“I first stumbled across TM at 29 after finishing a degree and not spending enough time on my own health and general welfare. I was anxious, unfit and felt that I had to reconnect with myself on a deeper level and had spent too long on hectic nights out and unhealthy habits. After attending an introductory talk on TM with Chris in August 99 I realised it was just what I needed and attended the weekend course and follow up sessions which were fun, interesting and shared them with other everyday people.
I quickly integrated it into my daily routine and from doing TM 20 minutes twice a day I noticed benefits within the first 4 weeks and these quickly cumulated over the first six months and longer. Over time I found myself to be more at ease and noticed that I slept better, was a lot less anxious, calmer, digestion improved, my mood was more balanced, improved relationships with others and actually found the time to slow down rather than just living life at the usual fast pace. Ironically I found that I achieved more in less time and enjoyed life more.
Over the past 12 years I still do my daily TM practice and this has totally changed my perspective and quality of life and has opened up new avenues. I now teach Yoga of which meditation is a key practice and I am always more than happy to recommend TM and Chris to anyone who feels it may be of benefit to them.”
David Atkinson, Yoga teacher, Newcastle upon Tyne