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Omega_Institute_Feel_Your_Fear_Find_Your_Power_by_Ana_Forrest
Omega: When you choose to opt out of suffering, how does it change you and the way you experience life? Ana: Instead of choosing suffering, I choose to live my life in a way that makes me proud of myself. I choose actions that brighten, instead of dim, my Spirit. I stalk and hunt my damaging behaviors and retrain them, just like teaching a horse or student to retrain bad habits. Then, I refocus my actions to align with my Spirit pledge of doing my part in mending the Hoop of the People. More
Juice Reboot: Joe Cross' Plan for Feeling Human Again
Joe Cross' Plan for Feeling Human Again
Omega: How did you make the transition from a stock trader and investor to health expert? Joe: Well, I don’t necessarily think of myself as a health expert. I would say I’m more someone who is on the journey to learn by taking information from smart people and trying to disseminate it in layman’s terms. Like anybody, I started with small steps, and experimenting on myself and seeing if I could improve my own health. More
Omega Institute 6 Ways to Cleanse Your Mind
Have you ever noticed that when you’re inundated with mental noise, it’s harder to stay calm and be productive—much less tune into your innate wisdom and live your life with purpose? Carla Goldstein, Omega Institute’s chief external affairs officer, observes, “We contemplate the past, we dream about the future, we worry, we anticipate, we fantasize about our lives. More
Omega’s Guide to Cleanses
You’ve stocked up on lemons, and you’ve hidden your coffeemaker from sight. Whether it’s your first time around or you’re a seasoned pro, you know that a cleanse takes determination, action, and the ability to stick with it. More
Omega Institute Cleansing 101: How to Be Successful With Your Next Cleanse
How to Be Successful With Your Next Cleanse
Cleanses are to this decade, what low-fat diets were to the 1980s. It seems like everyone you meet is trying one type of cleanse or another, but the results vary from person to person. Some people go on a cleanse and feel amazing, while others struggle to stick with it or worse, end up getting sick. It may not be the cleanse itself that’s the problem. It may be the way we are cleansing. While it feels like a magic bullet to take time off from your usual food routine, to have greater success you want to get clear about why you are cleansing and learn the best practices. More
Omega Institute Joe’s Tutti-Fruiti Juice Recipe by Joe Cross
One of the best ways to get more greens into your diet is to drink them. This juice recipe from Joe Cross, the filmmaker behind the hit documentary, Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead, features Swiss chard, a great source of calcium, vitamin C, and vitamin A, along with fruit to create a delicious and nutritious drink. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients More
Omega Institute Will We Have a National Juice Chain? by Joe Cross
Omega: The country has a lot of juice bars in big cities like Manhattan and Los Angeles, but do you think we’ll ever have a juice bar chain that is as popular and widespread as Starbucks across the country or the world? More
It's time for men and boys to start acknowledging the role male domination and socialization plays in all forms of violence against women and girls. The Centers for Disease Control states that men's violence against women is the leading cause of injury to women in this country. That would lead me to say that men's violence against women is at epidemic levels and needs to be addressed as such.  More
Omega Institute A New Kind of Strategy for Nonprofits by Carla Goldstein
Convene, Reflect & Take Time to Strategize
The top managers of the Legal Aid Society's Juvenile Rights Practice only get to meet once a month, if that. "We needed time away from our hectic court-based environment to think more clearly, without interruption, and in a supportive environment," says Ann Marie Scalia, attorney-in-charge of the Manhattan Juvenile Rights office. Theirs is not a unique story. More

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