We evolved upon and with this natural planet – its patterns of day and night informs our internal body clocks and manages our emotional chemistry and physical metabolisms – disruption to these circadian rhythms are implicated in a plethora of physical and mental illnesses. Can we get back in sync with our natural and optimum health selves?
Visiting a lake can reboot your antioxidant capacity, birdsong can calm an angry mob, trees emit compounds that lessen stress, and natural world aromas can trigger endorphin release or improve sleep, looking at your lawn can lower your blood pressure and standing barefoot upon it and ground you on many levels. The natural world can nurture health and ease physical, psychological and spiritual tensions. The natural world is a nurturing power. Explore with Fiann how to utilize it more.
In recent year’s experiments with Nature therapy and practices such as shinrin –yoku (forest bathing) and therapeutic horticulture are helping reset humans back to fuller health. Fiann brings to this captivating talk his background in horticultural therapy and his holistic insights into how the natural world impacts upon mind, body and soul.