Wisdom from the “Wild”

In common conversation, the word "wild" is often used to describe something that is out of control, uncivilized, or lacking reason, but these interpretations are misleading. Wild also has many positive connotations, including being in tune with nature, fully present, confident, ...

Spirit Festival Immersion on the Connecticut River

From September 13 through 15, Hartford, Connecticut’s riverfront will be the site of a brand new experience: Spirit Festival, a three-day immersive event celebrating yoga, wellness, music and dance. Participants are invited to unite at the soul level with others who share ...

Nature Therapy: How to Create an Indoor Serenity Garden

It is well known that having indoor plants contributes to a happier, healthier home. Plants have numerous health benefits that can alleviate stress, lower blood pressure, improve mood and enhance indoor air quality. Moving beyond that, consider not just having ...

Reasons for the Seasons: Use Nature’s Clues to Improve and Maintain Wellness

If we pay attention to how the animal and plant kingdoms adapt to the seasons, we can see that they adjust what they do to the energies of that season. In the winter, animals hibernate, slow down or head for warmer climates. Plant activity is almost non-existent with most of ...

Horse Wisdom for Life: The Wisdom of Returning to Grazing

Once you have done so, ask yourself if you had trouble with this request or made it more complicated. Did you wish you knew what the goal was so you'd know the “right” answer? Did you second guess or cross out your answers? Did you put something on the list because ...

What to Learn About Living: Pets Can Teach Us If We Pay Attention

Living is different than life. Living a better life can start with a change as simple as paying attention to your pets because they have their priorities straight, namely love, food, shelter, fun and, maybe, a new stuffed toy. If we pay attention, they have much to teach us ...