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Oscar Award-winning actress and social change activist, Jane Fonda reminds us of how toxic patriarchy is to men and boys, blocking their heads from their hearts in the attempts to be "real men". More
The writer, activist, and leader in the women’s rights movement, Gloria Steinem, shares insight into the historic roots of feminism right under our feet. More
Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, clinical psychologist and senior research professor in South Africa, served on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. She explains her understanding of trauma. More
Grammy Award-winning artist, Ani DiFranco, conveys the courage and importance of telling our reproductive stories, and the strength it builds in community. More
Esther Armah, award-winning journalist, playwright, and political commentator, asks us to consider all intersections of personal identity and broader culture when building social transformation. More
Watch an interview with Brian Weiss, America's leading past-life regression therapist, as he explains how we are always reunited with our soul mates, or soul families, in various configurations, from one lifetime to the next.       More
Is everything flying by you? “Are you looking for a better moment?” Watch Jon Kabat-Zinn, the founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), to fully understand awareness and how to let yourself take pleasure in the moment.    More
What does it mean to "listen with empathy"? How can we truly be there for ourselves and others in hard times? In this video, watch Omega cofounder Elizabeth Lesser read an excerpt from her book Marrow: A Love Story. More
Tara Brach, Buddhist teacher and author of Radical Acceptance, reveals how to find a moment to "come home" in the midst of our busy daily lives. Brach refers to this as a sacred pause, in which we are better able to celebrate our hearts and awareness. More
Watch Buddhist teacher Pema Chödrön explain how to be angry in a way that leads to tender forgiveness, not a cycle of rage, shame and guilt.  Use meditation to feel the fire inside of you, just as it is.     More
Thousands of people have overcome cancer against incredible odds, and Kelly Turner has made a career out of studying these cases—1,500 of them and counting. She calls it radical remission, or people who have experienced a complete reversal of a serious or terminal cancer diagnosis. More
Omega: Can we be mindful or present without knowing it, or is it something we need to practice? Florence: At its core, mindfulness is the innate human capacity to be aware. All human beings come with this capacity to know what’s happening as it’s happening, but we are not trained to access that capacity. It takes continuity and discipline to access what’s already here. This capacity to be aware requires you make a choice to be awake in the present moment with whatever is showing up. More
Omega: When you first started teaching, you've said you were afraid to speak from your heart. How did that change for you? Elena: That fear resulted from the fact that I wasn’t being honest about the life I was leading. I was teaching yoga, and breathing, and sitting, and wasn’t always practicing. It was painful to teach the work so well and not be practicing myself.  Omega: Why do you think so many people hide their true selves? More
Omega: What's the best relationship advice you've ever been given? More
Omega: How did you become an entrepreneur? Bizzie: If I look back at my childhood, I grew up with an “it’s okay to be a boss” mentality. My dad really instilled that in me since I was very young. I can remember being a child and ordering at a restaurant. At four or five, I would have to order for myself and use my manners. My dad always helped me put communication at the forefront of everything that I did. More
Childhood, especially ages 2-10, is a time of exploration, experimentation, and curiosity. It’s a natural period of learning when children attempt to make meaning of their outer and inner worlds. Yoga can help children harness the enthusiasm and natural curiosity of this time to befriend their body and mind, develop a sense of agency and competence, and self-regulate and manage their emotions. More
Adolescence is a time of tremendous change for children physically and can be particularly intense emotionally. It is also a time when they are deeply engaged in self-discovery and exploring the inner workings and capacities of their identity. More
Anyone can see that we’re in an extraordinary moment. While there are many facets of astrology to describe, one of them stands tall, which is the Uranus-Eris conjunction. You might say that this conjunction has the theme of choosing whether you want to be in your body or not. This conjunction last came at another revolutionary moment, the dawn of the mass media age in 1927-1928. This was before Eris was discovered in 2005. Now the conjunction is back. Its peak is through 2016 and 2017, though add on seven years to either side for the full span of its effects. More
Here's the month-by-month breakdown with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
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I used to think that religious dogma was the outgrowth of fear and unresolved parental issues. Certainly, much modern religion has lost touch with its more mystical roots, but there is no question that what ails the average American, as British writer and journalist Graham Hancock says, is a disconnection from Spirit. Fear is an infectious disease. You can catch fear but you can’t catch faith. That has to come from within. —Dr. Nicholas Gonzalez More