Joan Halifax Roshi

Marianne: The Omega Women’s Leadership Center (OWLC) is exploring how to create a new paradigm around power and leadership, particularly when it comes to women. When you hear the term power, what does that mean to you? What...

In 2006, Rodney and I had the privilege of taking a few classes with B.K.S. Iyengar. When it came time for headstand, I informed the yoga master that I didn’t do...

1.     Anchor

When we are riding the waves of life and feel especially tossed and turned by its storms, Elizabeth Lesser beckons us to drop anchor and root firmly in our emotional center of kindness, compassion, and interconnectedness no...

Holiday stress seems about as traditional these days as cookie exchanges and tree trimming. Women in particular tend to have full plates all year, but especially during this end-of-year rush.

At Omega's 2013 Women & Power Conference...

Lately I have been reflecting upon all that I need to accomplish and am responsible for in my day-to-day life. Juggling two kids, running a small nonprofit, and finishing writing a book had me feeling a bit overwhelmed and frazzled...

Renowned Zen teacher and activist Joan Halifax Roshi has spent a lifetime practicing engaged Buddhism. She's applied the depth and breadth of her wisdom to the problems of...

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