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Ecotherapy and mental health

An Instagram post from http://instagram.com/metabolic_human

Metabolic Human

Instagram slideshow from @roy.eastham

References

Heart.org, Spend time in nature to reduce stress and anxiety. 2018 https://www.heart.org/en/healthy-living/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/spend-time-in-nature-to-reduce-stress-and-anxiety

Harverd Health Publising, Sour Mood Getting You Down? Get back to nature. Harvard Medical School. 2018. https://www.health.harvard.edu/mind-and-mood/sour-mood-getting-you-down-get-back-to-nature

Taylor S, The Power of Nature: Ecotherapy and Awakening, Physcology Today. 2018. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/out-the-darkness/201204/the-power-nature-ecotherapy-and-awakening

Bratman GN, Hamilton JP, Hahn KS, et al. Nature experience reduces rumination and subgenual prefrontal cortex activation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 2015(112);28:8567-8572. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1510459112

Sorgon C, Do You Need a Nature Prescription? WebMD, https://www.webmd.com/balance/features/nature-therapy-ecotherapy#1

E. Morita, S. Fukuda, J. Nagano, N. Hamajima, H. Yamamoto, Y. Iwai, T. Nakashima, H. Ohira, T. Shirakawa, Psychological effects of forest environments on healthy adults: Shinrin-yoku (forest-air bathing, walking) as a possible method of stress reduction, Public Health Volume 121, Issue 1 2007, Pages 54-63,ISSN 0033-3506, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2006.05.024.

Pearson DG, Craig T. The great outdoors? Exploring the mental health benefits…

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New beginnings

2020 books read

I feel like this is all I’ve got to show for 2020, this and the sudden readership growth…

Yeah it was a terrible year for all of us, alot out of our control…

But its the things in my control that bother me,

More specifically the things I didn’t do.
The things I could have done more on, the things i could of practiced more…

Like philosophy in these hard times, in stead of letting the times grind me down.

But I can’t change the past, I can only look back and learn from it, so no dwelling on the shoulda, woulda, could have…

Let’s focus on new beginnings.

Thank you people
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We Are All Liars.

Own your lies, own your future… from my other blog

Metabolic Human

This is from an upcoming eBook, Video Course I’m doing

We Are All Liars.

(Unlocking The Truth)

We cannot become the Unicorn If we do not know where we are today. But we can never find out where we are today because we are all liars. We lie to our bosses, we lie to our families, We lie to our partners, our friends, our kids…

Why do we lie?

Because we’ve been conditioned into it, Media, Reality Tv, Social Media make us feel that the person we are today is not worthy of other people.

It makes us feel that If we give all of ourselves to the people around us then we are not worthy of them, we are not enough for them and if we show our true selves to them then we’ll end up alone.

So we lie in hopes that we will be enough, that we…

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