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Topics related to improving and supporting our health and well-being through a sustainable and restorative natural environment. The health of our planet is directly related to the health of ourselves – physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.

Nature Deficit Disorder

An interesting and informative article from the Children & Nature Network by Richard Louv, first published in The New Nature Movement. Nature Deficit Disorder, why we need nature in order to be sane, thriving human beings and how to bring

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Meditation + Compassion = Happiness for all

You may have heard it before or read about it but perhaps you still haven’t internalized the simple reality that being more mindful and compassionate results in happiness for YOU as well as others. 1. Spend time each day to

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2015

On this day, the 25th of December, 2014 I would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and all the very best in 2015. Much has happened in 2014, we have seen some real progress towards addressing climate

Posted in Everyday Sustainability, Health and Wellbeing

Finding Medicine in Nature – Forest-bathing for Stress Reduction

The Japanese are very cognizant of nature, it’s value and connection to their own well-being.  Many traditions in Japan involve appreciating and connecting with nature in it’s various seasons and representations.  Honouring the gifts from nature, understanding humanity’s role within

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