Skip to Navigation

Next time you take a walk in the woods, try taking a leaf from the book of Japanese wisdom which says “Experience the beauties of nature, and in doing so learn about yourself.”

There is no ‘right way’ to go about this; simply immerse yourself in the experience of being where you are at that time. If that sounds too mysterious or vague to be a useful directive, here’s how:

As you walk focus your attention on specifics in what you see around you.

Give your full attention to some aspect of the environment you are in. For example you could choose to study the cloud formations, to notice the shapes of leaves, or to note the many different shades of green in a first of a landscape.

That’s all. Except to say, this works anywhere, so you don’t necessarily have to be walking, nor in a wood.

 

What do you think? Share your thoughts...

Latest from the blog

Conflict and bridge-building

Resilient social relationships discourage the escalation of conflict. Tension and conflict are an inevitable and some say necessary part of social interaction, and they need not be destructive. This workshop looks at the steps we can be take to help promote and maintain personal and group relationships that can be effective in the face of […]

Continue reading
FREE DOWNLOAD - Get it now.

How to be more Resilient

Get my super-helpful guide '9 Steps to Resilience' absolutely FREE, when you subscribe to my newsletter.

Understand the steps to resilience and you can develop the ability to cope with problems and setbacks with less stress and more confidence.
close-link
%d bloggers like this: