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Ann Bradney, founder and director of the Radical Aliveness Institute, has a mission to help people feel without censure, so they won't pass their pain on to others. Get a taste of what it's like to experience this kind of emotional freedom as she guides workshop participants to identify and embrace their deep emotions. More
Byron Katie, founder of The Work, demonstrates how you can change the world by making minor and major shifts in your thinking. More
Past-life regression expert Brian Weiss says we are a stubborn species and it often takes more than one try to learn our spiritual lessons. Reincarnation offers us a chance to be in relationship and practice love, compassion, and kindness again. More
Watch mindfulness pioneer, Jon Kabat-Zinn, in a riveting talk on the power of meditation not only for inner transformation, but as a foundation for taking action in a time of disruption. This 22-minute excerpt from Kabat-Zinn's presentation at Omega's 2017 Being Fearless Conference digs deep into using meditation as a transformative tool to address the challenges facing our democracy.  Want to jump right into a meditative practice led by Kabat-Zinn? Skip ahead to 8:15.       More
Watch Mingtong Gu's expert demonstration of this qigong practice for joint flexibility and try it for yourself today. It takes just 2 minutes. More
Pema Chödrön Foundation President Tim Olmsted explains why examining your fears is essential to overcoming anxiety and knowing peace.   More
What is your story and does it get in the way of the unfolding moments of your life? American spiritual teacher Adyashanti asks us to drop the narratives we tell ourselves so we can use our awareness to discern the truth. More
Yoga Service Council President Jennifer Cohen Harper talks about the profound impact prison yoga can have on inmates and the communities they return home to.   More
Yoga teacher, writer, and human potential coach Daniel Aaron created Om Jai from traditional yogic techniques—including pranayama, mudra, and mantra—to overcome limitations, fear, and doubt. Take a few minutes to try this uplifting exercise today.    More
It takes just moments to do this Buddhist practice presented by Pema Chödrön Foundation President Tim Olmsted. Try it and experience compassion, love, joy and equanimity in one breath.  More
I think we are living in a time where we’re going to have to revolutionize our concept of the world again. When you look from outer space and you see this famous blue ball, it induces the feeling of, “Oh, there is a fixed ball. It has a certain size. It’s a defined system.” Before we thought the planet was a flat disk, now we’re thinking it’s a ball flying through the universe. The whole information that we need in order to solve the problem is already in the system. —Thomas Hübl More
Omega: How has teaching yoga to military members affected the way you teach? Corwin: I probably teach more men than the average yoga teacher, and that’s definitely transformed my teaching style. With women you have to be authentic—we respond to authenticity and to others being open, accepting, and vulnerable. With men I find this to be even truer. If I want to slip in principles of mindfulness or surrender, I have to approach it from a firmly grounded and straightforward place, because that’s where these guys operate. More
A lightworker is anyone who devotes their life to being a bright light in the world. They understand that their actions (no matter how big or small) have the potential to raise the vibration of the planet. A lightworker soul is awake—conscious that their presence matters—and they are part of something that is bigger than them. More
Due to our innate connection with nature, mindful birdwatching is undoubtedly a tonic and a source of peace for our modern hearts and minds. For our ancestors, however, having an in-depth awareness and understanding of birds and nature was vital because it informed them of the happenings in the wilderness. More
Omega: How can the principles of attachment theory help with the dating process? More
Omega: What does it mean to you to be a spiritual elder today? More
Omega: How do you define bias? Do we all have it? Rhonda: Bias is simply the tendency to have preferences, preconceptions, or prejudices. It's something that operates in degrees, but it's a tendency we all have to be drawn toward, or have some aversion toward, different things in life. More
Omega: Why would a therapist want to include Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) in their toolbox? More
Most of us don’t relish change. The Persian mystic poet Rumi says that if you asked an embryo why he or she remains scrunched in the dark “with eyes closed” this is the answer you would hear: “There is no ‘other world.’ I only know what I’ve experienced.”  More