Harvesting herbs that we have tenderly nurtured all season can be a wonderful way to experience the joy of nature. Most of us don't have the time, or space, to have a full-fledge farm. But, many of us grow herbs in containers, on windowsills, or in a small plot in our backyard.
The process of cutting them, drying them and crumpling them into pieces allows their fragrance to erupt. Inhaling their aromas is a joy just unto itself. Anticipating the addition of these delicacies to warm, comforting recipes this fall and winter can make ones mouth start to water.
Not sure how to dry your herbs? Take a look at this short how-to-video we created just for you:
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What is in your health promotion toolbox? Eating well, exercising, getting enough sleep, and meditation are some of the most common tools we all strive to use. But, have you thought of adding nature?
Our connection with nature has been slowly eroding over the past several years for a number of reasons. As this relationship erodes, research is showing that we are seeing several negative impacts on our health and well-being. Scientists are now studying the link between nature and health in ways they never thought to do before. With over 1000 studies now conducted, there is significant evidence to show that nature is good for us!
And here is the best part; you don't need a prescription! As long as your nature source is clean and safe, engaging with nature can help you ease stress, sleep better and add more joy to your life.
There has never been a more important time for us to take an active role in our health. Learning how to engage with nature is another valuable tool to help you feel better in your body, mind and spirit.
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We also have launched the first of an ongoing series, Experience The Joy of Nature: Beginners Online Workshop . This workshop will teach you why enhancing your relationship with nature is essential today, how to assess what your current nature connection level is, and beginning tools, that you can use right away, to enhance your health, well-being and add more joy to your life.
Let Mother Nature help you live a healthier lifestyle!