Trees can help you find health and happiness. Whether you are eating them, watering them or walking through a forest, they yield incredible power of both body and mind. I often feel like I am repeating myself. The words arranged a little differently but the same message. It can be vexing as I search for new ways to deliver a very simplistic message, in engaging ways that make people want to make these lifestyle changes. So instead of regurgitating my message, I’ll start with
Challenges- The word by definition is stimulating, exciting, thought provoking. You push outside of your comfort zone and it’s hard. Forced face to face with the raw, realness of who you are and what you are truly capable of, many retreat, finding comfort in the known, the predictable. Why? It’s our ego, our mind, expressing through emotions what we need, want, desire, a certain thing or way to be. Push past this and you find yourself in the unknown, unfamiliar. This is wher
In recent conversations with friends, colleagues and clients there has been a commonality that has arisen on each occasion, that of trauma and how we identify with it, overcome and view the event and ourselves after. You may have heard the term PTSD- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Many servicemen such as my father suffer this debilitating condition after returning from war, others witness to accident, victim of crime or a number of other deeply upsetting events that occur th
We all have those weeks where we feel a little overwhelmed and drop the ball.. right?! This week in combination with a full moon, the level of anxiety to ‘get things done’ has leveled up like the rising tides with the pull of the moon. I have taken on extra hours at the Psychology clinic which means 9 hour days and with 18 hours less this week to work on the business, family time and life( by way I mean chores), I have held the same expectation of myself to achieve my goals..
CONCEPTION to EXPERIENCE Walk through the woods, dwarfed by the trees, birds singing and dancing in the canopy above, you will experience lightness, an energy shift that gives us a profound sense of elation. Intuitively, deep within our bones there is an instinct, a euphoric feeling that is often hard to describe when we immerse ourselves in Nature. We crave this feeling, this sense of well-being, this sense of comfort physiologically. Being in Nature will restore our energy,
Today I wasn’t myself. This morning I woke up and it was like I hit every branch of a cranky tree on the way down from the very top branches. I can often shake it, yet today, being human, it was one of those days! I advocate Mindfulness so on days when I just feel shitty, am emotionally re-active and lash out, I spiral into self-negativity, self-doubt and guilt; not very mindful right?! Usually when I feel days like this, I can usually take myself out for a long walk, run a b