Entries tagged with “Trees”

5 Reasons You Need to Start Hiking in 2019

The forest engages all of your senses—your mind stills, and you reconnect to your soul.

7 Stories to Inspire Getting Outdoors

Spring is here! It’s time to come out of hibernation and step into the great outdoors. Not that we need any convincing, but for years, scientists have been claiming the importance …

Bonding to Trees with David Haskell

Researcher and author David Haskell shares the relationship between trees and people.

Can We Match the Wisdom of the Brehons?

Lessons from the Gaelic Judgments of the Neighborhood

Connect to the Wisdom of Trees

Deepen your connection to trees.

Find Peace in the Embrace of an Oak Tree

Oak trees symbolize strength, nobility, and wisdom. Spending time under their canopy can bring solace and peace.

Gifts from Trees

They house us, feed us, and help us breathe, yet what we tend to forget is the healing aspect of trees. Leaves, bark, and buds have long been used in rituals and medicines, and now…

Healing, Science, and Practical Applications of Trees

Book excerpt from Be More Tree by Alice Peck

How Forest Bathing Can Improve Your Health Story

Shinrin-yoku is a practice of taking time to enjoy moving through a forest one step at a time

James Canton Sits for Two Years Under an Ancient Oak Tree

What secrets lie in the branches of an 800-year-old oak tree? Teacher and futurist James Canton reflects on the connection between humanity and the oak tree, and ultimately, nature’s role in human redemption.

Listening to Trees

We interact with trees as strangers because we don’t know their stories. When we listen, we “unself” ourselves— and open to great beauty.

Teresa Damron Climbs a 
Tree and Saves a Forest

How a "typical middle-class suburban mom" saved a forest—and how you can, too.

The Healing Power of Friendship

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The Talking Tree


Shamanic practitioner (and emergency medic) Winter Ross met a sister in a wounded ponderosa pine.

The Wisdom of Trees

Discover the wisdom of the trees with a grounding tree meditation script and audio.

Trees I’ve Loved

How nature can play a part in feeling at home and nurture your well-being.

Walking the Tree Labyrinth

Create your own labyrinth, finding the trees amidst the cactuses and bushes.

When Pines Are Divine

A six-year Japanese program preserves thousands of Shinto shrines and woodlands.

When Pines Are Divine

A six-year Japanese program preserves thousands of Shinto shrines and woodlands.