Tag Archives: nature

Connection to nature vs contact with nature: The wellbeing link.

A few years ago, I wrote a blog post ‘Connecting to nature, what is it and how do you do it?’ Since then, this term ‘connecting to nature’ has become the new buzz word used liberally to describe any time … Continue reading

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Part 2 of A mindful answer to a major oversight: Cultivating gratitude for nature

“You think this is just another day in your life? It’s not just another day. It’s the one day that is given to you today. It’s given to you. It’s a gift. It’s the only gift that you have right … Continue reading

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Part 1: A mindful answer to a major oversight – Nature isn’t an optional extra

I interviewed therapeutic workers recently and uncovered what I think is a serious oversight in our modern psyche. The conversations went something like this: Erica to therapeutic workers (several) – “Do you incorporate nature in some way into all your … Continue reading

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Exploring Connections to Nature through Aboriginal Art – a book review

 “An opening twelve love stories about art.” Authored by Stephanie Radok 2012; Published by Wakefield Press 2012 Kent Town, South Australia. ISBN 978 1 74305 041 5 (pbk.) “Maybe some of us are made quite simply from the earth of … Continue reading

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Connecting to land through collaborative ephemeral art, story and song

I had the pleasure today of attending a workshop hosted by Victorian Child and Nature Connection at the Royal Botanic Gardens (RBG) in Melbourne with the likes of three inspirational Aboriginal artists: William Barton, one of Australia’s leading didgeridoo players, … Continue reading

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2012 -2013: Roots take hold, the first blooms appear and a sense of anticipation preceeds the first crop of fruit!

In 2009 a seed of an idea planted in my mind and sprouted a few roots. In 2012, the conditions changed, the environment was right and these roots finally took hold. The first bold, brave shoot went up,  the first … Continue reading

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Human – nature interfaces; a learning journey

This blog post is a rewrite of an older post from late last year, why? because I realised that the ideas within in it have grown and grown in my mind ever since.  It is also an illustration of how … Continue reading

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The language of my soul!

I will let this experience speak for itself !

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