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In this exercise, Barbara Stanny, MA, author of Overcoming Underearning, asks us to think back to our earliest memory of money in order to uncover how those decisions have shaped our financial life today. By revisiting those early memories, we can re-shape our outlook on money and change our current relationship to it.  More
Have you ever felt anxiety and wished you had a tool to overcome it? Internationally recognized clinical psychologist, EMDR expert, and author Laurel Parnell, PhD demonstrates a simple bilateral tapping technique to calm yourself down any time you feel anxious. More
Harville Hendrix, PhD, the internationally recognized relationship expert known for the best-seller Getting the Love You Want: A Guide For Couples and creator of Imago Relationship Therapy, says everyone marries an incompatible person. But that’s a good thing. The tension is where growth happens. More
Using Imago Relationship Therapy, internationally renowned expert Harville Hendrix, PhD, discusses the healing power of being in a relationship. Relationships are not only a way to connect with your partner but a path towards personal healing and growth. More
Harville Hendrix, PhD, the internationally recognized relationship expert known for the best-seller Getting the Love You Want: A Guide For Couples and creator of Imago Relationship Therapy, explains how real love starts when we truly see our partner as different from us. More
Helen LaKelly Hunt, Ph.D., cofounder of the Institute for Imago Relationship Therapy with her husband Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., discusses how Imago Relationship Therapy teaches compassion and empathy in a conscious relationship. When you develop empathy for your partner, you develop empathy for the whole world. More
In the digital age, when we tend to communicate via the abbreviated shorthand of texting and social media posts, it’s easy to lose touch with the instinct that had our ancestors spinning yarns around the campfire and passing down oral histories. Ironically, this is probably one of the reasons oral true storytelling has been gaining in popularity in recent years. Because you already know quite a bit about true storytelling—it’s innate for all humans and so you yearn for it.  More
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On his deathbed the great psychologist and lover of the human race Erich Fromm turned to his friend Robert Fox and asked, "Why is it that the human race prefers necrophilia to biophilia?" A significant question, this. Why do we prefer love of death to love of life? Missiles to celebration? Power-over to power-with? Greed to letting go? More
Omega: Is there a poem that inspired you to be a poet? Mark: The poetry of Pablo Neruda really inspired me. When I first read his work, I felt like, “I must belong to this tribe.” My oldest friend, Robert, who comes with me as a guest every year when I teach at Omega, introduced me to Neruda. I was so moved, I wouldn’t give him the book back. Omega: In 1987, you were diagnosed with a rare form of lymphoma, which has greatly informed much of your work. What’s the first step toward healing?  More
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Have you noticed that things seem to be moving faster and faster and it takes a certain kind of mental flexibility to keep up? Have you noticed an inherent awareness within yourself that knows the truth? Have you sensed that you don’t really operate as an isolated individual, that your actions are interconnected with everyone? The yogis tell us that we’re experiencing all this because we are now in the Aquarian Age. As you might guess by its name, the Aquarian Sadhana was developed specifically for this time period. More
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If you’re going to turn up in this world and do real work, you’re going to need to be fundamentally strong and energized. In my experience this demands five interrelated sacred practices. 1. Cool Practices More
Choices always come with consequences. We have to accept the realization that ours may create situations that we never expected. Sometimes when we make a choice from a place of love, the universe will test our commitment to our decision. More
The mystic Aurobindo wrote, "If there is to be a future, it will wear a crown of feminine design." If the state of the world is a reflection of the quality of our leadership, unprecedented indicators and opportunities of the 21st century—socially, politically, culturally, environmentally, and more—are calling us to step up and leap into our greatness as women. More
Omega Institute You've Probably Already Taken a Shamanic Journey: An Interview With John Perkins
Omega: How would you describe a shamanic journey to someone who has never experienced one? John: I think everyone has taken a shamanic journey, they just haven’t called it that. If you’ve daydreamed or dreamed, if you’ve gone into deep thinking about something, if you’ve read a book and felt deeply involved in it, in a way you were on a shamanic journey. More
Omega Institute Millennials, Gen Xers & Work Stress: 4 Ways to Avoid Burnout
Jake Nickell, chief executive officer and founder of Threadless, a crowdsourced T-shirt company, says, “Success is defined in units of fun. It’s all about being happy." But these days young employees are smiling less and less. More