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Can meditation curb violence in disadvantaged schools? According to students and teachers at Chicago’s Gage Park High School, the answer is yes.

The High School is combating stress in a way that may surprise you: Through daily practice of the Transcendental Meditation technique.

“You just can’t keep jamming more facts and figures into a kid’s brain,” says Bob Roth of the David Lynch Foundation, “The message to the child is ‘quiet is important.’ … Quiet Time gives the child a tool, a technique that’s very simple.”

Want to learn more about the impact daily meditation has had on Gage Park’s students? Check out the original Chicago Tribune story.


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