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10/16/2015 to 10/18/2015
Marianne Schnall
Women’s Voices in the Public Square

Do you want to see a media climate that reflects your experience of the world? Build a career that is flexible and focused on creating change?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/16/2015 to 10/18/2015
Sam Keen
Reviewing & Revisioning Your Life

Periodically, we all need to review and revision our lives. Every decade of the life-cycle brings new challenges, goals, pleasures, and opportunities.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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10/16/2015 to 10/18/2015
Marianne Schnall
Women’s Voices in the Public Square

Do you want to see a media climate that reflects your experience of the world? Build a career that is flexible and focused on creating change?

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY
10/16/2015 to 10/18/2015
Sam Keen
Reviewing & Revisioning Your Life

Periodically, we all need to review and revision our lives. Every decade of the life-cycle brings new challenges, goals, pleasures, and opportunities.

Location:
Rhinebeck, NY

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One of the world’s foremost authorities on shamanism and shapeshifting, John Perkins explains the importance of shifting our consciousness towards a more sustainable lifestyle. Explore more from John Perkins More
Internationally recognized leader in the development of education, creativity, and innovation, Sir Ken Robinson, PhD, speaks about the culture of standardization and depersonalization within our educational systems. Explore more from Sir Ken Robinson.   More
When is enough really enough? New York Times bestselling author, Geneen Roth shares a moment from her newest book, Lost and Found, about the many ways you can lose yourself. Whether you choose overspending, overeating, or overworking, learn how to take back your life so that you can finally have—and be—what you want most.   Explore more from Ganeen Roth     More
Tara Brach, PhD, author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge, says that true power takes place when you shift from wanting power over or against another person, place, or thing, and begin to live your life from the fullness of who really you are.   Explore more from Tara Brach     More
New York Times best-selling author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man, John Perkins is also one of the world’s foremost authorities on shamanism and shapeshifting. In this video, he discusses the current influence of corporations and the revolutionary shift taking place with individuals to move towards deeper connectivity and relationships. Explore more from John Perkins   More
http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/c3f13d53838b5c08bb94052ac7cdcaf0/\ Critically acclaimed novelists Isabelle Allende explains how the world can generate mamisma, a critical mass of fierce abundant female energy. In 1985, Isabel Allende’s literary debut, The House of Spirits, catapulted her to international acclaim and established her as a major international writer. Since then, her many books, including The House of Spirits, Paula, and Oprah Book Club selection Daughter of Fortune, have sold more than 51 million copies and have been translated into 27 languages. More
Loung Ung, a survivor of the killing fields of Cambodia, reveals what it takes to heal from trauma and rewrite your history. Learn more about Loung Ung:http://eomega.org/workshops/teachers/loung-ung     More
Ubaka Hill, founder and curator of The Drumsong Institute Museum and Archive of Women’s Drumming Traditions of North America, shares her thoughts on why the Women Serving Women Summit is a powerful opportunity for local and global organizations working to achieve like-minded goals. More
Internationally known yoga teacher and spiritual activist, Seane Corn reveals the true purpose of leadership is taking responsibilities for your actions, practicing forgiveness, developing self-confidence, honing your intuition and making the conscious choice to step forward in support of others moving towards a vision of peace. Explore more from Seane Corn   More

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Omega Institute Anger, Race & Creating Change: An Interview With Tara Brach
An Interview With Tara Brach
Omega: Many activists are fueled by anger at injustice, but approaching this important work with anger often leads to burnout. How can we do activist work in a more conscious, sustainable way?  More
Omega Institute 4 Surprising Benefits of Rest
When the battery runs low on your phone or tablet, you plug it in to recharge. Sadly, many of us don’t realize we can do the same for ourselves with a little rest.  Research reveals some surprising health benefits to taking a little R&R, and it points out why we need it. In a fast-paced world that boasts a 24-hour news cycle and offers "connection" through social media at any time, most people feel like they are just trying to keep up.   More
Stubborn Gladness: An Interview With Elizabeth Gilbert, Part 1
An Interview With Elizabeth Gilbert, Part 1
Omega: Your forthcoming book, Big Magic, is about creative process. “Stubborn” is a word you evoke to describe your writing practice. But you also “ascend toward stubborn gladness” as a way of being joyful and loving.  What is the relationship between discipline and playfulness? More
Omega Institute Be a Source of Joy: An Interview With Bonnie St. John, Part 1
An Interview With Bonnie St. John, Part 1
Omega: You once said, “What you do when everything goes right doesn’t tell me who you are. It’s what you do after disaster that shows your character most.” How do you define this boldness in your own life? More
Omega Institute Women: See Yourself as Leaders: An Interview With Bonnie St. John, Part 2
An Interview With Bonnie St. John, Part 2
Omega: When you think about the women you interviewed for your book How Great Women Lead, written with your daughter Darcy Deane, do you see any one trait, characteristic, or belief they all have in common? More
Everyday Zen for Transformation
There is no doubt in my mind that Buddhism is a religion. It has rituals, traditions, schools, and hierarchical structures. However, Buddhist philosophy, in its purest form, is just a set of principles to help you become awake to the life that you have so that you can live it more completely. If we go back to the original ideas and strip away the extras, if we take the “ism” out of what a brother named Buddha taught, then it's no more and no less than a way of planning your life. More
Omega Institute What Are Liberating Structures? Creating a Culture of Innovation
Creating a Culture of Innovation
Earlier this year a poll showed 17 percent of employees would prefer watching paint dry to attending another meeting. Eight percent would prefer to get a root canal. Nearly half of respondents said they’d like to do anything other than sitting in your standard business check-in. More
Omega Institute The Do Cool Sh*t Guide to Volunteering
Giving back and volunteering is one of those things that most of us rarely think about unless there is a disaster in our backyard—like 9/11 or Hurricane Sandy. In those instances, the entire city of New York came together and became a community of people helping people. They didn’t ask for anything back; they simply gave to others and the city was closer than ever. More
Omega Institute A New Twist to Networking
Move over stuffy hotel conference rooms and name tags. If you want to make connections for your business, it’s time to dance—at 7:00 a.m. A new wave of networking is taking hold, and it has nothing to do with stale bagels or power suits. One of these events is called Daybreaker, which is self-described as “a morning movement that will start your day off unlike anything else.” More
Omega Institute Social Visionaries Conference to Practice Crowdfunding in Real Time
This summer social entrepreneurs, visionaries, teachers, philanthropreneurs, and business leaders will gather at Omega to share insights on success, failure, practical business tools, and how to create a crowdfunding project—the process of funding a new venture by raising money from a large number of people, usually from the Internet. Attendees will implement a group crowdfunding project, leveraging the power of the conference and social media to raise funds to rebuild the impoverished Esperanza School in Costa Rica. More

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