Relationships & Family

Hear the story of a feud involving at-risk teens, stolen bikes, and a pair of bolt cutters. Holistic Life Foundation cofounder Atman Smith provides a real life example of how minfulness can be a useful tool for conflict resolution.

 

Omega: Can you define military sexual trauma and discuss its prevalence?

Lori: Military sexual trauma (MST) is defined by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs as “psychological trauma which...resulted from...

Omega: How can the second agreement, “Don’t take anything personally,” be useful for us when it comes to family members and friends?

don Miguel Jr.: My father taught me that I’m responsible to the tips of...

A miracle is a shift in thinking, a shift from fear to love.

At first glance that sounds a bit ridiculous. How does shifting a thought cause a miraculous change?

And yet it does that exactly. For every thought we think creates form...

Hope has a bad name these days among certain teachers.

On the one hand, it seems to suggest wishful thinking that distracts us from a sober assessment of reality and fosters unrealistic expectations. As Nietzsche put it, “Hope is the...

Omega: What is one way to build intimacy as a couple?

Tracey: We build intimacy through the eyes, so spend some time eye-to-eye, face-to-face with your partner, just falling back in love with them. When...

The twin mystique, is a term that I’ve coined to describe how people romanticize twinship. Many people feel that twins have an unbreakable bond, telepathic intimacy, they are best friends, soul mates forever, and they are never alone....

A Union of Ideals

By the grace of many Eastern traditions, teachers, and ancestors, white Western dharma communities have at their disposal profoundly liberating teachings and practices that have the power to sever at...

Oscar Award-winning actress and social change activist Jane Fonda talks to Eve Ensler about the importance of raising young boys to be emotionally engaged men in our culture.

Activist, youth educator and cofounder of A Call to Men, Tony Porter describes how sexism and racism are related and the importance of collaboration in ending all forms of discrimination.

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