Living A Healthy Lifestyle Through The Teachings Of Hildegard

Within the Healthy Hildegard Lifestyle section, you will find information and resources about Hildegard of Bingen and her journey through her midlife awakening. In addition, we add curated information on practices to seek out and maintain balance, manage stress and emotions, and to better engage and connect with the holistic wellness you desire, so that you can live each day as it unfolds with grace and vitality. Hildegard is known for practicing a healthy lifestyle spiritually and physically, and it is our goal to provide you with space and information to do the same.

Stay tuned for more information in regard to living a healthy lifestyle based off of the teachings and philosophies of our namesake Saint Hildegard von Bingen.

Hildegard Feast Day at The Guest House in Carbondale

In planning for our upcoming Hildegard Feast Day event and workshop at The Guest House in Carbondale, CO, we spent time getting to know Seth O’Donovan, the founder and proprietor of The Guest House.  In fact, we’d had several opportunities to discuss the event with Seth via telephone and by e-mail.   From the very…


The Digital Detox: What is it? And How to do it.

You may not know it yet, but you need to do a digital detox. Don’t worry. We are here to help. We will cover everything you need to know about a digital detox. In this post, we will walk you through the following: What is a Digital Detox? Why a digital detox is necessary now…

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Shanon Sterringer and the Hildegarden

Shanon Sterringer embodies Hildegard’s spirit in ways that would make anyone proud. In addition to her rich academic inquiry, she has takes a practical approach to solving life’s puzzles. Check out her latest project, the Hildegarden.

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In Memory of Linn Maxwell

Over a short period of time, in the last dozen years of her life, Linn Maxwell created and left an overwhelming body of work dedicated to Hildegard of Bingen. She was among the first friendly face that we discovered.

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Hildegard and Medieval Music: A Conversation with Benjamin Bagby

Benjamin Bagby is the Director of Sequentia, one of the world’s most respected and innovative ensembles for medieval music. He was gracious enough to share a few moments with us to discuss his work, his inspiration, and his thoughts on the significance of medieval music as well as our namesake, Hildegard von Bingen. About Benjamin…

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Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing

In Slow Medicine, Dr. Sweet writes with the same familiar voice we discovered in her first book, God’s Hotel. She continues her mission of artfully reintroducing antiquated ways of healing, based on her 40 years of medicine.

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Viriditas Prayer

Viriditas Prayer by Nancy Fierro, a noted pianist, recording artist educator and specialist in the life and work of Hildegard of Bingen.

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Hildegard Movie Review: The Unruly Mystic

The Unruly Mystic, a movie by Michael Conti, reflects the rich tapestry of Hildegard of Bingen’s work in the faces and stories of people from all walks of life as they share their inspiration and wisdom drawn from Hildegard.

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Boulder Fox Institute for Creation Spirituality

The Fox Institute for Creation Spirituality is based on the teachings developed by Matthew Fox, a storied theologian often credited for having reintroduced Hildegard of Bingen’s thinking to a modern western audience.

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A Discussion with Jeanne Marie Spicuzza

Jeanne Marie Spicuzza first found Hildegard of Bingen through Hildegard’s music. While working at a classical music store, Jeanne’s boss handed her a CD of Hildegard’s. From the first song, “Oh How Wonderous” (“O quam mirabilis est”), Jeanne was completely taken by the ethereal sound, she was in awe.

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Conversation with Kim Langley

We recently had the pleasure of a conversation with Kim Langley about her signed book contact for a study group resource on Hildegard of Bingen.

San Francisco Ordo Virtutum

San Francisco Ordo Virtutum

Hildegard of Bingen’s Ordo Virtutum has experienced a renaissance in recent years. Several modern adaptations have appeared, one which was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize. In 2017, the San Francisco Renaissance Voices along with Diana Rowan and Deepak Ram expertly performed a Contemporary Ordo Virtutum.