THE NATURE TOOL

EXERCISE 3: Bring Nature In

Sometimes we can’t get outside due to our current circumstance – and that’s perfectly okay.

Research shows that, even inside, nature can heal mind and body. Here are some great ways to access the power of nature when you can’t access the outdoors:

Just looking out the window  at a natural landscape is good for one’s well-being. So, see if you can position your bed or your favorite chair to have an outdoor view.

Just looking out the window at a natural landscape is good for one’s well-being. So, see if you can position your bed or your favorite chair to have an outdoor view.

Watch a nature documentary  if you don’t have natural views outside your window.  Studies  show that watching shows or films like “Planet Earth” boosts emotions and mood.

Watch a nature documentary if you don’t have natural views outside your window. Studies show that watching shows or films like “Planet Earth” boosts emotions and mood.

Phytoncide is a substance released by plants and trees  that contributes to the benefits we get from being outdoors. Some essential oils that have phytoncide are Cypress, Pine, Idaho Balsam Fir, and Palo Santo.

Phytoncide is a substance released by plants and trees that contributes to the benefits we get from being outdoors. Some essential oils that have phytoncide are Cypress, Pine, Idaho Balsam Fir, and Palo Santo.

Houseplants are a great way to bring nature inside . They even clean the air. There are many powerful plants that are easy to maintain such as Spider Plants, Peace Lilies, Snake Plants, Ferns, and Aloe Vera.

Houseplants are a great way to bring nature inside. They even clean the air. There are many powerful plants that are easy to maintain such as Spider Plants, Peace Lilies, Snake Plants, Ferns, and Aloe Vera.