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Nature Therapy

Nature Therapy

Go outdoors and connect with nature

We all need to do more getting outdoors and connecting with nature!

Because of how we live there is a massive disconnect with nature. Science is showing us the spending just 2 hours in nature can reduce our stress by up to 800%, so that seems like a pretty significant reason to spend time more time outside

 Here are some ways that can you can get outside and take in some nature therapy wherever you live.

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Stress: The Role of Tend and Befriend

Stress: The Role of Tend and Befriend

How to respond to stress differently

Often, we talk about stress in a one-dimensional context, i.e., fight or flight. However, is this the only response humans have to stress? According to research we have another innate response ‘tend and befriend’ which allows us to bring care and compassion to the forefront of any stressful situation.

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The Body Knows The Truth

The Body Knows The Truth

Are you taking better care of your car than you do yourself?

We certainly feel our bodies when having pain or a headache. But many of us are ‘out of touch’ with our bodies, with our real selves. Moreover, we only notice the body when it gets sore, sick or can’t keep up with what we want it to do.  Many people look after their cars better than their bodies.

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