From Michelle’s Best Selling Book – Healthy Healing
Taking time to be quiet, to be alone, or to be still can be a difficult thing for anyone experiencing grief. Aloneness is something a griever is all too familiar with. But there is a difference between being alone and being lonely.
Nature gives me a very different feeling from that of being surrounded by thousands of souls. When I take the time to travel into nature I feel alone, but I never feel lonely. Nature gives me time to reflect, quiet my mind, and hear my inner voice. It makes me feel small – not in an intimidating and overwhelming way, but in a grand and inspiring way. It reminds me of all the beauty this life still holds and all the joy I can still experience. Being in nature is a cathartic and healing experience that gives me
In one spontaneous moment, nature can remind us that our problems, while tremendous will not be the definition of our stories, but rather a beautiful and instrumental step in our growth and development. The mountains
Beyond the obvious benefits of fresh air and inspiring, humbling views,
Regardless of where you live, you can find beauty in nature. Every corner of the globe offers nature, and every time you take a quiet walk under the trees, through mountain shadows, or next to ocean waves, you are reminded of the force within. Start with a simple walk alone. Listen and you will be amazed by what you hear, deep from within your soul. Don’t tell yourself that the area where you live isn’t pretty enough to get out and enjoy; every part of our world can offer incredible beauty if you look hard enough.