Ben Nussbaum

Ben Nussbaum is the editor of Spirituality & Health.

From the Editor: Zooming Out

Spirituality & Health's head editor talks about ways to find new perspective…

Featured Artist: Katherine Dunn

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with Maine-based artist Katherine Dunn about h…

Featured Artist: Lucy Campbell

We spoke with Lucy Campbell about Northern influences, diversity, and her possib…

Friendship Flattens Hills, and Romantic Love for Friends

An Interview and Excerpt with Dr. Marisa G. Franco

From the Editor: A Trust-the-Reader Approach

Our readers know a lot about a lot. And we trust them to explore what they don’t…

Featured Artist: Shelley Kommers

S&H Editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with Los Angeles-based artist Shelley Kommers …

From the Editor: Favorite Sounds

Let’s all listen a little more carefully.

Featured Artist: Alena Hennessy

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with North Carolina–based artist Alena Henness…

From the Editor: Getting Witchy

From oracle decks to witches to all things somatic and body-based.

Featured Artist: Jess Polanshek

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with artist Jess Polanshek about drawing porcu…

From the Editor: Engaging Columns

What does it take to write an engaging column?

Featured Artist: Leila Rose Fanner

South African artist Leila Rose Fanner talks about symmetry, race, getting in fl…

re/VIEW: Buffy Sainte-Marie

1960s folk singer Buffy Sainte-Marie reflects on her life, career, and breaking …

From the Editor: What Makes a Successful Interviewer?

S&H is no stranger to interviews.

Featured Artist: Tracy Verdugo

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with Australian artist Tracy Verdugo about evo…

Re/VIEW: Robert Thurman

Thurman’s odyssey is remarkable and ongoing.

“Through Relationship”

Celebrated writer Ruth Ozeki’s latest novel, The Book of Form and Emptiness, con…

From the Editor: earth and Earth

“Language is an imprecise tool. Sometimes it buckles a little under the strain o…

Featured Artist: Kim Ferreira

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with New Hampshire-based artist Kim Ferreira a…

From the Editor: Pilgrimage

“Despite the English language’s overstocked lexicon, no other word conveys the c…

Featured Artist: Lisa Muller

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with Philadelphia-based Lisa Muller about plat…

Chopra, Mincolla, and Bresson on The Way of Miracles

How do you heal? The Way of Miracles suggests a better kind of recovery. …

From the Editor: The Transition Is Here

S&H Editor-in-Chief Ben Nussbaum reflects on happiness and transition as the…

Featured Artist: Adrian Landon Brooks

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with Wimberley, Texas-based Adrian Landon Broo…

From the Editor: Sacred Rest

I don’t think of wellness as requiring a lot of new insights or cutting-edge sci…

Featured Artist: Flora Bowley

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum and Portland-based artist Flora Bowley spoke about t…

The Rest Story

The foundation of mental, physical, and spiritual health is rest. Four rest expe…

“Radical” at Its Roots

S&H Editor in Chief Ben Nussbaum reflects on the word “radical” at its roots…

Featured Artist: Carmen García Gordillo

With an assist from Google Translate, S&H editor Ben Nussbaum and Spanish ar…

How to See (What I See)?

See what I see? It's natural to want to pass our vision of the world onto those …

Featured Artist: Duy Huynh

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with Charlotte-based artist Duy Huynh about me…

Featured Artist: Erin Robinson

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with Brooklyn-based artist Erin Robinson about…

Beautiful Dreamer

Books We Love: Andrew Holecek

No, I’m America

“Nobody was shooting at me. I wasn’t afraid of being arrested at any moment. And…

Featured Artist: Alexandra Eldridge

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with Santa Fe-based artist Alexandra Eldridge …

Your Very Own Chain of Sorrow

John Prine passed away Tuesday night after fighting COVID-19.

COVID-19 and the Truth About Happiness

Finding perspective on COVID-19.

Featured Artist: Mary Alayne Thomas

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum talked with Portland-based artist Mary Alayne Thomas…

Featured Artist: Andrea D’Aquino

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum chatted with this issue’s featured artist, Andrea D’…

Some Favorites from 2019

S&H Editor Ben Nussbaum shares his favorite stories from 2019.…

A President Who Thinks Outside the Pew

Will there ever be a U.S. President who sits outside mainstream Christianity? Th…

Featured Artist: Estée Preda

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum talked with this issue’s featured artist, Estée Pred…

Eat Well, Laugh a Lot

Mark Hyman and Mia Lux are trying to make people healthier—body and soul. …

The Apostle Paul: A Misunderstood Progressive?

"In this narrative, Paul—the man formerly known as Saul who had a dramatic conve…

From the Editor

S&H is increasing its parenting-related content. Editor Ben Nussbaum explain…

Featured Artist: Jennifer Davis

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum talked with Minneapolis-based artist Jennifer Davis …

re/VIEW: Jimmie Dale Gilmore

Jimmie Dale Gilmore talks with S&H about his unusual career and his own pers…

A Changing Spirituality & Health

A (slightly) new direction for S&H involves a lot of familiar names and face…

Featured Artist Deedee Cheriel

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum chatted with Deedee about her spiritual journey and …