Spiritual & Holistic Blog / Articles
Blog Banner

Spiritual & Holistic Blog / Articles

The Power of Smudging - How to Smudge

The Power of Smudging - How to Smudge

Posted by Nicholas Breeze Wood

People have burned different herbs and spices to create a cleansing smoke bath, and to purify people, ceremonial space, and ritual objects since the d … read more
Skye Peace Sound Chamber from Vision of Joseph Rael

Skye Peace Sound Chamber from Vision of Joseph Rael

Posted by Ocean Graham

Joseph Rael is a Native American visionary and internationally respected author of many books. His teachings have gained international attention. In h … read more
Interview with Benito Rael (Tiwa) after Sun Moon Dance in UK

Interview with Benito Rael (Tiwa) after Sun Moon Dance in UK

Posted by Benito Rael

Benito Rael is a Native American of Tiwa and Southern Ute decent whose father was a Picuris holy man. The following interview was conducted before the … read more
How are circular Charcoal Discs for burning incense made?

How are circular Charcoal Discs for burning incense made?

Posted by Brett Almond

What is charcoal?Charcoal has been used by humans for millennia. Technically speaking, it’s an impure form of graphitic carbon that is obtained when a … read more
Sacred Smoke & Symbolism of Smoke in different Traditions

Sacred Smoke & Symbolism of Smoke in different Traditions

Posted by Jenny Smedley

Since the dawn of time we’ve been fascinated by smoke. It seems to symbolise our constant striving to reach the heavens, or the beings that might dwel … read more
Interview with founder of Sacred Hoop magazine

Interview with founder of Sacred Hoop magazine

Posted by Nicholas Breeze Wood

Nick Wood is the Editor of Sacred Hoop, a quarterly magazine for those interested in the teachings of indigenous shamanic peoples from around the glob … read more
My Journey to help Lakota Sioux Indians at Pine Ridge USA

My Journey to help Lakota Sioux Indians at Pine Ridge USA

Posted by Brenda Aplin

I have read countless books over the years of the culture of these people and seethed with rage at the atrocities that almost wiped them out during th … read more
How is Incense made & How can I make my own Incense?

How is Incense made & How can I make my own Incense?

Posted by Brett Almond

Incense has been used in various cultures around the world for millennia, and it’s not hard to see why. It can be made in many different ways to creat … read more
Interview with Rob Nairn - leading Buddhist teacher

Interview with Rob Nairn - leading Buddhist teacher

Posted by Rob Nairn

Rob Nairn is an international author and presenter of Buddhism and meditation. He is head representative of the Karma Kagyu lineage in Southern Africa … read more
The different levels of the human mind

The different levels of the human mind

Posted by Helen & Peter Evans

In most of our teachings we speak of the spiritual part of the human as being "perfect, whole and complete". Yet we conduct classes and attend classes … read more
The Practice Of Daily Rituals

The Practice Of Daily Rituals

Posted by Dr. Hazel Alexander

Rituals can be simple or complex, and every religion uses them in some form or another. Yet mentioning the word ‘ritual’ to many people causes them to … read more
A Gradual Awakening - a personal experience of meditation

A Gradual Awakening - a personal experience of meditation

Posted by Johnny Fincham

Meditation is probably more necessary in the modern world, with all it’s pressures and distractions, than ever before in human history. We’re all in s … read more
Common problems for beginners to meditation

Common problems for beginners to meditation

Posted by Bodhipaksa

Everyone's experience is different, but there are some problems that many people face when they are learning meditation. Telling you about these … read more
An exploration of Guided Imagery and Visualization

An exploration of Guided Imagery and Visualization

Posted by Virginia Evangelou

What is Guided Imagery?It’s what we ‘see’ or sense in our imagination. That statement alone is enough to put it in the realm of the unreal, but imagin … read more
Can meditation help you live longer by reducing stress?

Can meditation help you live longer by reducing stress?

Posted by Brett Almond

Science and spiritualism are often thought of as mutually exclusive. However, when it comes to the likes of meditation, they may well go hand in hand. … read more
Finding a great Spiritual Retreat in the UK

Finding a great Spiritual Retreat in the UK

Posted by Brett Almond

People have become more open to the word “spiritual” over recent years. You can appreciate the term or be labelled as spiritual without this meaning t … read more
What is woodland burial? Interview Colney Wood, Norwich

What is woodland burial? Interview Colney Wood, Norwich

Posted by Jenny Plunkett

This interview is conducted while walking around the burial park. Interview by Brett Almond.What is the overall concept of Colney Wood woodland burial … read more