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 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 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, […]
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 5, 2019

Contribution Changes Children

Andrew J. Fuligni, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at UCLA, writes for The Conversation, explaining how his studies helped him discover that adolescents and teenagers have […]
April 27, 2019

Ecofeminism 101

Ecofeminism is simply a feminist approach to understanding ecology. It can be seen as a “new term for ancient wisdom” and was developed in the 1970s […]
April 25, 2019

Plant Life: An Exercise in Empathy

The famous botanist George Washington Carver said, “All flowers talk to me and so do hundreds of little living things in the woods. I learn what […]
April 13, 2019

What We Can Learn from the Phases of the Moon

In a world where living and sleeping indoors by artificial light is the norm, it can be easy to forget about the natural powers of the […]
April 9, 2019

Nature as the Original Maternal Force

“I remember feeling like pieces of me were scattered around the world; I belonged to her, Mother Earth.” Raquel Cepeda wrote this in reference to her […]
March 29, 2019

Having Fun In Recovery: The Challenge

Drugs and alcohol change the way our brain perceives and creates signals of pleasure, which dictates our enjoyment of life. Quite literally, in the first months […]
February 24, 2019

Burnout is a Real and Dangerous Thing

In our online society where the world is accessible 24/7, it’s easy to kid ourselves into thinking that our energy is also inexhaustible. But we are […]
February 16, 2019

Go to the Woods for the Answers You Seek

Who among us has not desired to live a full and healthy life, one filled with meaning and discovery? As humans, there is something innate in […]