“Mind – the mental health charity – found that 94% of people commented that green exercise activities benefited their mental health.” This includes stress, anxiety and depression as well as others.
Other benefits researched and reported are:
Assists people to reduce weight, high blood pressure or diabetes
Improved skills and confidence
Feeling more balanced, connected and nurtured
Improved focus and clarity
Plus, it connects us to one of *Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences which is our naturalistic intelligence which is just as important to us as reading, maths, language, sports or music.
Anyone however I have mostly worked with people aged over 12 years old and even in those in their 90’s!
I use Ecotherapy combined with many other skills to help people who get into high waters of life and tossed around so much. Now they feel bruised, battered, lost, overwhelmed, hopeless or just plain “stuck” without a clear direction.
I calm the sea of their life. Get them to stand up on their feet. Walk with them back to their own command centre. Put them back in control. Then they are on their way towards a purposeful life and ideal destination.
I get people back into the magnetic forces of nature.
This can be from working directly with them whilst outside, asking them to look outside or conduct nature viewing of images such as from the 6 minute nature video.
My services can be accessed from downloadable nature viewing products, Skype or face to face.
I am a guest speaker, run events, workshops and retreats to invite people who want to learn more about how nature can help them gain a calmer body and a clearer mind. To be the BEST they can be.
Often, they say things like…
I feel more positive.
Have a clearer focus of where they are going in life.
Know they can choose to stay more positive and how best to do so .
They are now achieving one daily goal or victory rather than just having a long “to do list.”
Feeling more strongly that they have a sense of purpose in life.
Find that what I have shown them is so easy to do, often takes only a few moments and can be used anywhere.
Feel more able to return to normal life and get back to doing whatever they like to do, meeting friends, enjoying family or work and hobbies.