Do you need to be guided in nature?

We all know that spending time in nature is good for us and many of us have turned towards spending more time outside during this last year. So, why would we need to be guided in nature? We all know how to walk, hike or just spend time in nature; is this not the same…

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We own the Forests

Poem by Hans Børli Tanslated from Norwegian by: Louis muinzer 1952. I have never owned a tree. None of my people have ever owned a tree – though my family’s life-path winds over centuries’ blue heights of forest. Forest in storm, forest in calm – forest, forest, forest, through all the years. My people were…

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Honouring a Hero

Malala story The Guide for Spiritual Living: Science of Mind magazine honours what they call a Spiritual Hero every year. Last year this was Malala. Her story is an incredible one and I wanted to share this with you today. This is an a piece written by Science of Mind magazine. “This year,” says Editor…

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Into the Forest I go

“Into the forest I go To lose my mind and find my soul.”  John Muir. A very popular quote by John Muir.  Recently I kept coming across this quote, everywhere I looked it just popped up.  So, I thought I would spend a little time with it and see how it feels to me and what I need to take from…

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Blessings of the morning light

David Whyte Poems In that first hardly noticed moment in which you wake,coming back to this life from the othermore secret, moveable and frighteningly honest worldwhere everything began,there is a small opening into the new daywhich closes the moment you begin your plans. What you can plan is too small for you to live.What you…

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Forest Therapy & Mental Health

I Tried ‘Forest Therapy.’ Here’s What It Did for My Mental Health Written by Shelby Deering on October 25, 2019 For Healthlines magazine These are my takeaways from my soothing, nature-filled afternoon. Flashes of green appear in the corner of my eye as I speed through the trees, immersed in my running app and a Lizzo song…

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Why investing some time in a natural environment is so important right now.

The prospect of lockdown in these colder and wetter month’s feels a harder prospect to how it was at the end of March. We had months of sun shine and sitting in the garden and feeling the sun on our skin. This next period, the days are shorter, colder and damper.  Spending time in nature…

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Cornfields and Storms

An evening Stroll……. A sticky warm evening after a blistering hot day The clouds are getting darker and darker – the wind rising for a few moments and then dying back off. Then the sky goes black, thunder bellows and lightening strikes So where do I take shelter? In a cornfield…… The rustling of leaves,…

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Lessons from a Tree – the Rowan Tree

Our next tree in focus from our Natures teachings series Rowan trees are at their best growing wild in the mountains and glens. They are an absolute delight in all seasons producing beautifully scented white flowers in spring and bright berries in the autumn. These mountain trees are pioneer trees and are able to survive…

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