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To express oneself boldly and freely does not always feel free. Often there is work involved. Yet this is different than ordinary toil or effort, because it's possible to experience time in a...

Omega: How did you transition from being a chronic dieter to finding a more holistic approach to weight loss and life?

Jon: I came to a place of desperation, where I was 400 pounds. I was exhausted. I was...

Omega: What is your relationship to curiosity and how do you cultivate resilience?

Elizabeth: I think curiosity in my life has been the ultimate cure for despair. It's the antidote to despair. One of the...

Yin Yoga teacher Biff Mithoefer has been part of Omega's community since 2003 and he says he takes Omega's support with him in all of his work.

"I feel the intention...

What: Standing meditation encourages you to tune into your body—and the present moment—while standing up or holding a specific standing yoga or tai chi pose. Some teachers may invite you to focus...

After her struggle with addiction, Nikki Myers founded Yoga of 12-Step Recovery (Y12SR), a relapse-prevention program that integrates yoga with the tools of 12-step programs.

Myers says that...

Burnout. Compassion fatigue. Secondary traumatic stress. These are terms used to describe the emotional (and physical) drain experienced by many trauma workers.

The symptoms can mimic those of post-traumatic stress: feeling numb, anxious,...

What: Passage meditation is the act of sitting quietly and reading out loud or mentally repeating a passage from a spiritual book or text. It has been...

Holding on to anger, fear, or resentment can cause physical pain, but when we heal our emotional pain, our physical pain often subsides. The emotions need to be in motion in order for us to be healthy. We've got to move them and feel them and let...

"There's a great space in which this moment takes place. There's a great silence that is listening to the thoughts," says Adyashanti, a spiritual teacher who leads silent retreats...

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