Hildegard recognized the importance of purposefully inviting healthy sleep. She believed that a good mood and positive thoughts prior to sleep would lend to positive dreams and increase the potential for prophecy and visions. Conversely, ignoring the requisite balance throughout the day or harboring negative thoughts prior to sleep results in restless sleep and nightmares, which she believed to be unresolved conflict or needs.
Turns out her sleep secrets have stood the test of time.
For strength of spirit, Hildegard considered regular dynamic meditation in nature as a powerful source of health and vitality. Hildegard of Bingen saw nature as a manifestation of the divine. It was in this divine healing power of nature and the transfer of energy from plants to humans, that she saw as a principal means to embrace the…Read More