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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
With blunt honesty, relationship expert Harville Hendrix has a reminder for every couple: "Your partner is not you." The author of the best-seller Getting the Love You Want: A Guide For Couples and creator of Imago Relationship Therapy, Hendrix explains that couples must give up the idea of changing their partner and to embrace their differences instead. More
What is a soul signature? Watch as Panache Desai explains how it reveals itself.      More
Many people feel that something needs to be done about the way the world is headed. But what to do? At the 2014 Omega NYC program, American nondual teacher Adyashanti talks about an imperative for all humanity.   More
Every day you see, hear, and experience new things. But can old dogs learn new tricks? Pema Chödrön has the answer.     More
If you could actually see what you do with your mind, and see its effect on your life, what would that look like? Watch as Pema Chödrön shares a fitting image.     More
Grammy-nominee Krishna Das, one of the foremost devotional singers in the world, performs with his kirtan group. A long-time student of Ram Dass and Maharaj-ji, Krishna Das lived in India for almost three years in the early 1970s, leading him deeper into the practice of kirtan—chanting the names of God. More
Your Convenient Guide to 2017 Astrology
. Your Convenient Guide to 2017 Astrology To understand the astrology of 2017, it helps to start on December 21, 2020. That's when Jupiter and Saturn form their once-per-20-year conjunction in the first degree of Aquarius. It seems like a long time from now, though not at the current blinding pace that time is moving. More
The mindful check-in is a brief three- to five-minute formal practice of moving attention away from whatever outer demands and experiences you may be facing and getting fully in touch with your internal experience in the moment. More
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Sticking to our commitments is one of the most challenging things to do. Why is that? Because we have an unreal view of what it means to be human: We like to think of ourselves as finished products, but we’re not. We are actually works in progress. More
An Interview With Jean Kilbourne
Omega: Today the average American sees 3,000 advertisements a day. What’s the impact of that and how do we respond? Jean: Advertising is hugely more important than most realize—it’s the engine that drives mass media. Television, magazines, websites, and newspapers are all rounding up audiences to be sold to advertisers. That’s their business model. That’s the point. More
This has been an exhausting year. Everyone is feeling it, or will be, but only some people are saying what they're experiencing and how they feel. We all know that change is upon us. Let's put an anchor down into the long-range astrology on which I'll base the following analysis. This consists of several main factors and many supporting ones. The common threads involve slow-movers Uranus, Pluto and Eris, all of which have precedents for revolution. More
Explore this month’s astrology and its celestial influence in your life with Eric Francis. Aries (March 20-April 19) More
AWAKENING THE BEST IN THE HUMAN SPIRIT…for almost 40 years, these words have guided us at Omega Institute in everything we do. When we are developing curriculum and choosing teachers, as we work together as a staff, as we serve our guests and care for our campus and land, we ask ourselves this question: what can we do to help people activate their most creative, courageous, loving, and wise potential? More
Omega: How were you impacted during your weekend at the Women & Power Retreat? What was the lasting takeaway?  Kelly: As a leader and member of the energy industry, the theme "Doing Power Differently” really hit a cord. The takeaways were many. Talk about what you are afraid of and have a practice that brings it to the fore. Open up a space for others to confront, wrestle with, and move beyond the fear. My favorite image was Liz Gilbert saying, “fear—you can ride in the car with me, but you can’t drive.” More
An Interview With Neil Kramer
Omega: What gets you out of bed in the morning? More
The United States celebrates its anniversary on July 4, when the Declaration of Independence was signed, and that makes the country born under the sign Cancer. Generous, loyal, oriented on food and with a healthy ability to be self-centered, the United States certainly has some of those tendencies. More