Debbie Ford’s Shadow Process Retreat Comes to San Diego in November

The life-changing, 3-day retreat created by bestselling author Debbie Ford is coming to San Diego, Calif, Nov. 15-17, 2013, and will be delivered by Kelley Kosow, Chief Creative Officer of The Ford Institute.

The Shadow Process allow one to make peace with the past by being guided to explore and heal issues keeping them from experiencing the truth and pace of the authentic self, according to the Ford Institute.

During the retreat, you will:

— Uncover the shadows that keep you joyless and holding on to the past
— Own the parts of yourself that continue to rob you of love, intimacy and success
— Embrace the power of your authentic true nature
— Learn proven techniques to move beyond your fears
— Heal your heart from painful relationships
— Rediscover your passion for life

For more information, visit


Omega Institute to Hold Annual Omega NYC April 20-22

The Omega Institute is heading back to New York City for its annual Omega NYC conference – and this time 16 teachers will be on hand at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers, April 20–22, 2012.

Also, for the first time ever, Omega plans to broadcast live from the Women & Happiness workshop, so people around the world can watch for free online as renowned author Brené Brown presents “The Anatomy of Joy.”

Omega NYC begins Friday evening at 8:00 p.m. with a keynote talk, “With An Open Heart,” by Elizabeth Lesser, author of “Broken Open” and co-founder of Omega, as well as a special performance by musician David Wilcox.

Participants at Omega NYC dive deeper on Saturday and Sunday, when they can choose from one of seven in-depth workshops:

– Women and Happiness: The Give & Take of Finding Joy: Elizabeth Lesser, Carla Goldstein, Geneen Roth, Brené Brown*, Loung Ung, Gretchen Steidle Wallace, and Leslie Salmon Jones

– Loving What Is: Byron Katie

– Touching the Unseen World: Discovering Your Spiritual Self: James Van Praagh

– Energy Medicine: A Hands-On Workshop: Donna Eden and David Feinstein

– Breaking Through the Shadow of Fear: Debbie Ford

– Crazy Sexy Life: Creating a Daily Self-Care Game Plan: Kris Carr and Nicolas Ortner

– Meditation Skills for Life: Sharon Salzberg

To sign up for the live online event, featuring Brené Brown’s “The Anatomy of Joy,” or to register for a workshop, visit