Body Mind & Spirit

Omega: How would you describe a shamanic journey to someone who has never experienced one?

John: I think everyone has taken a shamanic journey, they just haven’t called it that. If you’ve daydreamed or...

Driving through the Englewood neighborhood in Chicago, you would not expect to see a group of kids and adults doing sun salutations in a vacant lot. But these outdoor yoga classes—complete with someone standing guard for security—are one way...

People get so caught up in the content of their spiritual enthusiasms that they may give little thought to the emotions involved. Some adults tell me that they still follow the values taught in the church where they grew up simply because their...

Omega: You have described how people can respond to trauma by being anxious and hypervigilant (stuck “on”), or by being dissociated and spacy (stuck “off"). How do you lead a class that accommodates both of these reactions to...

Omega: What instrument would you still like to learn how to play?

Jimmie: I would love to play the piano. I always regret that I didn’t learn the piano. I also would like to play the electric guitar.

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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.

 

 

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Explore this month’s astrology and its celestial influence in your life with Eric Francis.

Aries (March 20-April 19)

No matter what you may think or feel about the progress you're making, you are...

"My definition of learning is discovering that something is possible." —Fritz Perls

Our planet began its passage between Mars and the Sun recently, which astrologers call Mars retrograde. That started April 17 and ends June 29....

Omega: What is the biggest challenge for beginning meditators?

Culadasa: The biggest obstacle of all, without question, is establishing a regular daily practice of a reasonable length. The most important...

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