June 27, 2019

How Much Time in Nature is Enough?

Naturalist and philosopher Henry David Thoreau wrote, “I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct […]
June 24, 2019

How Nature Increases Confidence in Teens

As teens, we often compare ourselves to others. Competitive sports, high school cliques, and simply the complicated nature of being a teenager in America can be […]
June 22, 2019

Finding Balance Between Masculine and Feminine Energies Through Spending Time in Nature

Confucius said, “Yin and yang, male and female, strong and weak, rigid and tender, heaven and earth, light and darkness, thunder and lightning, cold and warmth, […]
June 21, 2019

The Benefits of Therapy can Change Your Life

Are you on the fence about seeking help for behavior, mood, or other issues that are impacting your life? Maybe you’re not sure that looking into […]
June 20, 2019

Mindfulness-Based Practiced to Get You in Touch with Nature

Mindfulness can be defined as the act of being present in the moment while acknowledging your thoughts and feelings calmly and without judgment. You can practice […]
June 17, 2019

How Spending Time in Nature Makes Us More Creative

Creativity is often a word we associate with self-described artists or poets. However, the word creativity simply means the use of the imagination or original ideas. […]
June 15, 2019

Activating the Senses with Nature

When we live our lives primarily indoors, our senses can become dull and out of touch. Why is this a problem? Seeing, tasting, touching, smelling, and […]
June 13, 2019

Climbing Mountains and Overcoming Addiction

When John Muir wrote, “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is […]
June 11, 2019

How Sunlight Impacts Your Mood

Poets write about it. Scholars muse about it. Musicians sing about it. The sun gives us life, the four seasons, and is the star which our […]
June 9, 2019

Mother Earth: A Meditation

Sometimes we get so caught up in the nitty-gritty that it becomes easy to forget we live on a fascinating, life-giving planet that is surrounded by […]
June 7, 2019

Embrace the Feminine via The Ocean: A Meditation

When we are sitting at the beach, looking out at the vastness of the ocean, we can only see a small part of the whole. Likewise, […]
June 5, 2019

What Science Says About Earthing

Earthing, also known as grounding, is a fancy term for connecting your barefeet to the ground. Before we existed as primarily indoor creatures, we were in […]
June 3, 2019

How Increased Technology Use Decreases Mental Health in Teens

Over the course of the past few decades, we’ve seen tremendous technological advances. We spend hours scrolling through Instagram, sending text messages to friends, watching TV, […]
June 1, 2019

How Spending Time in the Wilderness Increases Mental Health in Adolescents

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 50 percent of all mental health disorders begin at the age of 14 and 20 percent of adolescents […]
May 29, 2019

Nature, Healing, and Going to the Edges of the Self

Attaining what you never dreamed was possible is an exhilarating feeling. If you have been fearful of nature, doubtful of your ability to survive in her, […]
May 25, 2019

Wilderness as Endless Rebirth

Emily Dickinson said, “Sunrise: day’s great progenitor.” It’s often too easy to forget that we were born of nature. Sunrise gives birth to the day, as […]
May 21, 2019

Disconnect to Connect

In our modern moment, we are plugged in. Technically speaking, we are more connected than we’ve ever been. We can say hi to an acquaintance across […]
May 19, 2019

Re-Wilding the Feminine Archetype Through the Wilderness

With civilization comes the un-wilding of the once free-roaming, intense, high spirited, exalted feminine principle. When we say “feminine” we are not strictly talking about females. […]