Being, Beauty, and Belonging
I hope you had a great summer. This summer I spent a lot of time writing (I am birthing my book :). I also had some time for family, friends, some reflection time, and being in nature.
I don’t know about you, but my happy place is in nature. I was called to the Hawaiin islands this summer. I collected some seashells of wisdom while I was there and I want to share them with you.
Most of us live a lot of our lives indoors. In the summer time we may get outside more, but depending on where we live it may simply be too hot and humid to spend much time in nature. However, evidence shows that nature offers effective medicine for our “over-doing” minds and bodies.
There is a Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku, which is translated as taking in the forest atmosphere or “forest bathing.” … READ MORE...