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Following true accounts of everyday people who have been transformed by the healing power of nature, the Outside Within illustrates how the more-than-human world is laden with the possibility of delivering solace in hard times as well as offering sacred meaning-making for the human spirit. The Outside Within demonstrates how nature shows up in big ways, imparting many unexpected lessons and ageless truths. When the Blue Ridge Mountains teach perseverance, a starry night creates inner comfort, and a forest trail helps release anger, it seems as though this ancient medicine is made to order for each one of us.

 

Complementing each personal narrative are practical exercises and reflections to help you unearth nature’s therapeutic ingredient for your very own health and well-being.

 

With nature as a mirror, teacher, counselor, and spirit guide, this book invites you on a literary adventure filled with wild promises echoing from our ancestors who speak to us of deep connection and shared closeness with Mother Earth.

 

Following true accounts of everyday people who have been transformed by the healing power of nature, The Outside Within illustrates how the more-than-human world is filled with the possibility of delivering solace in hard times as well as offering sacred meaning-making for the human spirit. When the Blue Ridge Mountains teach perseverance, a starry night creates inner comfort, and a forest trail helps release anger, it seems as though this ancient medicine is made to order for each one of us. Complementing each personal narrative are practical exercises and reflections to help you unearth nature’s therapeutic ingredient for your very own health and well-being. With nature as a mirror, teacher, counselor, and spirit guide, this book invites you on a literary adventure filled with wild promises echoing from our ancestors who speak to us of deep connection and shared closeness with Mother Earth.

The Outside Within

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  • The Outside Within is a testimony to the powerful relationship between and among human and more than human experiences. The heartfelt narratives bring examples of rewilding, remembering, and restoring the natural self. Captured in breathtaking photographs, this delightful book invites the reader into the experience. Be it the 'safe suffering' on a damp hiking trip, the healing of self-doubt while climbing a mountain range, or being 'seen' under a canyon moon ...The Outside Within will capture your heart and beckon you to your own wilding.

    - Cheryl Fisher, Ph.D.,  author of Mindfulness and Nature Based Therapeutic Interventions for Children

     

    The Outside Within is a beautiful testament to our personal, spiritual and emotional connection to the natural world. This book is filled with stories and lessons that nature has gifted the writers; each written in personal, emotionally-poignant ways. Each chapter includes a thoughtful exercise that the reader can utilize to deepen their connection to the natural world and expand their own ecological understanding. With gorgeous pictures throughout, this book is engaging, thought-provoking and an excellent reminder of the multitudes of ways we can develop a reciprocal relationship with nature.

    -Megan E. Delaney, Ph.D., author of Nature is Nurture: Counseling and the Natural World

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