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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, discusses how healthy couples help society as a whole. More
Robert Gass and Judith Ansara are cocreators of the Sharing the Path workshop and bring a depth of compassion and insight forged in the living laboratory of their 40-year marriage. Learn more about Robert Gass:http://eomega.org/omega/faculty/viewProfile/cdddfb5e514c1ff95c46c9c11353... More
Judith Ansara, MSW, has been a leading innovator and teacher of human consciousness for more than 30 years. In this video, she reveals why the experience of pleasure through playfulness, curiosity, exploration, and delight will bring joy and vitality into your relationship every day. Learn more about Judith Ansara More
Spiritual life counselor, Iyanla Vanzant reveals that the root of all suffering and craziness comes from the human desire to stay separated from your divine source rather than accepting how deeply connected you are to everyone else. Explore more from Iyanla Vanzant   More
Ysaye M. Barnwell, a longtime member of all-woman and African-American a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock, talks about how joining her vocal community inspires people. Learning to lead a song, or joining the choir of voices, lets them listen differently, empowering personal and social transformation. More
Arielle Ford reveals how the idea for her best-selling book, The Soulmate Secret, originated when she decided to apply the tools she used to launch her successful business to finding the love of her life.   Explore more with Arielle Ford       More
"Couplehood is the fulcrum for social transformation," says Harville Hendrix, founder of Imago Relationship Therapy. He preaches that what is fostered in our relationships extends out from one's personal life to our engagement with society. There is no separation between the two. One relationship at a time, we can transform the world. 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
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, says everyone marries an incompatible person. But that’s a good thing. The tension is where growth happens. More

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Women of color in an audience look forward.
A Call for Anti-racism
When my first book Being Black came out in 2000, I was chagrined by what I had done. I realized that, out of my love and appreciation for the dharma, I issued this invitation to people of color into the American Buddhism culture and it was not welcoming. Obviously there were pockets and exceptions—but for the most part, the Western Buddhist community did not want or know how to receive them. I had invited black folks to crash the private upper middle class party that was going on and it was just not wanted. More
An Interview With Anita Moorjani
Omega: You have described your near-death experience as a “realm of clarity and expansiveness.” Can you tell us what it was like? Anita: I felt total clarity and a sense of awakening. It was as if everything I believed and bought into about myself disappeared. It didn't matter how many degrees I had, or what my race, religion, or cultural background were—it all disappeared. There was no need for labels. More
An Interview With Bonnie St. John
Omega: When you think about the women you interviewed for your book How Great Women Lead, written with your daughter Darcy Deane, do you see any one trait, characteristic, or belief they all have in common? More
Sally Field
What's Possible: An Interview With Sally Field
Marianne: The Omega Women’s Leadership Center is looking to redefine power and catalyze a new way of envisioning women’s leadership. What is true power and how do you think it should be used? More
An Interview With Tony Porter
Omega: What exactly is the “man box” and how does it serve, as well as limit, a person's masculinity?  Tony: The “man box” is how men have been collectively socialized to understand what it means to be a man. It doesn’t mean that all men respond in the same way to this collective socialization but it does mean that all men have an understanding of this socialization. "Teaching our boys to recognize fear and emotional pain can have a tremendously positive impact on their development from boys to men." —Tony Porter  More
What’s Possible: An Interview With Ai-jen Poo
Marianne: When you hear the term power, what does it bring up in you? How do you define it? Ai-jen: We talk a lot about the importance of organizing, especially among women, because we believe that we need to build power to change the world and win for women everywhere—particularly low-income women. When I hear the term power, what it brings up is what it takes to win meaningful change in people's lives at scale, and that's the kind of power that we're interested in building. More
Eve Ensler
What’s Possible: An Interview With Eve Ensler
Marianne: You have been a part of Omega’s Women & Power gatherings since the very beginning. What was your experience of the “What’s Possible” gathering? Eve: There was a tremendous sense of unity. It felt like speakers and participants were equally engaged and equally empowered. I was moved by the kind of energetic hunger and clarity in women—this need to go further and do more and be bolder. There just seemed like a lot less fear in general and a lot more willingness to be disruptive and daring. More
An Interview With angel Kyodo williams
Omega: How do you see self-care as a particularly radical act of freedom and healing? How can meeting our individual needs bring us closer to being able to meet the needs of the many? More
An Interview With Jamia Wilson
Omega: Many people see the United States as increasingly politically divided. Some blame the media for inciting or perpetuating misunderstanding and bad will. In a climate so easy to “otherize” for the sake of ratings and clicks, how do you think media can foster alternative conversation and how do you personally handle political disagreements? More
What’s Possible: An Interview With Cecile Richards
Marianne: Women are slowly achieving more leadership positions in many sectors, but we are still far from parity. For example, though we made strides in this last election, women still make up only 18% of Congress. What obstacles do you think keep women from entering and advancing through the pipeline, and what do you think we can do to change that? Do you think we just don't see ourselves there, or is it because there are structural obstacles?  More

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