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 nature to re-awaken ancient, hardwired skills to grow our connection with each other and create more harmony in the world.


​About Jon Young

Jon Young, author of What the Robin Knows

The author of a number of books and trainings, including Coyote's Guide to Connecting with Nature (2007), and What the Robin Knows: How Birds Reveal the Secrets of the Natural World (2013), Jon Young is a leader in the field of nature-based community building. Jon’s research on the significant impact of nature on well-being has influenced thousands of people worldwide. Learn more about Jon's speaking and offerings on his site.

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