Mindfully Walking with Nature: Mindfulness in Nature meetup group

The days lengthen and temperatures climb, ushering in the loud-then-soft-then-loud-then-soft cicada songs in the trees above and the endless-constant drone of katydids in the grasses below. The melodies of the birds, like the brilliancy of the flowers, are fading as heat and humidity settle onto the land, bringing mosquitoes and sweat and a longing for the cooler, drier days of spring and autumn.

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If Winter Solstice Could Talk About Trauma

Today is the day the sun stands still. For a brief moment, it will stand still over the Tropic of Capricorn before returning back to the north toward the Tropic of Cancer. It has not been there since June 21st of this year, and it will not reach this latitude again until June 20th of next year, the time of summer solstice.

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Can listening to bird songs help lower stress and fatigue2

We can’t escape it. We can’t outrun it. tress. Fatigue. Life is full of it – financial strains, work pressures, raising children, relationships, and health problems, to name a few. If you struggle with it, you’re far from alone. One study estimates close to 75% of Americans regularly experience physical and psychological symptoms due to stress.

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Nature Therapy: Healing through Connection to Nature  

Every day, across the country, people sit inside therapists’ offices trying to find relief from suffering of all kinds: abuses from childhood, losses and grief, sadness, anger, loneliness. From within those four walls, therapists work equally hard to understand their clients’ suffering and to discern which approaches and techniques might best ease the suffering and, ultimately, bring lasting relief.

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