The Omega Point

The “Omega Point” is a term used by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin to describe the peak of unity and integration toward which all life is evolving, including you. Our six learning paths make it easy for you to find the support you need on your journey. These articles, videos, and slideshows—from Omega, our teachers, and people just like you—can give you the tools you need to live an inspired life.

Omega Institute Wake Up From Your Personal Story by Adyashanti
Adyashanti, author of Falling into Grace, True Meditation, and The End of Your World, says waking up from your personal story will set you free to be present with yourself and others.
Omega Institute 5 Mindfulness Practices for Children, and Caregivers, Too by Traci Childress
Traci Childress, codirector of the Children’s Community School in West Philadelphia, shares mindfulness practices she integrates into the school's curriculum and practices with her two young children.
How To Work Through the Fear of Love
David Richo, a teacher and a psychotherapist known for drawing on Buddhism, poetry, and Jungian perspectives in his work, describes how to face the fear of opening up to love in your life.
The Best Thank You Note We've Ever Received
A sweet book of "thank you" notes and drawings from Ms. Smith's 4th grade class at Cahill School after a visit to the Omega Center for Sustainable Living.
Rachel Simmons, author of The Curse of the Good Girl, tells us about Dana, who began to recognize and talk back to the "good girl voice" within, the one that told her to keep her feelings to herself.
Nurse practitioner, therapist, and coauthor of Mothering & Daughtering, Sil Reynolds, explains why it's vital to continue attachment parenting through the teen years.
Omega Institute Why Girls Need Yoga
Yoga can help girls listen to what's happening on the inside and cultivate a sense of safety in their mind and body.
Kate Feldman and Joel Feldman describe how the small things count and everything in life can be seen as foreplay.
Gordon Neufeld and Gabor Mate explain how peer orientation has muted our parenting instincts, eroded our natural authority, and caused us to parent not from the heart but from the head.
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 extroverted.