spend more time in nature

Want to spend more time in nature? Start small.

I spoke to a woman yesterday who said, “I want to spend more time in nature, but I don’t know where to begin.” I think many people can relate to her experience, and many factors can contribute to us not pursuing a nature practice. 

For me, the natural world has always been a part of daily life, and I feel negative effects if I don’t spend time in nature. Although life can get in the way sometimes, I made a commitment several years ago to spend part of each day outdoors. Sometimes that means a long hike or camping trip, but often it means a walk around my neighborhood or time in my garden. 

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Discover Your Wild Life 

Welcome to your wild life. Part of our mission is to help adults reconnect with the sense of awe and adventure they felt as children, and I can think of no better way to do that than to explore nature in all its glory. 

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Your Personal Nature Project

Welcome to the Personal Nature Project. I am so happy you’re here.

This project is a labor of love, sparked by a dinner conversation with the love of my life a few years ago, and I am so grateful to him for that moment of inspiration and encouragement. 

Each January 1, I choose three words to guide the rest of my year (I don’t believe in traditional resolutions). This year’s words are: 

  • Nourish
  • Rest
  • Bloom

This launch, at the midway point of the year, embodies the “bloom” part. However, life also requires rest and nourishment, and I reminded myself of that need for balance with a quote that I taped to my bathroom mirror:

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