Personal Growth

How do we forgive those who have hurt us? How is it possible to reconcile our differences with individuals who have done us harm or hurt our families or those responsible for committing deliberate...

Omega: You’ve written that “our bodies archive our life experiences and often tell the stories of our deepest fears.” How, exactly, do they “tell” those stories and how can we release or heal the fears associated with them?

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Perhaps you’ve had a similar experience to mine: you stumbled upon yoga, got hooked, and it changed your life for the better—so much that you decided you’d become a yoga teacher.

“If practicing yoga makes me feel this...

Are we in the midst of a major paradigm shift in science, health, and well-being? Alternative medicine pioneer Deepak Chopra thinks so.

In a recent workshop at Omega, he laid out an out an enlightening road map for “higher health” based on...

Morning Reading

Have you ever stood at the bottom of one of those old city buildings that has, at its center, a spiral staircase that goes all the way...

There is a profound teaching in the yoga tradition called the Three Malas, which can shed light on the root causes of low self-esteem, help us deepen our understanding of ourselves, and rebuild our self-esteem in small steps.

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What is it to have self-mastery? I find myself asking this question often. It is a theme in many aspects of my life. Ultimately, self-responsibility and having mastery over our own actions, thoughts, and words may change and transform our lives...

You probably don’t talk up your own awesomeness on a regular basis—if ever. Most of us, especially women, have been taught to see anything more than “quiet” confidence as boasting. In many cases the brighter we shine, the more negative reactions...

In September 2013, I attended a five-day conference at Omega called Breathwork Immersion: From Science to Samadhi. As a longtime yoga student, I was excited to explore the scientific...

Omega: When you choose to opt out of suffering, how does it change you and the way you experience life?

Ana: Instead of choosing suffering, I choose to live my life in a way that makes me proud of myself....

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