Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela, psychologist and senior research professor in South Africa served on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. She describes the relationship between forgiveness and transformation.
Sarah Peter is an artist, philanthropist and cofounder of the Omega Women’s Leadership Center. She describes here the internal work of achieving peace.
angel Kyodo williams, the author, activist, and master trainer, describes the internal path to compassion and interdependence.
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.
What is your story and does it get in the way of the unfolding moments of your life? American spiritual teacher Adyashanti asks us to drop the narratives we tell ourselves so we can use our awareness to discern the truth.
Omega: Your work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research. What have you learned in working with and training professionals in the mental health world?
Omega: How can we learn to settle our minds when the world around us is so full of news, information, social media, and more?
Tim Olmsted: When we talk about settling our minds, we need to first develop a...
American spiritual teacher Adyashanti defines two types of awareness—focused awareness and the field of awareness—and says we all have experienced both.
During Week 5 at Omega Costa Rica, work in-depth with Melissa Myozen Blacker and Florence Meleo-Meyer to explore Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and how to apply it in your daily life.
Joan Halifax Roshi, Zen Buddhist priest, author, and founder of the Ojai Foundation and Upaya Zen Center, describes the three "transparencies" of socially engaged, full-hearted Buddhism.