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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...

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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...

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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...

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

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Omega: What motivated you to join the military?

Corwin: I grew up with mostly male cousins and two brothers, so from a young age I think I was trying to keep up with the pack. Because of this, I had a...

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When we label something, does it change the thing itself, or just how we perceive it? Pema Chödrön, one of the most prominent Buddhist teachers in the West today, gives an example of how our minds alter our experiences.

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angel Kyodo williams, author, activist, and master trainer, offers an exercise to remind us and root us in what matters most.

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Sister Joan Chittister, the iconic spiritual feminist and activist, asks us to consider spirituality as a call to action in our culture.

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Tara Brach, meditation teacher and author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge, describes the process of moving through pain and fear into unconditional love and acceptance.