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We want to help you connect to the Higher Self in your daily life, in work and relationships. Below is a selection of informative articles designed to provide you with the information you need to make working with the heart simple, fluid, and easy to navigate.

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The Importance of Imitation: How our Unconscious Behaviors Impact our Children

"Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life, and you will call it fate." - CC Jung Imitation is a natural and potent force, and as parents, it's important  to recognize that we may not always be conscious of whom we imitate and what we project.  When our children are babies we naturally mirror their expressions, movements, and coos to nurture the bonding process. As they grow, we may fail to recognize our own unconscious attitudes, vocabulary, and behaviors being reflected back to us by our children - including qualities we may prefer to disown or deny. It...

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6 Powerful Ways a Mentor Can Help Transform Your Spiritual Growth

“There is a saying in the East: Each student is a seed...

How Can I Change Undesirable Personality Traits?

I have been fostering a spiritual practice for several years. Some of...

How Can I Remain Present and Grounded Through Working with the Higher Self and the Heart?

Through the practice of meditation and connecting with your inner spiritual guide,...

What Is Spirituality, Meditation, or the Higher Self, and How Can These Components Help Me?

Spirituality, meditation, and the Higher Self are related to one another, but are actually...

Are All of Our Negative Patterns of Thinking, Acting and Feeling Part of Our Lower Nature?

Is it correct to say that all of our attachments and all...

What Exactly Is the Higher Self and How Does It Relate to Me?

Your Higher Self is your inner spiritual wisdom – the Wise Mind,...

How Higher Self Yoga Changed My Life: Eleanor’s Story

Eleanor Goud is an artist, recognized for her work in bringing the...

Meet Dr. Susan B. Lord

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our 10 session introductory...

Using Nature to Awaken the Higher Self

“...all forms of artistic beauty can touch our hearts, as can nature....

How Higher Self Yoga Changed My Life: Stephen’s Story

My spiritual journey has been intriguing, to say the least. After HSY’s...

The Difference Between Eastern & Western Yoga, Explained

Yoga has been around for thousands of years, more than 5,000 to...

The Scent of Roses

Note of Introduction: Either through luck or good karma, I was honoured...

How Nannette V. Hucknall Founded Higher Self Yoga

How Nanette V. Hucknall founded Higher Self Yoga is part of the...

The Importance of the Outdoors in Practicing Spirituality

We have always known that a walk in nature can be soothing...

Working with the Higher Self: Reflective Exercises

As you begin your journey in working with the Higher Self, it...

The Importance of the Spoken Word

Tips on how to keep your speech free of negativity. What is...

How Higher Self Yoga Changed My Life: Larson’s Story

Larson Rodgers is lucky to have been brought up by thoughtful and...

How Higher Self Yoga Changed My Life: Tina’s Story

For Tina, Vice President and Executive Director of Higher Self Yoga,  managing...

How Higher Self Yoga Changed My Life: Mario’s Story

Not too long ago, I found myself at a crossroads, pondering existential...

When is the best time to help my child start thinking about Dharma?

Q: Dharma seems to be such a big concept. When is the best time...

Walking in the Sun

Q: Why does a walk in a sunny setting in nature help...

Calming the Chaos and Nurturing the Child’s Mind

Sometimes I observe my son who at times laughs too loudly, speaks...

How I Changed My Career and My Life

Previously I discussed how meditation and spirituality helped me in a search...

How Spirituality and Meditation Helped Me Find Greater Purpose

Not too long ago I was at a crossroads in my life. ...

Nature & Change

Q. Why do plants change? We know that nature is constantly changing,...

How Can I Control My Temper When My Children Misbehave?

Q: What is the HSY perspective about yelling at children. Sometimes after...

Meditating in One Place

Q. Why is it important to meditate in the same place, either...

What Do Meditation and Exercise Have in Common? Everything!

The studies don’t lie: countless times, we see similar benefits and positive...

What is Spiritual Growth, and Why Is It Important?

Spiritual grown, in essence, is the process of developing one’s deeper qualities...

The Higher Self in Healthcare

Introduction Every wisdom tradition on earth, with the curious exception of modern...

NVH Answers: the Age of Peace, Negative Patterns and More (September 2018 Roundup)

In NVH Answers, HSY Founder Nanette V. Hucknall answers your questions regarding...

NVH Answers: Unconditional Love, Your True Inner Self and More (October 2018 Roundup)

In NVH Answers, HSY Founder Nanette V. Hucknall answers your questions regarding relationships,...

How Does Western Psychology Differ From Other Inner Wisdom Approaches?

Every wisdom approach, with the exception of mainstream psychology, refers to a...

How Can I Help People I Care About Who are Struggling?

My heart feels strongest when I think about those I love.  How...

Can the Beauty in Nature Help Me to Connect with My Heart, and Ultimately to My Higher Self?

The heart plays a very crucial role in our ability to connect...

How Can a Yogi Find Their True Inner Self?

By opening the heart and mind to the deep inner wisdom that...

How Can We Utilize the Higher Self in Modern Day Healthcare, Both As the Practitioner and the Patient?

Despite the literal definition of psychology meaning “the study of the soul”,...

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What Does “Unconditional Love” Really Mean?

Unconditional love is not associated with the ego; it is not personal...

What is Psychological Growth, and How Is It Different Than Spiritual Growth?

Psychological growth is the development of a positive relationship with yourself and...

What Is the Spoken Word, and Why Is It Important for Spiritual Growth?

The words we say are far more important than people realize. Laugh...

What If I Already Consider Myself to Be Spiritual?

This inner work seems pretty self-centered. I spend my days working for...