To cope with the onslaught of daily stresses, women all too often turn to insomnia medication, caffeine, unhealthy diets, alcohol, and cosmetic surgery. This lifestyle takes a toll on the mind and body, accelerating the aging process. Published research shows that just one year of regular practice of the TM technique can be the antidote to stress and its detrimental effects. Even short term practitioners of this meditation have, on average, a biological age five years younger than their chronological age. Five years of TM practice results in a biological age 12.5 years younger than the practitioner’s chronological age.