Children

Richie Byrne is the warm-up comedian for The Dr. Oz Show. One of his funniest jokes is when he asks people to turn off their cell phones, “If you don't know how to turn off your phone, don’t worry, we have a 9-year-old standing by to...

In practicing mindfulness, we can learn to effectively integrate different parts of the brain and mediate internal conflicts. There is a basic neuroscience concept, “Nerve cells that fire together, wire together.” Due to recent findings of neural...

Whether you view summer camp as a right of passage, or just a means to break up the dog days of summer, 10 million children and teens pack up and attend some sort of camp each year in the United States alone. Unlike the conventional camps of...

Omega: You’ve had such a prolific career as an author, teacher, lecturer, and physician. How do you stay inspired and centered after all these years?

Deepak: I am always writing about things that I’m...

Omega: With the subject of marriage equality in making national and international headlines, do you feel that we are at a dawning of a new era where the institution of marriage has an opportunity to find more relevance and...

Children are inherently drawn to celebrations. They serve as a momentous break from routine and a vehicle for transcending the dull and mundane in exchange for a fleeting visit to a world of pageantry and festivity. While children may not absorb...

Environmental knowledge—without heart—is not enough to assure a sustainable future. Ecological consultant and wetland specialist Karen Schneller-McDonald urges us to help kids make an emotional connection with nature by taking them outside....

Susan Cain, author of the New York Times best seller Quiet, reflects on how time alone is important for both children and parents, introverted and...

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