Tag Archives: emotional wellbeing

Mindful Photography – an emotional journey of self-discovery, slowing down and soft fascination

Blossom photo

As we closed the call, I felt utterly bereft. A wave of intense emotion swept through me, as my connection to the group was severed. Yes, I have always found goodbyes difficult, but the strength of my reaction was not something I’d anticipated. It almost knocked the breath out of me, as it whooshed up […]

What can Bach Flower Remedies do for you?

For National Tree Week earlier in December, I met with several other practitioners who, like me, work together with trees for health-boosting purposes. Ros Thompson has been a qualified Bach Flower Practitioner since 2013 and a holistic therapist since 2005 (she’s also a Reiki Master and Kinesiologist!). Since the pandemic hit, she has been working […]

Trying Forest Therapy for the first time…

Lindsey Hood touching tree

🌳 Guest blog from Lindsey, a Life and Executive Coach at www.lindseyhood.net. I have just come back from one of the most beautiful experiences I have ever had. I spent 3 wonderful hours in Itchen Valley Country Park with the amazing Sonya (and 4 other participants) for some Forest Therapy. 🌳 What is Forest Therapy? […]

FOREST THERAPY: 5 GOOD REASONS YOU NEED IT IN YOUR LIFE NOW!

A woodland scene

  The healing power of nature is now reliably linked to positive long-term health benefits. Evidence shows nature can ward off stress, depression and anxiety, diabetes, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), cancer, heart disease…. and I could go on. And sadly, the inverse is true as well. The importance of human connection to nature cannot be […]

How powerful can a relationship with nature really be?

Have you ever felt unhappy without understanding why? I am certain that being disconnected from the natural world and spending so much time indoors affects us in ways we are only just beginning to understand. There is a way to ease the suffering, and you can get started right now!  This is part 2 of […]

Hello and welcome to Adore Your Outdoors

Sonya Dibbin

This is my first ever blog post! Some years ago a psychic told me I would write professionally and the name Wood was going to be significant…..little did I know they were seeing me blogging about becoming a Forest Therapy guide! I’m Sonya, I’m a certified forest therapy guide and I run Adore Your Outdoors and […]