Today you can find a guest post about my three favorite ways to feel more connected with nature on Dawn Gettig’s blog. She’s an amazing and inspirational yogini, artist, and feng shui practitioner who will be sharing some of her favorite feng shui tips with us here in a few days.
Please hop on over to my article on her blog: Three Ways to Feel More Connected with Nature.
We also love to connect with nature by visiting some of our favorite natural places. Holden Arboretum had its annual Arbor Day Festivities over the weekend and we had a wonderful time searching for wildflowers (I found some gorgeous bloodroot and twin leaf!) and playing in Buckeye Bud’s adventure area for kids. Continue reading
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“I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” —John Muir
Today I was reminded of how important it is for me to do walking meditation.
There are many ways one can train and focus the mind, but walking meditation is by far my favorite, and I think it’s also an important part of feeling more connected with the natural world. Continue reading
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