Super Mind: Boost Performance with Transcendental Meditation (Infographic)

“If you can’t measure something, you can’t understand it.” – H. James Harrison Although the development of consciousness is an ancient concept it has not yet to date been scientifically characterized, so I set out to do just this. The infographic below was derived from a questionnaire—The Consciousness Integration Questionnaire from my book Super Mind. […]

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What Is the Super Mind – and How Can You Get It?

The Super Mind is a time-honored concept, though I have given it a new name that speaks to our modern era. The Upanishads – an ancient text – tells us that through the practice of repeated stillness, you will reach a continuum of silence. Modern practitioners of Transcendental Meditation (TM) have recognized that such changes […]

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Super Mind: Beyond Transcendence

This is the first of a series of blog posts I will be writing leading up to the publication of my latest book, Super Mind. My hope and intention is to invite conversation around this exciting topic. My patients have influenced my research, and my research has influenced my writing. That is how it has […]

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  • Jan, 08, 2016
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New Year’s Resolutions: Keep It Simple

  “What’s the point of New Year’s resolutions?” a friend asked me over lunch, “and why should the New Year be better than any other time for making new plans?” I disagreed. I think anytime is a good time to improve your life. So why not the New Year, when such ideas are in the […]

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Giving Advice: In Memory of My Dad on Father’s Day

— Giving Advice: In Memory of My Dad on Father’s Day An article by Dr. Norman Rosethal — As a therapist, I generally try to avoid giving advice. I know that psychiatrists are often caricatured for this trait. “What should I do, Doc?” the fictional patient will say. “What do you think you should do?” […]

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Personal History of Memorial: A Tribute to Veterans

As Memorial Day approaches, it is fitting that we think of those who have fought, suffered and died to keep us safe. In these troubled times for veterans – and those who care about them – we have been engulfed by stories of physical and mental disability– the horrors of post-traumatic stress disorder and the […]

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Archived Interviews with HER Radio

I have  been delighted to be a part of HER Radio with Michelle King Robson and Dr. Pam Peeke. We wanted to provide several links to past shows as a resource for anyone interested. These links are on demand  so you can listen to them anytime, anywhere on RadioMD. Topics Include: – Winter Blues: Don’t […]

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Botox for Depression? You’ve Got to be Kidding

Botox for Depression? I have always gravitated to research approaches that are off the beaten track, such as the study of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and light therapy that I spearheaded at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) over 30 years ago. At that time, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) had not yet been identified: […]

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  • Mar, 20, 2014
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The First Day of Spring

Spring is an erratic season. When the days are sunny and warm, get out and enjoy them. But remember, there will still be dark and cloudy days. So, for those of us who suffer from the dark weather, don’t pack away your light boxes just yet. Have them on the ready for the variability that […]

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