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What Animals Should You Be Attracting to Your Garden?

Whether you live in the heart of the city or out in the countryside, your garden is often the perfect place to escape your daily pressures and worries. It is also a home to wildlife guests quietly searching for shelter or feeding opportunities. Studies show that UK is losing wildlife at …

Best indoor plants for mental health
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Best Indoor Plants for Your Mental Health

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 …

Well-being and ecotherapy. How to connect with nature.
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Well-Being and Ecotherapy. How To Connect With Nature.

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 …

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Get Out Of Your Head And Get Into 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 …

How to do ecotherapy #EcoTherapy #GreenTherapy #Shinrin-Yoku
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What Is Ecotherapy? How do you use it?

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 …

5 ways gardening is underrated. Discover the gardening benefits for mind, body and soul #gardening #gardener #gardenforhealth #ecotherapy
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5 ways gardening is underrated.

Gardening benefits everyone Gardening benefits the mind, body and soul yet it still gets a bit of a wrap for being one of those activities which only suits a certain type of person. It does carry a stereotype with it. Although gardening has become more popular over the past few …

Nature crafts for children
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Half term nature craft activities for children

Crafting With Nature Finding activities to keep the children entertained in the half term can be hard work ! Hopefully this nature crafts post will give you lots of inspiration and help keep your children happy and help you spend some quality time together. As always at Gardening Love, I …

How to add nature to your home.
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5 Ways To Bring Nature Into Your Home

   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 …

5 mood boosting ecotherapy activities
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5 Mood Boosting Ecotherapy Activities

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 …

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