Entries tagged with “Practices”

Create a Living Faith

And see what it feels like to be the author of your own spiritual beliefs.

Daydreams as a Tool for Problem-Solving

Daydreams can be the key to solving social problems, achieving goals, and harnessing creative breakthroughs.

Divine Depiction: The Use of Icons for Prayer and Transformation

More than religious art, iconography is an entry point into divine presence.

Finding Joy in Simplicity

Let go of being weighed down by an overly complicated life.

Fix Your DNA with Meditation and Yoga

A new study suggests that mind-body interventions can reverse a common molecular reaction that causes poor health.

Hand Reflexology for the Full Moon

The energy of the Full Moon invites a release of all that no longer serves us. Energize these hand reflexology points to support a feeling of gratitude, expansion, and letting go.

Hand Reflexology for the Waning Moon

The Waning Moon invites reflection and introspection. This slower pace is supported by activating hand reflexology points that release tension held in the sacrum, shoulders, and knees.

Hand Reflexology Practice for the New Moon

Cultivate a calm, clear mind and activate your pineal gland while setting powerful and balanced intentions with the new moon through hand reflexology and aromatherapy practice.

Hand Reflexology Practice for the Waxing Moon

Try these hand reflexology points that support the energy of the Waxing Moon and cultivating a calm, balanced, and secure state so that energy is used for creating momentum on your chosen path.

Holistic Practices for Grief

Kathryn Drury Wagner speaks with trauma expert Kathryn Templeton on how to move from immobilization into balance and harmony.

How to Cope With the Loneliness of This Season

Loneliness is hitting especially hard during these holidays. Here are some ways to cope.

How to Create Your Own Personal Mythology

Every worldview, whether religious or cultural, is steeped in the structure of a story. Christians, for example, elevate the value of love through the archetype of Jesus, the ultim…

How to Live Your Truth Every Day

The most meaningful thing for me is to live my truth. To know that I’m living what I value, I’m doing things I believe in, and I’m doing them now rather than waiting. And to know t…

Humbling Reminders to Live Heavily Meditated

“Buddha was right: difficulty and suffering keep coming at us in small and large ways. If we’re not doing daily practice, we will just get better at adding to our suffering.”

Imagery as a Spiritual Practice

Let your imagination lead you into an inner realm of emotional discovery and spiritual growth.

Iwígara: Embracing the Spirituality of Plants

Thinking of botanical entities as relatives, what might we learn from connecting to our earth-tethered kin?

Lacking Self-Love? Adopt These 7 Habits

As the chocolate buzz of Valentine’s Day fades, I find myself thinking about radical acts of self-love. Over the last week I’ve polled my friends, asking them for their take on the…

Lean Into Wisdom

Thomas Hübl spoke with S&H about overcoming generations of trauma.

Magical, Not Mundane: Daily Rituals and Children

By Dana M. ZipkinAs a mom to three children under the age of six, I’ve grown to appreciate those daily rituals that seem so ordinary: preparing breakfast, going to the park after s…

No Chew Mondays: A Way to Fast

The practice of taking a break from solid foods has important heath, spiritual, and mental benefits.