Work & Career

Pat Mitchell, media executive, journalist, and activist, speaks about the fact that when you change a girls life through education, safety, and economics, you change her community and her country.

Shabana Basij-Rasikh, cofounder and president of the School of Leadership, Afghanistan (SOLA) describes the nuances and rewards of reinventing education for girls and young women.

Omega: How did you come to find yoga and yoga service?

Kathryn: I was a naval helicopter pilot and I fell while I was on deployment. Going through the medical separation process [leaving the military for...

Our approach to resilience differs from traditional notions of resilience in an important respect. When we tell people that our work is about helping our clients stay resilient, they often say, “I know someone who is very resilient; she bounced...

Research shows that educators and students can benefit from mindfulness practices in the areas of stress, attention,...

    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...

    “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...

    When we feel that we aren’t good enough, we also fear that we’ll never have enough. Until we feel worthy of the great life we desire, we continue our sabotaging patterns that prevent us from having the love, money, time, energy, health, joy, or...

    Most of us spend the majority of our day working or thinking about work. Often, our jobs can feel like an unruly journey—sometimes exhilarating, other times discouraging, creatively fulfilling, or tragically toxic.

    But, is it the job that...

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