Start a “Sit Spot” practice to a happier you
Ecopsychology of Trees

For a lot of us, our connection to nature is critical to our sense of peace, happiness and even purpose. But as we hurry, worry and scurry through the urban landscape of our modern lives, how do we connect to nature? Most of us can’t sit still for even a few minutes. The practice of […]

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Forest bathing: A mindful walk in the woods to de-stress
tree root

On a cold and gloomy Sunday morning, my group of friends stood in a circle under a gum tree, looking at me with slight curiosity. I had led many hikes with them in various beautiful places in Victoria. But forest bathing? In my introduction, I explained that forest bathing translates from the Japanese word “Shinrin-yoku;” […]

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