Mindfulness

In a society where doingness is more encouraged and awarded than beingness, it can be challenging to grasp that in “inaction” there is a great deal of “action” taking place. The slogan of the restless mind is: “Don’t just sit there; do something...

About three decades ago I spent a year as a Buddhist monk in Thailand. It was a very austere life, dedicated to meditation and simplicity. One of the trainings I practiced was to only take one meal a day from the food collected...

Omega: Why is mindfulness so important for our times?

Sister D: When I was in my second year of medical school, I had to make the decision whether to do a four-year program or a five-year program. I was...

In 2014 Rev. Veronica Valles started teaching the tools to breathe, focus, and learn about self-efficacy to a first-grade class at Alex Sanger Elementary in Dallas, Texas. She practiced with those students for the entire school year...

“The Buddha said many times that just as the great oceans have but one taste, so do all the true teachings of the dharma: the taste of freedom.”—Jack Kornfield

Learn from the transformative teachings and practices at the heart of...

For more than 35 years, Omega has offered mindfulness-based programs—from introductory workshops to professional trainings in a number of mindfulness-based modalities, plus groundbreaking gatherings like the annual...

Mindfulness is the practice of bringing nonjudgmental attention to the present moment. And there are many simple ways for anyone to practice even in the midst of a busy day....

For more than 35 years, Omega has offered mindfulness-based programs—from introductory workshops to professional trainings in a number of mindfulness-based modalities,...

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