Forest Therapy Practices For Self-Transformation

The Association of Nature & Forest Therapy defines the term forest therapy as a research-based framework for supporting healing and wellness through immersion in forests and other natural environments. Forest Therapy is inspired by the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku, which translates to “forest bathing.” Studies have demonstrated a wide array of health benefits, especially […]

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Book Review: Deep Nature Play

Buy on Amazon In her excellent review of Joseph Cornell’s book Deep Nature Play, Melissa Hoon writes: “… world-renowned nature educator Joseph Cornell illustrates the importance of play as an integral part of the human experience […] Cornell articulates with robust clarity the significance of cultivating creativity and how to strengthen our ability to learn.” […]

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China Embraces Sharing Nature

Sharing Nature recently completed a major tour in China that went exceedingly well! Fifteen hundred enthusiastic nature educators attended our lectures and workshops. In 2000, Joseph Cornell first visited and introduced Sharing Nature to China, and it was a great joy to see how extensively Chinese outdoor and school educators have taken to and incorporated […]

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