As many of you are aware, I was traveling in Budapest, Hungary and Switzerland this past month on a trip combining some Humanitarian aid, assisting a Craniosacral Therapy course and exploring the calming effects of nature, both alone and with other
"Nature itself is the best physician"
The slow rhythm of the fluid nourishing your brain, spinal cord and nervous system is known as the Long Tide, and also referred to as Primary Respiration. This rhythm is the pre-existing wellness template in the body and is seen throughout nature. Think of blowing leaves or waves in a body of water.
This slow tempo of around 50 seconds each direction (from ‘head to tailbone’) can be perceived and palpated throughout the body.
A slow tempo helps to reduce stress in our systems.
This subtle force within us combines the outside presence of the atmosphere and inside influences of our biological systems.
Sometimes, it's difficult to be in touch with nature in the Arizona desert where summertime temps can be over 110°F (that's +43°C for my friends across the pond!)
Dr. Eva Selhub summarizes
The Healing Powers of Nature in this article.
Her suggestions for how to bring more nature into our lives are listed below:
1. Spend some mindful time in nature
2. Go Crazy with plants
3. Find a room with a view of nature
4. Take a meditation retreat
5. Connect with nature through food
6. Bring green to your fitness routine
7. Plan your life around nature
My tip: Looking at photos and videos of nature (especially water) can also be helpful and healing
when you can't be outside.
Wishing you a safe and healthy summer season!
Sari Hands PLC
Facilitating Health and Wholeness
Enter on Redfield Road at the entrance nearest to
Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd.
Park and enter the 2 story building
Enjoy the waterfall while you wait for me to greet you