Confessions of an Artist: Brandon Locher

Brandon Locher is a multimedia artist and music producer who currently lives and works in New York, NY. Since 2006, he’s had more than 60 releases under various names and artistic media, including audio recordings, visual art, multimedia art, and sound art. He’s been practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique for the past two years. Here’s what we learned about his […]

BSC Q4 2021 Tracker Results

A new wave of the coronavirus seems to be creating major ripples in people’s lives – affecting their concerns, behaviors and shopping habits, according to the Q4 2021 “Inside the Mind of Today’s Mattress Consumer” survey by the Better Sleep Council. The research suggests that people are partially retreating into their homes – increasing their prioritization of optimizing them for […]

No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies Will Quickly Become Your New Favorite

Love chocolate oatmeal cookies, but hate the sugar that comes with them? We have a solution! Chocolate soothes the soul, comforts weary minds, and triggers all those pleasure sensors in our brains. From chocolate bars to chocolate milkshakes, humans love to infuse their senses with the smell and taste of this delectable treat. Unfortunately, health-conscious people can’t indulge as much […]

3 Young People Reaching Their God-Given Potential

At Compassion, one of our highest goals is to help children grow to reach their full, God-given potential. Our Frontline Church Partners across the world invest deeply in each individual, helping them discover their talents and use their skills to escape poverty, bless those around them and glorify God. Honore, Jandel and Karla are three extraordinarily talented young people from […]

Kids and Sleep

Methodology There were 1,000 surveys fielded between November 19 and December 4, 2021, among U.S. parents (aged 18+) who have children aged 3 to 18. Screening criteria ensured that respondents had children who were currently in school (pre-K to 12th grade). If respondents had more than one child in school, then respondents answered the survey questions about only one child. […]

Meet a Family Making the Most of What God Has Given

Scott, Cyndi and their four young boys love good matches of all kinds. They enjoy sports matches, especially those broadcast by Scott’s employer, ESPN. They love matching the birthdays of their sponsored Compassion children to their own young sons’ birthdays. And they love the benefit of matching gifts through Scott’s parent company, Disney, to the family’s Compassion donations. Cyndi and […]

6 Reasons to Practice Transcendental Meditation in 2022

In 2014, Caitlin Carlson of Women’s Health magazine wrote, “Far from the hippy dippy stigma it used to carry, meditation is starting to be viewed as hip—and healthy.” The field of meditation has come even further since then, but what has remained the same are the time-tested, scientifically-backed benefits of the TM technique. Here’s more on 6 particular benefits of […]