Relationships & Family | Omega
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Omega: How can the principles of attachment theory help with the dating process?

Stan: If we understand how people work—not just me or this person, but all people—that’s a huge...

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The #MeToo movement caused a cultural revelation about the prevalence of sexual harassment and assault against women. #MeToo is a teachable moment wherein we can learn how to better communicate about sex and consent as individuals and as a...

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It happens on most Fridays during the Omega Institute’s season, right behind the Dining Hall.

A car pulls up.

Volunteers step out.

And they begin loading large, plastic containers filled with frozen meals into...

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Omega: Why are rituals important to relationships?

Stan: Rituals bring families together and make us feel connected and safe. Taking your shoes off before going into the house, having a family dinner...

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Watch Imago Relationship Therapy cofounder Harville Hendrix explain why we so deeply yearn to connect with a partner and how we can do a better job of it.

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Omega: What role does pleasure play in embracing our sexuality?

Cyndi: Pleasure comes from a variety of sources, not just sexual. There are rituals of pleasure that you can transfer to anything—from...

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Since 2008, the Mindfulness & Education Conference has brought together people working in schools to further their learning of mindfulness and Social and Emotional Learning practices....

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Omega: How can attachment theory, which is about how we relate to our primary caregivers as a child, help us understand our adult relationships?

Stan: Our attachment styles get hard-...

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My daughter Amma shimmies around the kitchen with one hand on her hip and the other on the back of her head. She strikes several suggestive poses while shouting, “I’m sexy and I know it. Oh yeah, oh yeah!” I recognize this as the chorus to a...