This soup, from Omega’s executive chef Robert Turner, is a great fall and winter dish and is good for a dinner party or lunches during the week. Be careful peeling and cutting up the squash—a sharp vegetable peeler and a sharp, strong knife or cleaver will help. If you don’t have the time or inclination to cut up your own squash, many stores offer pre-cut squash in the produce department. Canned beans are also a shortcut for this recipe.
Carla Goldstein, chief external affairs officer at Omega and cofounder of the Omega Women's Leadership Center, discusses why the need for a women's movement is just as timely as ever.
Mark Nepo encourages you to loosen your hold on the world so you can listen to your heart.
The five wisdoms reveal the subtle energetic dimension of your experience—body, emotions, mental activity, and sense perceptions. Take Irini Rockwell’s five wisdoms questionnaire to discover more about yourself and find clues to striking greater balance in your life.
The transition back to everyday life can be the most important aspect of your retreat. It is the bridge between your truest self and the self that braces against life. Irini Rockwell shares five essential guidelines for making a smooth transition.
Once retreat is over, how do you avoid resuming your “same old” life? How do you return to your life with the lessons learned from retreat intact?
Dreams can provide extraordinary insights into improving all aspects of your life. Psychiatrist Judith Orloff shares her techniques for gaining valuable advice from dreams.
Some relationships make you feel great, while others wipe you out. Judith Orloff shows you how to identify and minimize the effects of the energy vampires in your life.
Relationships are always an energy exchange. To stay feeling our best, we must ask ourselves, 'Who gives us energy? Who saps it?' It's important to be surrounded by supportive, heart-centered people who make us feel safe and secure. It's equally important to pinpoint the energy vampires, who, whether they intend to or not, leech our energy.
Judith Orloff shows you how to distinguish between true intuitions and irrational fears.
My approach to transforming fear has two stages. First, take stock of what makes you afraid and distinguish irrational fears from legitimate intuitions. Second, take appropriate steps to heed protective fears and transform the others with courage. At times you may foresee real danger, but more frequently unproductive fears clobber you.
How do we become who we are—and do we have any say in the matter? According to neuroscience, who and what you think you are is what you will become. Joe Dispenza, author of Evolve Your Brain, explains how our thoughts can rewire our brains and shape who we become.
I invite you to have a single thought, any thought. Whether you choose to think of feeling angry, sad, inspired, joyful, or even sexually aroused, you’ve changed your body. You changed you.
Ever wonder about mind over matter when it comes to healing the body? As human beings, we can change our thoughts to change the physical structure of our mind and body. Mastering this skill is what allows us to rewire our brains, heal our bodies, and change our lives. Joe Dispenza, author of Evolve Your Brain, explains the science behind the miracle.