You don't have to take a trip to the redwoods to experience the power of nature. This week, Arlene Kim Suda and Belinda Liu share their "Gratitude Blooming" project, which teaches us that the little plants, flowers, and animals that surround us in everyday life can inspire us to heal and grow.
There is more than one way to reconnect with nature. This week, Barbara Wiegele reminds us that we are what we eat, and teaches us how to immerse ourselves in nature by making it a part of our bodies.
Art is often inspired by the beauty and color of nature. This week, artist Nicola Rowe takes us through her process of walking in nature and creating abstract works based on the feelings, ideas, and sensations it provides.
What role does nature play in alleviating emotional and psychological trauma in people? This week, Risto Heikkinen shares a very personal story about his journey into the woods, where he moved through the darkness of depression and into the light of a more present life.
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