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What is the recommended dose of nature?

Posted: 26th Feb 2018

Inspired by the food pyramid, Tim Beatley’s team at the University of Virginia have synthesised the research on our current understanding of what dose of nature is effective for supporting mental health and well-being. It goes like this: On a daily basis, it is recommended to make moments of exposure to nature, from looking out Read more…

Managing strong difficult feelings

Posted: 27th Jul 2017

Nature often inspires strong helpful feelings. Sometimes too, we can do well to turn to gardening and nature when experiencing strong difficult feelings. Overwhelming emotions indoors can often swamp us and leave us unable to process thought and feelings, solve problems, feel light in spirit, or know what to ‘do’ with ourselves physically. Then, a Read more…