Category Archives: Health

Adult Nature Connection

 Feeling at Home in Nature What does nature connection mean to you? For me it means feeling ‘at home’ outdoors. Feeling comfortable, feeling safe, that I belong. Comfortable to sit on the dirt, in the leaf litter, on the rock. Safe enough to lie back, close my eyes and relax. But also with a keen…

Top Health Concerns for Australian Parents

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] I’ve been reading a couple of research studies lately on health concerns for parents and nature engagement statistics for Australia and they seem to go hand in hand. In the last blog I shared how the result of the Royal Children’s Hospital Health Poll found that the biggest concern for parents was…

Excess Screen Time is Top Health Concern for Australian Parents

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] I’ve been reading a couple of research studies lately on health concerns for parents and nature engagement statistics for Australia and they seem to go hand in hand. Excessive screen time was the number one health concern for parents of children aged 6 to 17 in a health poll released by the…

Screen Time Overload (for adults)

[cmsms_row][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text] The last three weeks have been an exciting ride – working together with my close friend and colleague to set up, refine and then launch Educated by Nature into the world. We have spent our time developing our website, thinking about marketing, updating and managing our Facebook, Twitter and Youtube accounts, developing booking…

Love the Prickles: Build Resilience

This week I was fortunate once again to be able to visit my friend and mentor, Dr Rev Anna Killigrew of Koora Retreat Centre, on the edge of Boorabbin National Park in the West Australian Goldfields. This is a place in which I never imagined to fall in love. A place that calls me back time…