Ecology of Caring Blog
The Nature-Health Connection
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.
Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.
The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy,
while cares will drop off like autumn leaves. John Muir
Research evidence linking Nature and human health continues to grow every day. Our experience at EarthWonders reinforces the positive and powerful impact connecting with nature can produce. Our Ecology of Caring Integrated Approach™and our Nine Principles of Ecology of Caring™ that provide the foundation for this systems-based approach are influenced by this documented research. Here’s just a brief synopsis of what we’ve found about nature’s role in our health by reviewing the research. Nature has a potential role in: