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Message from the President of the Canadian Association for Stress-Free Schools

Clarence Cormier
President, Canadian Association for Stress-Free Schools, Former Education Minister of New Brunswick
“When I served as Minister of Education for the province of New Brunswick, I investigated every program available to help our students to gain the most from their education. Today, I can say without hesitation that the Transcendental Meditation program is the only program that I know of that has been proven to be able to help every student irrespective of their level of ability.

Finding Inner Silence

Click on the picture to see the original article from 24 Hours Ottawa

Adrienne Ascah, 25 Nov 2009

What does a local university student have in common with Jerry Seinfeld, Howard Stern and David Lynch? The comedian, shock jock radio personality and filmmaker all practise transcendental meditation, which Carleton University student Espoir Manirambona began practising daily in June.

“I just really enjoy the inner silence that it brings,” Manirambona said.

“I've been going through a pretty busy time at school and it feels like I can just handle the stress a lot better.”

Conferences on TM, Health and Education in Easten Canada

Dr. Fred Travis, director of the Center for Brain, Consciousness and Cognition, and Dr. Guy-Paul Gagné will visit Montreal and two cities in the Maritimes. You are invited to their live demonstration and presentation of the scientific research on the effects of the Transcendental Meditation program on coherent brain functioning. For more information on the Maritimes click here and for Montreal click here.

The need

The alarming rise of classroom stress fuels widespread problems in education, including poor academic achievement, anxiety, depression, substance abuse, bullying, school violence, and teacher burnout.

To overcome these problems, any successful educational reform effort must include the knowledge and methodologies to dissolve stress and awaken each student’s full potential.

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