Well being through Eco-Art- Therapy

Engaging in Art about nature deepens the connection with nature and provides well being. Picture courtesy: Wikimedia commons We all have a unique, deep, connection with nature. It could be…

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Engaging with Nature

Engaging with nature is important for life long connection with nature. Courtesy Over the last few weeks, some readers requested more clarity on how to get children to engage with…

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Healing Forests
Healing forests (C) Rani Iyer, 2019

Healing Forests

Healing properties of nature invite people to immerse in nature for rest and rejuvenation. When communities recognize the power of nature to heal, they begin to promote and protect the…

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Building Nature inclusive lifestyle
(C) Rani Iyer, 2019

Building Nature inclusive lifestyle

Building a lifestyle that includes interactions with nature everyday is critical for humans. Photo courtesy Interacting with nature is essential for a healthy life for adults and children. Being in…

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Wilderness Therapy
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Wilderness Therapy

We live in a paradox. On the one hand, we proudly uphold creativity, progress, and civilization that is built on human ingenuity. On the other, we distance ourselves from the…

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Playing Naturally
Playing in nature stimulates many senses.

Playing Naturally

Several studies have shown that being outdoors and interacting with nature has many benefits for people of all ages. In young children, it has multiple benefits, including cognitive, behavioral, and…

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Get out to improve your mood

Getting in contact with nature improves our mood picture courtesy Every Tuesday, in Toronto, a group of people gather in the front steps of an old building. They have sturdy…

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