|Professor Roszak coined the term ecopsychology in
1992 in his book, "Voice of the Earth".
We can derive comfort, tranquility, peace and
inspiration from nature.
Distancing ourselves from nature can result in negative
consequences and lead to ecological devastation due
to a lack of empathy for nature.
|Rebecca Reynolds advocates
bringing nature into contained
environments such as nursing
homes and hospitals.
Rocks, plants, water and
animals are fun for people to
interact with and learn about
Walk in a new direction. This
builds confidence in your
ability to problem solve and
take on new situations.
Look at a tree, plant or animal
and ask yourself what you and
it have in common. This helps
you feel connected to nature.
Garden! It improves memory,
coordination, balance and
strength. And, it takes your
mind off of your troubles.
Pulling weeds can be a
metaphor for getting rid of your
|If you could be anything in
nature, what would you be and
|If you could be a flower or an
animal what would you be and
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