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How do you shift the culture of a school to be more mindful? Ali Smith explains how the Holistic Life Foundation goes into schools, to not only teach children and teens mindfulness meditation practices, but also train their teachers and...

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The woods surrounding Omega are filled with enchanted groves where the “Little Forest People” live. The Little Forest People Rangers are looking for campers to help create woodland structures for the Little Forest People, drum, sing, spot...

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Mellody Hobson, President of Ariel Investments, Chair of the board of directors of DreamWorks Animation, and a national voice on economics, describes the importance of making the value of money, and saving, apparent to younger generations.

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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...

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Educator Amelia Gallagher has experienced the benefits of mindfulness for herself and her students firsthand. Her participation at Omega's conferences gave her inspiration and then support to make a difference in the lives of students with...

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    1. Connect: Checking in With My Feelings

    Take a quiet moment for yourself to investigate how you are feeling. Sit in a way that is steady and comfortable. Choose whether to put your hands in your lap, by your...

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    “Papa, what’s your battle plan?” My granddaughter Natalia has asked me that question for the three years we’ve been having imaginary galactic battles. Her army is mainly Pokémon, popular characters that come to us from Japan. They have strengths...

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    Childhood, especially ages 2-10, is a time of exploration, experimentation, and curiosity. It’s a natural period of learning when children attempt to make meaning of their outer and inner worlds. Yoga can help children harness the enthusiasm and...