How to Belly Breathe

When it comes to improved digestion, reduced levels of stress, and overall health, the gut is the place to start. But it’s not just about what we put into our bodies. It’s also about unlearning toxic patterns that restrict our oxygen levels, perpetuate stress, and impede whole-body health. According to Allison Post and Stephen Cavaliere, …continue

Letter from the Publisher

Sometimes the collaboration between an author and publisher starts with the tiniest of seeds. Such was the case with Lucinda Herring’s groundbreaking book, Reimagining Death: Stories and Practical Wisdom for Home Funerals and Green Burials. In June 2016 I read a social media post from a close friend of mine. I knew her mother had …continue

Lucinda Herring and Trebbe Johnson in Conversation

NAB authors Lucinda Herring, author of the upcoming book Reimagining Death, and Trebbe Johnson, author of Radical Joy for Hard Times, came together this fall to discuss life, grief, and the connections within their work. Below is their conversation.   Trebbe Johnson (TJ): Lucinda, you and I are both writing about circumstances that many people …continue

Building Resilience with Tarot: An Excerpt from Holistic Tarot

Adapted from Holistic Tarot by Benebell Wen. Using Tarot to Build Resilience Building personal resilience and crisis management tools is a broad topic and not one specific to tarot—but the Seekers who are most inclined to consult a tarot practitioner are typically ones who are troubled. Any little measure that you, the practitioner, can take …continue

Crystal Care, Conjuring, and Crafting from Sacred Medicine Cupboard

Adapted from Sacred Medicine Cupboard Magic is an attempt to understand, experience, and influence the world using rituals, symbols, actions, gestures, and language. Magic can include storytelling, imagination, intention, touch, and ritual. In pagan traditions, a spell is literally linking letters together to make words that spell out your intentions; this pure prose expresses and …continue