Forest Bathing with your Dog - a book by Nadine Mazzola
The Zen of Welcoming Winter Walks
from "In Deep Winter":
We are in deep winter now. All is quiet in the forest. I want to know this stillness and this rest. It’s as if all the earth is calling out, “slow down now, pay attention to this wisdom from the land . . . You can do thi
I suddenly realized that we were invisible to the people there. No one noticed us, not even as I played my flute to remind the forest bathers to drop back into presencing. No one noticed us at all.
It was then that I realized how wonderful being i
Energetically, Winter is a time of deep rest in preparation for a rebirth or transformation. The trees sense it as early as late Summer and early Autumn when many begin the arduous task of pushing their leaves off their branches, dispelling the idea
Someone on a walk once asked me, “What if the tree tells me to get lost? That it doesn’t want to connect?” It was a joke from someone who must have been thinking that I was a bit off suggesting a connection with a tree. My response? “If a tre