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Dr. Karen Gedney

MARIA OKORN tells the story of a medical doctor who found her calling behind bars.

3 mins read
Spirituality & Health
Jan/Feb 2021

29 Ways to Let it go....Let it ALL go

Maybe you’ve come across one of those bumper stickers that reads Let That #$!% Go, or you’ve seen a T-shirt with the same expression and a serene image of Buddha. But how to let go?

8 mins read
Spirituality & Health
Sep/Oct 2020

Two Meanings of “the Body Keeps the Score”

THE SOUL OF THERAPY KEVIN ANDERSON, PHD

5 mins read
Spirituality & Health
Sep/Oct 2020

THE ONE MINUTE, ICY COLD PATH OF AWAKENING

(IF YOU STAY WARM AND DRY, IT WILL TAKE 10 MINUTES)

10+ mins read
Spirituality & Health
Sep/Oct 2020

The Speed of Our Age

NOW THAT WE’VE BEEN forced to stop, it’s easier to see how speed thwarts us. For when we become entranced with how quickly things move, we stop listening to what matters. This is how worry feeds itself, how it fills us with psychic noise.

3 mins read
Spirituality & Health
Sep/Oct 2020

HEALING FOR THE GUT

JULIE PETERS describes her experience with SIBO and her long journey back to health.

5 mins read
Spirituality & Health
Sep/Oct 2020

Erin Robinson

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with Brooklyn-based artist Erin Robinson about the corporate world, digital art, and her evolution as an illustrator.

4 mins read
Spirituality & Health
Sep/Oct 2020

CB … X?

CBD is widely available, but it’s hardly the only cannabinoid. MELISSA HOWSAM explores what’s next.

3 mins read
Spirituality & Health
Sep/Oct 2020

E-WELLNESS

From medical appointments to yoga classes, the world has gone virtual— and it’s working. BRANDI-ANN UYEMURA digs into the future of care.

6 mins read
Spirituality & Health
Sep/Oct 2020

Azim Khamisa, the Tariq Khamisa Foundation

“SUSTAINED GOODWILL creates friendship. Sustained friendship creates trust. Sustained trust creates empathy. Sustained empathy creates compassion. Sustained compassion creates peace,” states Azim Khamisa, articulating his Peace Formula.

3 mins read
Spirituality & Health
Sep/Oct 2020

HOLISTIC PRACTICES FOR GRIEF

KATHRYN DRURY WAGNER speaks with trauma expert Kathryn Templeton on how to move from immobilization into balance and harmony.

4 mins read
Spirituality & Health
Sep/Oct 2020

I TEAL YOU

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. The facts: It’s the deadliest gynecological cancer. There is no screening test. Symptoms (if any) are usually vague and easily dismissible, so ovarian cancer often goes undetected in its early stages.

2 mins read
Spirituality & Health
Sep/Oct 2020

Alexandra Eldridge

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum spoke with Santa Fe-based artist Alexandra Eldridge about intuition, illustrating the tarot deck, and the importance of trusting yourself.

3 mins read
Spirituality & Health
July/August 2020

A Mind Shaped By Gardening

Sue Stuart-Smith is a psychiatrist and gardener. Her new book The Well-Gardened Mind explores the power of gardening to change people’s lives.

4 mins read
Spirituality & Health
July/August 2020

12 Ways of Looking at a Garden

Permaculture in an age of change

10+ mins read
Spirituality & Health
July/August 2020

Meals Together at the Long Table

PLANT-BASED CHEF, NUTRITION PROFESSOR, AND RESEARCHER AMY SYMINGTON SHARES HER TAKE ON CREATING MEALS THAT SUPPORT COMMUNITY, CONNECTION, AND HEALTH.

10 mins read
Spirituality & Health
July/August 2020

QUARANTINE COMFORT WITH CBD

Soak for 30 to 45 minutes in a hot bath with CBD-infused soaking salts and drink a lot of water while you’re soaking.

3 mins read
Spirituality & Health
July/August 2020

WOMEN'S MEDITATION (IS THERE SUCH A THING?)

There’s no reason meditating has to be painful, says staff writer JULIE PETERS. As long as you are in your own thoughts and feelings, meditation can happen anywhere.

5 mins read
Spirituality & Health
July/August 2020

Thinking About a Career Change?

19 Ways to Rediscover Your Passion

7 mins read
Spirituality & Health
July/August 2020

COMMUNITY CHAMPION

S&H is recognizing Community Champions in print and online at spiritualityhealth.com, where you can read longer versions of the profiles below.

4 mins read
Spirituality & Health
July/August 2020

Personal Accountability in Chaos - AN INTERVIEW WITH JAMES HOLLIS, PhD

“Central to the agenda of the second half of life is the recovery of permission to really own your own life: to truly feel what you feel, desire what you desire, and to pursue whatever your soul wants you to pursue. For most people, that permission is still very conditional and very remote, and you can’t get it from someone else. It takes a realization: I have to seize my life because it is short—and I’m here to place my energies where my values really are. The current crisis presents an enormous opportunity for encountering oneself and granting that permission—if we can bear it.”

10+ mins read
Spirituality & Health
July/August 2020

Christ and Krishna

Throughout the pandemic, RABBI RAMI has been posting his responses to questions stemming from people’s concerns with COVID-19 in special editions of Roadside Assistance for the Spiritual Traveler at spiritualityhealth.com.

5 mins read
Spirituality & Health
July/August 2020

Lindsay Stripling

S&H editor Ben Nussbaum talked with San Francisco-based artist Linday Stripling about watercolors, dreams, and making the leap to being a full-time artist.

4 mins read
Spirituality & Health
May/June 2020

MORE THAN SKIN DEEP

LAVONNE LEONG bites into the apples of the future.

6 mins read
Spirituality & Health
May/June 2020

MINDFULNESS IN DIFFICULT TIMES

We interviewed SHARON SALZBERG for this issue (see page 70) to honor her remarkable career. With COVID-19 on everyone’s mind as we went to print, she graciously allowed us to share an adapted excerpt from Real Happiness.

5 mins read
Spirituality & Health
May/June 2020

The Healing Power of Rumi

WHEN MELODY MOEZZI WAS HOSPITALIZED, RUMI’S WORDS, READ TO HER AS THEY HAD BEEN HER ENTIRE LIFE BY HER FATHER, OFFERED A PATH TO HEALING.

9 mins read
Spirituality & Health
May/June 2020

The Ocean of Rumi

SCHOLAR OF ISLAM AND RUMI LOVER POURIA MONTAZERI TALKS ABOUT THE CONTEXT THAT’S GETTING LOST IN TRANSLATION.

7 mins read
Spirituality & Health
May/June 2020

DANCING, HEALING

JULIE PETERS talks with Indigenous dance artist Olivia C. Davies about dance as a healing practice.

6 mins read
Spirituality & Health
May/June 2020

The Shift at 60

The change in later life can be just as dramatic and rewarding as the change from adolescence to adulthood. AN INTERVIEW WITH CHARLES GARFIELD, PHD

10+ mins read
Spirituality & Health
May/June 2020

The Way of the Soul

INSPIRED BY RUMI’S POETRY, DEEP CURIOSITY, AND A WISH TO LEARN MORE ABOUT ISLAM, KATE GREEN TRIPP, A SANTA CRUZ-BASED EDITOR AND YOGA TEACHER, TRAVELED TO TURKEY.

7 mins read
Spirituality & Health
May/June 2020