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Transcendental Meditation brings stress relief, creative inspiration: Blake Ian
by Blake Ian

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27 July 2014

Singer-songwriter and music producer Blake Ian continues to describe positive effects he has seen in his health and creative professional life since he began practicing Transcendental Meditation three years ago.

See related article: Three years of Transcendental Meditation - Blake Ian


My habits in general have changed as well, beginning with my diet. Soon after starting this twice-daily practice I gave up meat and dairy and in general began to take better physical care of myself. I also completely cut out alcohol and marijuana. I no longer have any urge for these substances which I consumed on a daily basis for nearly 20 years, and I now get the same or deeper relaxation and stress relief from TM. As a professional singer-songwriter and entrepreneur, I relied on these substances for creative inspiration.

Now I find myself not only able to get to this same creative place, but with a more present and clearer understanding of the process of reaching that place. Best of all, this inspiration no longer comes with the price of hangovers, lack of ambition, poor eating habits, and other deteriorative side effects. Instead, TM provides me with the energy to work on the ideas that come to me . . . diligently, honestly, and effectively.

Global Good News will continue to feature this article by Blake Ian, in which he goes on to describe many of the well-known, highly successful people who practice Transcendental Meditation.

Blake Ian is a NY singer-songwriter, music producer and founder at 27 Productions, and CEO and founder of the social conversation app Dubbed ''New York City's best-kept secret'' by the Village Voice, he has opened for Eric Burdon, Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross, Duncan Sheik—and Donovan on his greatest hits tour in 2003. This story first appeared in Blake Ian's Tumblr blog on April 30, 2014.

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