Career & Leadership

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,...

Call it martyrdom. Call it work-a-holism. Call it what you like. The fact is, Americans are taking fewer vacation days than ever before. A recent...

Omega: How do you see the place of women within the permaculture movement today?

Lisa: Currently we see a lot of women active in the permaculture movement. That said, not a lot of women are seen as being...

On a typical day you can find Marc Williams outside—identifying plants and talking with students. As an ethnobotantist, he works with almost 60 organizations throughout the year teaching students and working with colleagues to further the...

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. ...

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?

Bonnie...

Giving back and volunteering is one of those things that most of us rarely think about unless there is a disaster in our backyard—like 9/11 or Hurricane Sandy. In those instances, the entire city of New York came together and became a community...

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