Tag Archives: Ecopsychology

World Economic Forum Finds Nature

My sister alerted me to the fact that the World Economic Forum this year included an agenda item on “Forest Bathing.” World Economic Forum tackles all manner of global challenges including both physical and mental health. Wonderful to see people in … Continue reading

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Avid Trust Builder

I am learning to be an avid trust builder. It dawns on me the crux of so many healing and empowering modalities is building trust with oneself. In midlife, this means often re-building trust after many regrets or difficult feelings about things … Continue reading

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A Sea Without Stars

My goal for Solstice was to soak up the sun and listen to the sea.  I walked along a rocky beach until I reached a sandy spot to lie down.  Just as I remembered a spiritual teacher asking me to practice … Continue reading

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Witness

I just saw the film “Elemental” and found it to be the most profound I have seen to date.   And I have seen a lot of documentaries and movies in my lifetime. My heart broke open in witness to … Continue reading

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Wing 4: Biomimicry

[Final wing in a 4-part series on Ecopsychology] Here are links to the other 3 wings.  At last the butterfly can fly! Wing 3: Physical Health Through Nature Reconnection Wing 2: Ecotherapy Wing 1: Ecospirituality Biomimicry is observing nature’s complexities and incorporating … Continue reading

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Wing 3: Physical Health Through Nature Connection

[Part 3 of a 4-part series on Ecopsychology] (Chuckanut Trail, Bellingham, WA – October 2013) 1)  Walk. We’ve all heard about the health benefits of walking, but walking outdoors has been found to help people more than indoor walking in … Continue reading

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Wing 2: Ecotherapy

[Second post in a 4-part series on ecopsychology] If I miss my outdoors time any day, I am no fun to be around.  Just ask my child.  Let me rephrase that for a teen.  I may not be fun at … Continue reading

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