The numerous mental health benefits of gardening have long been proven. But aside from the calming effect of tending your garden and growing your plants, there are specific plants that can boost your mental health because of their natural components. If you’re someone who’s looking for a way to ease your anxiety or boost your… Read More Best Indoor Plants for Your Mental Health
This week is #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek 2021 and this years theme is #ConnectWithNature given that Gardening Love is all about the mental health benefits of nature and ecotherapy, I’m thrilled to be able to post on this topic in support of the Mental Health Foundation. Definition of Well-being Well-being is often defined as the state of being… Read More Well-Being and Ecotherapy. How To Connect With Nature.
Sometimes, we just need a mental reset. Getting out into nature is a great way to accomplish this. By focusing on the beauty and uniqueness of somewhere around you that’s full of plants, animals, or both—you can escape the racing roller coaster in your head. Keep reading for some things you can try to get… Read More Get Out Of Your Head And Get Into Nature
Ecotherapy: The basics Ecotherapy is the experience of healing through a connection with the earth and nature. There are other terms and words used to describe healing with nature. Green therapy, forest bathing—also known as shinrin-yoku in Japan. Ecopsychology, and nature therapy all use the same principles of interacting and connecting with nature as a means… Read More What Is Ecotherapy? How do you use it?
Mental Health Awareness: Blog Post Roundup Here at gardening love, I like to promote mental health awareness and encourage people to start the conversation. So I decided to kick the week off with a mental health roundup post! This week I will be focusing on the topic of my posts on mental health issues to… Read More Mental Health Roundup: Encouraging Mental Health Discussion.
How to let nature into your home Hi everyone, I hope life is treating you well. If you have read any of my posts before you will know that I like to talk about nature a lot ???. There are huge benefits to allowing nature into your home and your life. It is tough through… Read More 5 Ways To Bring Nature Into Your Home
Take action! Try these 5 mood boosting ecotherapy activities I talked about the power of Ecotherapy over here in a previous post. Today I thought I would go through some ideas for mood boosting ecotherapy activities. These activities can be alone or with others where you will reap the benefits of mother nature’s power. Just… Read More 5 Mood Boosting Ecotherapy Activities
What is ecotherapy ? Ecotherapy, also known as green therapy and green exercise to name a few terms, is where we allow ourselves to connect with nature on some level which in turn has many health benefits for our bodies and our minds. It has become a bit of a buzz topic lately and more and… Read More Ecotherapy improves mental health and wellbeing. Here’s what ecotherapy can do for you.
Have a go at gardening for your next hobby. I think a gardening hobby is often overlooked by many. I know people who dismiss gardening altogether and avoid it at all costs. Just cutting the grass is a total chore for them ! If this is you , then I encourage you to reconsider. If… Read More Gardening hobby to connect you with nature