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.

Hildegarden

Meggie’s Hildegarden

My Inspiration, My Hildegarden Reading through Healthy Hildegard, I cannot help but to be inspired. Hildegard of Bingen was near my age when she came into her own. For me, midlife has brought a lot of reflection. I have come to realize that I have made it this far by playing by some set of…

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What is Hildegards creative power

What is Hildegard’s Creative Power?

“We cannot live in a world that is not our own, in a world that is interpreted for us by others. An interpreted world is not home. Part of the terror is to take back our own listening, to use our own voice, to see our own light.” – Elaine Bellezza, on Hildegard Hildegard’s Creative…

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Hildegard of Bingen Viriditas

What is Hildegard’s Viriditas?

“O most honored Greening Force, You who roots in the Sun; You who lights up, in shining serenity, within a wheel that earthly excellence fails to comprehend. You are enfolded in the weaving of divine mysteries. You redden like the dawn and you burn: flame of the Sun.” –  Hildegard von Bingen, Causae et Curae Viriditas:…

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Hildegarden Medieval Garden

Hildegard’s Medieval Garden

Hildegard of Bingen believed that our food was the best medicine to prevent illness and maintain overall health. In her work, Physica, she dedicated a section on plants and grains she believed to possess healthy properties and healing powers. Though she would study 230 plants in Physica, there were a handful of plants she believed to…

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Subconscious Virtues

Hildegard’s 35 Subconscious Virtues

Hildegard believed in a holistic approach to wellness. Her notion of living a good life was based on the concept that wellness was the natural result of the choices and actions people make every day. Wellness is lived, through the pursuit of a virtuous life that is constantly seeking balance and moderation.

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gardening crafts

5 Gardening Crafts Using Reclaimed Materials

Hildegard of Bingen was a lover of all things related to gardening, from the process to the final product.  Gardening captures nature’s creative force of Viriditas.  Here are some gardening crafts that add another element to the process and some creative power to your garden. Gardening Crafts After you’ve transitioned to spelt coffee, you can turn…

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Vernal Equinox

Spring Vernal Equinox

Vernal Equinox, from the Latin aequinoctium, aequus (equal) and nox (night), was March 20th this year in 2016. It marks the beginning of astronomical spring, which is when the position of the Earth and Sun, results in (almost) equal daylight and darkness.

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Healthy Goals

Healthy Goals in Six Steps

Perhaps by now you have incorporated your new year’s resolution into your daily life. Or maybe you are like most people and have already let the idea slide out of reach. That’s ok. We are here to help you bring your vision back into focus by setting healthy goals.

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a holistic approach

A Holistic Approach from Hildegard

Our purpose is simple: we intend to guide you through ancient wisdom, long forgotten ways of living, and modern practical applications to enrich the quality of your daily life. Our mission is to become a deep resource for physical and spiritual wellness, offering a holistic approach to wellness, which is worthy of our namesake. Unified under our Guiding Principles, this site provides practical, purposeful, actionable information and resources to our readership with honesty, integrity, and passion.

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Hildegard principles

Guiding Principles

Technology has given us a great gift of virtual connectivity but we must not let the virtual supplant the real. We desire to connect with intent and purpose to improve lives as they are lived in the physical spaces we share.

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Hildegard Easter

Happy Hildegard Viriditas Easter

If you celebrate Easter, consider how the resurrection can inspire you to create growth in your life, to encourage the greening of viriditas in yourself and those around you.

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Happy Solstice Day

Happy Solstice Day!

The ideas of rebirth, creation, and spiritual fire associated with the winter solstice can be powerful inspiration for us as we look for ways to begin anew. The challenge can be to create a happy solstice day.

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