Is nature’s well-being inextricably linked to our own? How are we impacted when we never experience natural environments? Does our health improve when we feel the breeze, listen to birds, or lift our gaze to a sky streaked with cloud formations? This talk presents an overview of research on nature’s healing impacts on physical, cognitive, and emotional well-being at all stages of life. Patients recovering from surgery, for example, heal faster when their room looks out on a natural vista. Mindful forest walking, pioneered and practiced in Japan lowers stress hormones and heart rates.
The Healing Power of Nature
January 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm