Loung Ung, author and human rights activist, and Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, South African psychologist and senior professor, discuss remorse, empathy, and healing their experiences of the Khmer Rouge and Apartheid.

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...

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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Isabel Allende, acclaimed novelist and lifelong human rights advocate, talks about the turning of anger and grief into creative healing as an artist and mother.

Omega Center for Sustainable Living: What is radical reciprocity?

Matt: When most people think about reciprocity, they think about how a relationship can be of mutual benefit to the people involved. This...

Self-hatred is the hidden underbelly of all the violence and nastiness in the world.

Self-hatred may seem like too strong a word to some. "I have a little self-doubt," you may say, "but I don't hate myself." Yet if you doubt, judge, or...

The pathway was simple. We came here through our parents. As children of our parents, we are connected to something vast that extends backward in time, literally to the beginning of humanity itself. Through our parents, we are plugged into the...

I’ve been professionally communicating intuitively with animals for more than 17 years, and casually communicating with them for my entire life.

Working with thousands of animals and their humans has created a unique opportunity for me: I...

Gloria Steinem, writer, activist, and women’s rights movement leader, reminds us that the work done in the home has to be counted as productive labor in our economy.

Riane Eisler, an eminent social scientist and activist, attorney, and author, explains why it's crucial to count life-sustaining labor as productive work in the economics of society.