16 great quotes on happiness, joy and peace of mind


Can meditation really be the key unlocking the door to happiness, joy and peace of mind? Here’s what people have said about their experience of Transcendental Meditation.

Delfina Delettrez

Delfina Delettrez

“For the first few months my jaw ached because I had a kind of dumb fixed smile of health stamped on my face!“ Delfina Delettrez, jewelry designer

And once you keep meditating you tend to see the good in people and lose your capacity to judge people in any way other than a positive manner. It certainly gives you the tools to see and feel more positivity in life.”Barry Egan, journalist

“TM has changed my life in so many ways.  I feel so blessed and happy to be alive. I’m on clouds.” – Lykke-Li, singer

Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman

“It makes me calm and happy, and, well, it gives me some peace and quiet in what’s a pretty chaotic life!” Hugh Jackman, actor

“I got more and more happiness in the doing of things, ideas seemed to flow more freely. I felt more energy for the work and I began to see other people as people I liked more and more. I felt healthier and more comfortable in my body. The whole world looked better.“ – David Lynch, film director

“Transcendental Meditation gives me a blissed-out feeling – the best high ever I swear!” – Claudia Mason, model

“It gives you a sort of high without having to resort to alcohol and drugs.” Mike Love, singer-songwriter

“I’m actually huge into meditation, Transcendental Meditation, and that really helps create not only a sense of balance, but all the other stuff – this is gonna sound cliche- but serenity and kind of a calm state of mind.” Eva Mendes, actress

Supriya Vidic, US army veteran and Transcendental Meditation teacher

Supriya Vidic, US army veteran and Transcendental Meditation teacher

“I remember calling home and talking to my stepdad on the phone after having been at MUM for a month. At one point he said, “You laugh a lot now. You did not use to laugh.” I was like, “Yeah, it’s true!” I actually smile and laugh a lot and I really didn’t do that before.” — Supriya Vidic, US army veteran

“It’s difficult to describe the effect it has had on my life. I can only mention may-be a few words: calm, clarity, a balance, and at times — a recognition. For me, meditation has made a difference.”Martin Scorsese, film director

“I could count on one hand how many bad days I’ve had since that first day I started meditating. I don’t even know if they’re bad days, actually! The bad days don’t seem bad anymore… It just feels like another experience.” – Valerie Gangas, writer, life-coach


Sir Paul McCartney

Sir Paul McCartney

“In moments of madness, meditation has helped me find moments of serenity — and I would like to think that it would help provide young people a quiet haven in a not-so-quiet world.” — Sir Paul McCartney, music legend

The most important change I’ve noticed is that TM brings me peace and a larger perspective on things.” Alejandro Altamirano Sandroni, football coach



This article originally appeared on TM Home at: www.tmhome.com

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