“You seem so... fine,” a woman tells me after my bookstore reading, a stunned look on her face. The girl she’d read about in my memoir got into a car with a stranger at age 8, dropped acid at 12, and got evicted with her family twice before she...

Brené Brown, known for her groundbreaking research on vulnerability, shame, courage, and authenticity, says that our happiness depends on our willingness to make ourselves...

No summer table is complete without the three major condiments: ketchup, mustard, and mayonnaise. The standard versions of these favorites come in plastic bottles and usually contain sugar and high fructose corn syrup along with soybean oil—a...

As I hiked, I tried to force myself not to think about the things that hurt—my shoulders and upper back, my feet and hips—but I succeeded for only short bursts of time. As I traversed the eastern flank of Mount Jenkins, I paused several times to...

In front of Natvar on the floor was a shiny wooden rectangular box with a short keyboard—black and white keys like on a small piano. On the other side of the masking-tape aisle sat Mark cross-legged in front of an oblong drum, the kind with two...

The process of not only finding your passion—but also pursuing it—is a gestalt with many interconnected qualities. For most leaders I’ve...

Omega: You are in your mid-70s and very healthy. Do you think there's a way to feel your age, or even feel old, while maintaining a sense of grace and vitality?

Mimi: We hope to have grace and vitality...

On opening night of my first professional show, I stood backstage at the Circle in the Square Theatre on Broadway and peered out from the wings at the gathering crowd. I was very young and very frightened. As the house lights dimmed, I felt a...

Drinking freshly prepared juice is one of the most effective ways to cleanse your body of toxins while regenerating new cellular growth. When combining a variety of fresh fruits and leafy greens in a juice, you drink in an alkalizing, nutritious...

Omega: What's your writing process like? Do you allocate time every day to writing?

Richard: I write in spurts. There's the adage that writers need to write every day, but I think that needs some...