Have you ever noticed your mind becoming instantly more quiet and peaceful just by going outside?
Here’s a quick experiment to try out:
First, pay attention to how you’re feeling right now… What is your current state of mind? Are you feeling relaxed? Are you stressed out? What is your energy level?
Next, go outside and sit quietly in nature for 5-10 minutes. Focus on being present with your senses. Watch the birds, listen to the wind rustling through, feel the sunshine on your face.
And finally notice again, how are you feeling now? Notice how your state of mind changes from being present in nature for just 5-10 minutes!
I sometimes call this exercise, “The 5 Minute Naturalist Vacation” because it has such profound and palpable results for relieving stress & anxiety, while boosting creativity & clarity.
Most people feel an immediate and dramatic shift in their state of mind just by sitting quietly in nature for as little as 5-10 minutes. Isn’t that amazing? That’s the power of doing mindfulness in nature…
Today I have a new episode of the ReWilding Conversations Podcast. Dave and I are sharing tips and ideas for doing mindfulness in nature.
In this episode, we'll share simple ways to relieve the stress & pressure of modern life... while enhancing creativity, happiness & problem solving skills.
Why human beings need mindfulness routines to relieve stress and optimize their mental performance
Fast & easy ways to start practicing mindfulness in nature TODAY!
What would happen if everyone on the planet invested 5-10 minutes sitting quietly in nature every day...
How to guide others and encourage loved ones in your community to live more mindfully
When I was 15 years old I had an experience of sudden lucid clarity while hiking in the woods. Since then I’ve been passionately seeking tools for helping modern humans develop razor sharp natural instincts. I’m the author of multiple courses & ebooks about bird language, naturalist training, observation skills & outdoor mindfulness. My goal is to share these life changing skills with YOU! Continue reading