Category Archives for "nature connection"

Repairing Emotional Isolation by Reawakening Deep Nature Connection – TEDX Talk with Jon Young

​​How can nature connection support greater emotional regulation and well-being? In this time of increased isolation that comes with social distancing, having strategies to increase wellness is more important than ever. ​In this talk at TEDx Grand Park, 8 Shields founder Jon Young delivers a refreshing perspective on how we can expand our awareness of […]

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Approaching the Solstice – Shining the Light Within

winter snow

Today’s post is from 8 Shields mentor Josh Lane, author of the best-selling meditation book, Conscious Nature: The Art and Neuroscience of Meditating In Nature. Photo by Nathan Anderson, Unsplash​Entering the QuietAt this time in the Northern hemisphere, daylight is increasingly fleeting. Nights are reaching their longest stretches, and we move towards the shortest day […]

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