Lifestyle

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.

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Coronavirus: Wisdom of Seasons and the Flu

As students of Hildegard von Bingen, it brings joy to watch her folksy wisdom regain relevance in modern times. While Hildegard lived almost 1,000 years ago, her forward-thinking approach to holistic healing appears less antiquated today.  Her wisdom appears in our nascent understanding of seasons and the flu. Hildegard believed in the concept of Viriditas,…

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A Medieval Nun on Coronavirus

What to Learn from a Medieval Nun on Coronavirus? As fans of Hildegard von Bingen, we harken back to Medieval times for a frame of reference during the corona crisis. Quarantine feels arcane, partly because modern medical advancements elevate us beyond the widespread fear of sickness. We rely on stable systems to provide cures for…

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4 Affordable Holistic Healing Practices to Try at Home

Interested in holistic healing but not sure where to get started? There’s no shortage of holistic and traditional healing practices to explore, but the abundance of options can be overwhelming to those new to ancient medicine. That’s why we’ve compiled this list of holistic healing practices that are easy and affordable to try on your…

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Feeling Exhausted? Why Holistic Healing Might Help You Find Your Feet

For many of us, feeling exhausted is simply a fact of life. Between grueling work hours, long commutes, and the stresses of modern life biting at our heels, fatigue can be a constant state. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Instead of relying on energy drinks and coffee to keep you going through…

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5 Healthy Morning Rituals Inspired by Hildegard

  Morning rituals often determine how we feel for the rest of the day.  We have assembled these 5 rituals inspired by Hildegard of Bingen to help get the day off to a successful start.  Common sense and experience tells us, our morning behavior affects productivity, energy levels, and satisfaction throughout the day.  The beginning…

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The Gut Brain Connection

The Gut Brain Connection

The deep connection between our brains and our guts reflects the concept of interconnectivity. We talk a lot about Hildegard of Bingen’s belief in the interconnectivity of all things in the cosmos.  Her understanding of a micro and macro universe, both simultaneously existing within and around each of us.  The concept of interconnectivity helps resolve our…

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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…

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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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Linn Maxwell

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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