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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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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Jeanne Marie Spicuzza

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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Kim Langley

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.

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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.

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Traditional German Medicine

Traditional German Herbal Medicine

Traditional German Herbal Medicine is a practice and research area that incorporates the various disciplines and practices of natural medicine that have developed over time. Discover the principles of German holistic health and wellness.

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Tenets Traditional German Medicine

5 Modern Tenets of Traditional German Medicine

Germany’s oldest tradition, Klosterheilkunde continues to surprise modern scientists.  The positive momentum in natural heath and wellness include the following tenets of Traditional German Medicine.

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Balance Discretio with Discretion

The ancient principle of discretio has deep spiritual roots but is also timeless in its value as an actionable practice for modern living. Finding the right measure in all things poses a unique challenge to our modern harried lifestyles.

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Contemporary Ordo Virtutum

A Contemporary Ordo Virtutum

This contemporary take on Ordo Virtutum, performed alongside Diana Rowan and the San Francisco Renaissance Voices, takes an interesting twist as it incorporates the sounds of traditional North Indian (Hindustani) classical music for which Deepak is famous.

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Giving hardwired happiness

A study conducted by researches at the University of Zurich illuminates some of the neural hardwiring connecting giving and happiness.

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Hildegard’s Joy of Giving

What is the secret to happiness? This is a timeless question that continues to escape the confines of a simple answer. But what if the secret is actually not a secret? What if the secret is not one thing, but instead many potential things within our grasp every single day? While philosophers and deep thinkers…

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