It’s no secret that being in nature is good for the mind and body. We believe the healthiest way to live is often the closest to nature, the simplest, the most practical, and promote a sustainable and lasting connection to our natural world.
At the Outdoor Apothecary, we believe that connecting and re-connecting with nature can help to lead a more balanced life.
So, take a breath, take a walk in the woods, and re-connect. We promise you won’t regret it.
How Do You Connect With Nature?
Spend time in nature. It has been revealed in scientific studies thay solitary activities like spending time in nature, fishing, or exploring outside are key to building strong bonds between people and nature.
Nature connection is all about getting outside to explore a natural setting with your own basic sensory awareness & observation skills. In a technology-driven world, most people are only using a very small portion of their total capacity to sense and perceive what’s happening in their surroundings.
In addition to developing your connection, you should endeavor to utilize herbs and adopt an herbal self-care practice for all-around health and wellness.
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Learn how a Sit Spot can help you deepen your connection with the natural world. By making a commitment to visit your sit spot regularly, you can begin to feel at home in the universe and strengthen your bond with the earth and all life.
Deepen your connection to yourself and nature by taking part in sacred celebrations which honor the passing of time and the seasons. By doing so, we solidify our place in this universe. These observances allow us to slow down and savor each season, each magical moment.
This list of books about nature in several categories is an excellent resource for those interested in learning how to better connect with nature.
13 ideas for seasonal living to help you connect with nature and change you life.
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As we enter the start of Summer and the season of Litha, I thought I’d share what I’ll be focusing on this season and how I will be celebrating summer.
Bioregional herbalism focuses on knowing where your herbs come from, understanding how they interact with each other and with their environment, and using them in ways that align with those relationships.
Looking for an easy and unique nature craft for all skill levels? Try branch weaving.
Discover how living by the moon can help you live in rhythm with nature, understand its effect on your health and well-being, and help in your spiritual growth.
Learn the ancient art of forest bathing – the practice of immersing yourself in nature and consuming it with all of your physical senses.
The number one guide to understanding the wheel of the year – an ancient Celtic calendar based on festivals that celebrated our connection with nature.
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