Nature Art, a therapy for all

Nature Art, Eco Art, Nature Art Therapy or whatever you choose to call it, allows participants to be active in nature, without the need for talking (although you can if you want). The activities that people undertake range massively from simple placement of natural objects next to one another to large artistic creations using many […]

Weather it is, weather it isn’t

As the colder weather sets in, some people can be affected by SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder). Around 1 in 3 people in the UK are affected by SAD at some point and it’s this time of year that can see the highest figures. This condition can really impact on the quality of life experienced by […]

Nature and Mental Health

We talk a lot to our participants about the benefits that nature has on mental health. When we say “mental health”, we don’t just mean those people who have a diagnosed mental health condition, but also those who have stress or anxiety in their lives for a short period of time. Poor mental health affects […]

Natural Killer Cells

Phytoncide, which is a chemical released from plants, especially trees, helps humans produce natural killer cells within our immune system. These cells are what our bodies use to attack those things that attack us. They can also help improve anxious or depressive conditions and reduce blood pressure. A number of studies, predominantly in Japan, have […]