Are you feeling exasperated because you are stuck at home during this time of social distancing and stay at home orders? Do you feel trapped because of all the responsibilities you have including homeschooling your kids, your job, and running your household? Are you looking for down time, a calmer and simpler life, and ways to re-connect with who you really are?
You might not be able to go to the gym, out to restaurants or clothes shopping, but you can allow yourself to take a deserved break from your day-to-day commitments and experience valuable time to re-charge and take care of you.
The weather in Maine is warming up, there’s more daylight, the nesting songbirds have returned in abundance and nature is bursting with the brilliantly beautiful colors of newly emerged leaves and flowers.
This is a perfect time to be immersed in nature, to experience the benefits of living simply, of being in the present moment by observing the thriving rhythm of the plants, animals and birds, all of which can help you reconnect to your true self.
Letting go, being one with nature and allowing your mind to quiet down, daydream or wander can lead to some of your most creative moments.
As the world changes and new opportunities unfold, consider what role you want to have as we move forward. Who do you want to be in this next phase of enlightenment on planet Earth? What do you want to let go of? What do you want to create?
Taking time in nature to release daily stress lets you connect with your creative spirit. One simple activity to engage in is journaling. Journaling while embraced by nature allows you to slow down and see the natural world and your true self from a different perspective
I’ve experienced a variety of very stressful times throughout my life, both personally and professionally. Being immersed in nature, even for a few minutes each day, has shown me how enriching a simpler life is, expanded my creativity, and has greatly improved my overall wellbeing.
Earth Walkers can help you start your journey to experiencing a more relaxed and simpler life with our 6 Simple Nature Connection Practices to Declutter Your Mind + Restore Your Spirit. Get your free guide here and begin the journey of re-connecting with yourself.