What is it?
Our natural surroundings are full of beauty, medicines, shelter, sustenance, resources and spiritual renewal. Being in balance with nature inspires us to walk gently on this earth, and live in harmony with the seasons, rhythms, waters and forests, animals and plant life of our planet.
The body has the inherent ability to establish, maintain, and restore health. This internal healing is supported by our connection with nature. Being in nature restores us, calms us, and gives us perspective.
What to do?
Connecting to nature is always available to us. When we feel the wind on our skin, smell the rain, crunch in the snow, stare at the clouds and trees we are connecting to nature, and we feel its calming restorative power.
Revisit your special places in nature or find new ones. Plan your next vacation for reconnecting to nature. Or, take a half-day and go to the forest, go to the beach, a park and be a part of the wondrous show. Whatever it may be, take a step out of your daily routine and say hello to nature again.