We all innately know that spending time in nature is good for us. We feel the benefits, physically, emotionally and spiritually. The science is also accumulating to back up what we feel, showing that spending time outdoors reduces the stress hormone cortisol, improves immunity, reduces inflammation, improves mood and more.
However, simply spending time outdoors is just the tip of a wealth of wellbeing outcomes possible by reconnecting with the natural world. The University of Derby and National Trust published research in 2020 showing that nature connectedness has a far greater impact on our wellbeing than simply spending time outdoors… but what is nature connectedness – and how do we go about it?
A nature connection or forest bathing guide, will guide you into experiences in the natural world that help you to quieten your mind, awaken your senses and become fully present with the nature around you. Helping you to feel more connected to the nature around you and more deeply connected to your true nature.
Nature connection & forest bathing can help you to:
- Build resilience through changing times
- Bring peace, quiet and calm to a busy mind
- Soothe the nervous system
- Experience more joy in life, even when times are tough
- Create a life of meaning, connection and belonging