beliefs. Our goal has always been to keep this beautiful knowledge alive while maintaining its usefulness and correct instruction.

Once you commit to daily practice of correct meditation you will be surprised how things begin to improve physically, mentally and spiritually. Improvements come in each of these areas and the entry point is meditation. Problems dissolve when we know how to handle life from wholeness. Imagine the benefit of having a tool you use every day to feel more centered, alive and at peace. Learn Meditation in Deerfield Beach, Boca Raton, Fort. Lauderdale, Naples, and Miami. There is no skill required, just a few sessions and you are an expert.

Learn to Meditate in These Easy Steps:

One - Introduction
The first step to learning meditation is arranging a free Introductory session. At the conclusion of the lecture, students can enroll by filling out an application and participating in a short five-minute interview with the instructor.
Two - Instruction
Instruction takes place over four days with each session lasting approximately ninety minutes.
Three - Personal experience
There are options for free follow-ups to enrich and maintain your practice.

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One of the biggest obstacles to meditation is finding the time. Rather than making meditation something you have to fit into your busy schedule, allow meditation to be a time you look forward to.