Body, Mind & Spirit

Omega's cofounder, Elizabeth Lesser reads the excerpt "Bozos on the Bus" from her best-selling book, Broken Open, in the Ram Dass Library during Family Week at Omega Institute.

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It’s not life that causes suffering, says Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön, it’s our story about life—our interpretation—that causes so much distress. When we practice...

Astrologically, this November involves a Mercury retrograde and Scorpio eclipse, so it should be an interesting month especially because Mercury retrograde begins on election day. As Eric Francis says, this can be a slippery...

Widely known for her insightful, down-to-earth interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences, Pema Chödrön asks you to try this Tonglen meditation in order to take away pain and/or anguish as well as send comfort and happiness to of...

Widely known for her insightful, down-to-earth interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences, Pema Chödrön says that it is important to acknowledge what is it that gets you hooked and drives you crazy, so that you are able to work...

American Buddhist nun, Pema Chödrön says that society cultivates a tolerance and acceptance of aggressiveness and by deciding to interrupt the momentum of this cycle, you will do yourself and the world a great service.

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Widely known for her insightful, down-to-earth interpretation of Tibetan Buddhism for Western audiences, Pema Chödrön discusses how easy it is to waste your life with distractions, or dunzie, if you are not used to spending any time alone in...

If you think your thoughts and actions don't make a difference, think again. Sharon Gannon and David Life, founders...

Editor in chief of the International Journal of Yoga Therapy and author, Kelly McGonigal, PhD, discusses why stories of what went wrong and the lessons learned are so valuable in order to understand how to make scientific studies and research of...

Life is revealed not through observation, but through our willingness to live it. Mark Nepo shares how his efforts, and the generosity of a friend, helped him realize that living is...

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