Meditation teacher, Sharon Salzberg, explains how lovingkindness creates happiness and inspires change. "It doesn't have to be a dog-eat-dog world. If we look at a time that we've received someone's kindness, or we were kind in return, that's...

Join an evening talk with renowned Buddhist teacher Matthieu Ricard, whose best-selling books include Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World.

Exploring the global movement to a more compassionate...

The universe is conscious. I first recognized this two decades ago when I began engaging a number of alternative healing techniques to overcome my own childhood trauma—trauma which was complex and deep, far too complex for traditional...

Omega: Your work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research. What have you learned in working with and training professionals in the mental health world?

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Elizabeth Lesser, cofounder of Omega Institute and the Omega Women's Leadership Center, demonstrates a simple but powerful meditation to remind you to do no harm and take nothing from people who are meaning ill to you. "Both can happen at the...

Here's the month-by-month breakdown with Eric Francis.

Aries (March 20-April 19)

Life is creative. Most people never figure that out. Some people do, and they often become artists, musicians, dancers, jewelers,...

Omega: How can we learn to settle our minds when the world around us is so full of news, information, social media, and more?

Tim Olmsted: When we talk about settling our minds, we need to first develop a...

The Bob Woodruff Foundation awarded a grant to Omega Institute to provide scholarships for the Healing From Military Trauma retreat offered in June 2017 to 13 female veterans.

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I felt a sharp sting as my body smashed into the water and then the muddy bottom three feet below. Struggling and sputtering, I was able to claw my way up onto the bank. In a rush of shock and adrenaline, I threw myself at the cliffside and...

American spiritual teacher Adyashanti defines two types of awareness—focused awareness and the field of awareness—and says we all have experienced both.