Creative Expression

Watch award-winning poet Nick Flynn from the Omega Poetry Festival as he reads his poem "Haiku (Failed)."

Learn more about Nick Flynn

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Writing is a practice that requires both focus and imagination. Writers must paint details on the page that translate abstract ideas from their mind into readable stories and content.

Poet Robert Bly once said, “If we want to create art we...

Serves 2 as a main course or 4 as an appetizer.

Ingredients

1 head of romaine lettuce, chopped (or any kind of greens)
1 head of red leaf lettuce, chopped (or any kind of greens)
Handful of...

Omega: Why would someone want to start making their own self-care products?

Dina: First of all, it’s really fun. You don’t have to want to do it for any reason other than it’s really fun. Then, there are...

Making your own nutrition bars at home costs less than store-bought bars. It also lets you personalize your bars with ingredients that you love and that give you the most energy. Try this simple recipe that combines equal parts nuts and fruit...

What: Sound meditation uses pleasant, nonvocal sound as the object of concentration. The sound can come from a variety of objects, including chimes, cymbals, metal or crystal bowls, shamanic drums, or a gong.

Types...

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

3 bunches of greens (try rainbow chard, kale, collards, or mustard greens, or a combination), trimmed, rinsed, and dried
3 tablespoons grass-fed butter
3 tablespoons...

Awaken your instincts, reconnect with your nature, and engage your biology as nature-based philosopher Daniel Vitalis guides you on a journey to bring you closer to your wild, authentic self.

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Omega: How do you describe visionary art to someone who encounters it for the first time?

Alex and Allyson: The visionary artist’s mission is to make the soul perceptible. Where scientific, materialist...

Omega: How do your creative and spiritual lives intertwine—are they separate or one in the same?

Alex and Allyson: Our creative and spiritual lives are completely entangled and indistinguishable....

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