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David Lynch Foundation launches Veterans Day national meditation initiative
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17 October 2011
Veterans Day in the US falls on 11.11.11. and the David Lynch Foundation is hosting a national meditation initiative for veterans.
The charitable organization is teaming up with online network Crowdrise, to raise funds for its veterans' outreach—Operation Warrior Wellness—which has the goal of providing stress-reducing Transcendental Meditation to 10,000 veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress and their families. . . .
Recent published research has shown a 50% reduction in PTSD symptoms among meditating veterans, as well as greater resiliency, reduced cardiovascular disease, decreased substance abuse and decreased medical expenditures.
Russell Brand, Clint Eastwood, Martin Scorsese, Donna Karan, Candy Crowley, and many decorated veterans have partnered together in support for Operation Warrior Wellness. Explained Vietnam veteran Dan Burks, ''The experience I had from Transcendental Meditation basically saved my life.''
To learn more about the Operation Warrior Wellness Veterans Day Campaign please visit: crowdrise.com/operationwarriorwellness
For more information on the David Lynch Foundation's veteran's initiative, please visit operationwarriorwellness.org
Click here to view a video, 'Finding Her Son Again — Julia George and Iraq Veteran David George'.
© Copyright 2011 David Lynch Foundation
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