Your Spiritual Path

Are You Spiritually Healthy?

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Julie Haber, M.Div

You eat well. You work out. You find ways to de-stress. You consider yourself “healthy.” But when was the last time you thought about your spiritual health?

Create Your Own Spiritual Rituals

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Julie Haber, M.Div

Spiritual rituals hold meaning—they resonate with us—and it’s important for our spiritual health and overall happiness to engage in some on a regular basis. What can become a spiritual ritual may surprise you—and may be something you’re already doing.

Exploring Spirituality Later in Life

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Julie Haber, M.Div

Connecting with something greater than yourself can contribute to health and happiness—even if it only begins when you’re older. Julie Haber, M. Div, director of spirituality at Canyon Ranch in Tucson, explains.

Healing and the Role of Prayer

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Ann Pardo, M.A., L.P.C., B.C.C.

What health benefits can prayer offer? You may already turn to prayer to find strength during difficult periods, but there is increasing evidence to suggest that prayer may also reduce stress, alleviate pain and ease the symptoms of some chronic health conditions.

Practicing Spirituality as a Family

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Julie Haber, M.Div

Julie Haber, M.Div., Canyon Ranch’s director of spirituality, sees the family as where good health—across all dimensions: physical, emotional, mental and spiritual—begins.

The Healing Power of Nature

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Ann Pardo, M.A., L.P.C., B.C.C.

People have long been interested in the healing power of nature. Studies show that it can reduce stress, improve overall feelings of wellbeing and happiness, raise your energy level and even increase your capacity for caring.

What Is Spirituality?

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Julie Haber, M.Div

Defining the concept of spirituality is difficult, but Canyon Ranch Director of Spirituality Julie Haber, M.Div, offers a holistic approach.

Working with a Spiritual Counselor

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Julie Haber, M.Div

Many of us know how beneficial it can be to work with a mental health professional—especially when you’re trying to navigate your way through a life crisis. Here's another resource you may not have considered before: a spiritual counselor.

Your Spiritual Practice: Forgiveness

Written by 
Canyon Ranch Staff
Canyon Ranch Reviewer: 
Julie Haber, M.Div

How can you turn forgiveness into a spiritual practice? Canyon Ranch’s Julie Haber, M.Div, offers advice on to help you let others, and yourself, off the hook.