Tag Archives: nature is good for you

Keep the Forest Alive at Home using Essential Oils

For National Tree Week earlier in December, I met with several other practitioners who, like me, work together with trees for health-boosting purposes. The second person I spoke with was Annika Vincent who’s also based in Winchester, Hampshire. She discovered the benefits of dōTERRA essential oils around 3 years ago while using them to support […]

Liz’s poem about her Shinrin-Yoku experience with Adore Your Outdoors!

Tree trunk covered in rich, damp moss with Adore Your Outdoors logo

Shinrin-Yoku (Forest Bathing) with Sonya 🌿The mind? It may well fight –its churning turning into ‘what a wastejust standing on this spot for agesI’d be better writing pages’ –but forest bathing’s gentle stagesstart and end with slowand take you where you never thought to go… 🌿The heart? It now delightswith softness opening into ‘I recall this taste’I’m feeling rooted wellaliveness […]

The most common obstacles in the way of great mental health

Ladies in a forest connecting to nature

Spending so much time indoors, being separated from loved ones, and constantly attached to technology these days is leaving many of us feeling disconnected; disconnected from each other and even from ourselves. Do you ever feel lonely without really understanding why?  I doubt it’s news to you that your emotional wellbeing could be suffering; 2018 […]

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 […]

What is this “Forest Therapy” I keep hearing about?

The practice of Forest Therapy (also called Forest Bathing but I promise no swimming is required!) is new to the UK although it’s been popular in Asia for 40+ years. You can think of it as Mindfulness in Nature. I’m often asked what’s involved so I’ve described the key elements that make up a typical […]

Watch Film Explaining Why Nature Is Good For Our Well Being

The whole episode is about how nature is good for our well being but at 47 minutes there’s a very relaxing snippet on nature deficit disorder, biophilia and forest therapy (forest bathing). I’m so excited to be launching sessions and the Adore Your Outdoors website over the next couple of weeks – stay tuned! See […]