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Stephanie Coontz
An Interview With Stephanie Coontz
Omega: You’ve noted that the gains of feminism in achieving gender equality interact in contradictory ways with growing economic inequality. What is the most urgent role of feminism going forward?  More
illustration of silhouette of head with swirling brain
There is a basic neuroscience concept that nerve cells that fire together, wire together. Due to recent findings of neural plasticity—that the ability for the connections in our brains to change and adapt throughout our lives—we now understand that our brains can generate stronger and healthier neural connections based on our mental habits. More
Creating a Global Culture of Equality and Care
A New Global Culture
What does it mean to be a man or woman today?  What will it mean in the future? How can we grow out of old roles that stifle us? How can we move from a culture of violence to a culture of care? How can we transcend what we have now to a world in which we can be fully human—together? More
Woman and child in tree pose.
If you’ve experienced the benefits of yoga firsthand, you may be inspired to share it with the children in your life. After all, research suggests that yoga may help increase a child’s self-worth and sense of well-being, reduce symptoms of mild depression among young adults, and relieve ADHD. More
Omega Institute Breaking Up? Bring Your Radiance With You by Lundy Bancroft and Jac Patrissi
You are leaving. We are so sorry. And, congratulations! Leaving brings a mixture of pain and hope. It moves you forward into a new life. More
Omega Institute The Stressed Out Generation
The American Psychological Association (APA) recently found that teenagers are more stressed out than adults, especially during the school year.  More
Little girl at birthday party
The birthday party—there are two ways of looking at it: from the perspective of a divorced parent or from your child’s perspective. The one way is sure to be filled with tension, bitterness, and accusations. The other way will be bursting with laughter and balloons. Which type of birthday will you choose for your child? More
stressed student with backpack sitting on floor looking at tablet
Setting Up Students and Teachers for Success
Sitting on his bunk bed, locked behind juvenile detention bars, 17-year-old Damon feels his breath softly rising and falling. As another angry thought surfaces, he remembers his mindfulness lesson and notices the tension in his body. He smiles at the passing thought and feels his whole body relax. He notices an inner spaciousness and a sense of freedom that he’s not sure he’s felt before. More
milky way
Rediscovering the Universal Love of the Cosmos
Of all our relationships, one stands apart in its ability to inspire and mystify—our relationship to the universe—but most of the time we remain as unaware of the star-speckled space enveloping us as the wallpaper in our living room. More
Book cover of Man Up: Reimagining Modern Manhood by Carlos Andrés Gómez
Reimagining the Modern Man
“There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other.” — Douglas Everett More

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