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08/03/2015 to 12/31/2015
The Story of the Holistic Life Foundation

Barry Boyce, editor-in-chief of Mindful magazine, talks with the founders of the Holistic Life Foundation in this Omega Unscripted Teacher Talk.

08/23/2015 to 12/31/2015

Spiritual teacher James Van Praagh sits down with Omega cofounder Elizabeth Lesser for a conversation about Omega's history and future, having a daily spiritual practice, forming deep connections with ourselves and others, and choosing to love.

08/23/2015 to 12/31/2015

Spiritual teacher James Van Praagh sits down with Omega cofounder Elizabeth Lesser for a conversation about Omega's history and future, having a daily spiritual practice, forming deep connections with ourselves and others, and choosing to love.

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One of the world’s leading authorities on shamanism, John Perkins describes the powerfully, transformational experience that happened to him in the wake of 9/11 and the reason why he decided to expose what was really happening inside America's economic empire by writing his best-selling book, Confessions of an Economic Hit Man. Explore more from John Perkins: http://eomega.org/workshops/teachers/john-perkins More
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

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Omega Institute Let’s Bring More Women Into Permaculture’s Leadership: An Interview With Lisa DePiano
An Interview With Lisa DePiano
Omega: How do you see the place of women within the permaculture movement today? More
Present Yourself Fearlessly by Elizabeth Gilbert
My advice is just usually my mom's good advice recycled. I feel more comfortable just redispensing her advice because I know it came from her Grandma. I know it's been tested, it's got deep legs. It's a home remedy. We know how to make apple butter. I'm not doing your new fangled fancy culinary molecular advice here, this is advice you know grandma to grandma to granddaughter to granddaughter that got passed on. More
Omega Institute 5 Steps to Reduce Your Money Stress by Manisha Thakor
When you think about your personal finances, do you feel overwhelmed, confused, and baffled about where to start? Increasingly, this is the norm, not the exception, when it comes to how Americans relate to their financial well-being. More
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

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