Experiencing woodland wellbeing

Experiencing woodland wellbeing

Woodlands provide a natural health service Slowly but surely the benefits of spending time in tree filled places are being given the recognition deserved. No one is suggesting that trees can heal people from illness outright, but there is enough scientific evidence to...
Woodlands as a therapeutic landscape

Woodlands as a therapeutic landscape

Woodlands for wellbeing Therapeutic landscapes have been defined as places that deliver physical, social and psychological wellness benefits. A research study on therapeutic landscapes by Gesler, 1992, explored why certain places are perceived to be therapeutic, while...
Learning to laugh from the inside

Learning to laugh from the inside

Laughter benefits the immune system It’s a fact that children giggle and laugh without hesitation, while adults don’t enough. There seems to be such a lack of laughter around these days that workshops abound to teach adults how to do it. It’s well...
Invest in your wellbeing

Invest in your wellbeing

Defining wellbeing For my generation wellbeing was perhaps more concerned with the physical aspects of life; you were either a well being or you weren’t. Defining wellbeing, for those of you who may not know, is “the state of being comfortable, healthy, or...