Careers in Nature Therapy: 10 Ways Nature Therapy Guides can Earn a Living

As discussed in previous posts, nature therapy has benefits for participants as well as the environment. However, in addition to the reward of helping people reconnect with nature, nature therapy services can also help guides to earn income and support themselves financially. To that end, nature therapy can be successfully offered as a standalone service, […]

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May I Assume…? A More Effective Strategy for Achieving Your 2020 Resolutions

                        All transformation begins with an intense, burning desire to be transformed. The first step in the “renewing of the mind” is desire.  You must want to be different (and intend to be before you can begin to change yourself.  Then you must make your future dream a present fact.  You do this by […]

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Your Gut Plays a Huge Role in Weight Loss

By Laurie Abele – NWA grad, mentor and co-creator of the new Mind-Gut-Guru coaching certification program You have been incorporating exercise more than ever; You are meal planning, even taking your cute little containers to work for lunch; Monitoring your water intake – maybe even counting calorie intake but the scale just WON’T budge.  Sound […]

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Becoming a Meditation Teacher & Manifesting My Hidden Gift

By Sherry Asuncion Between battling an autoimmune thyroid disease since 2013 and maneuvering my way through a traumatic divorce in 2017, these difficult life transitions guided me on  a spiritual journey, which began last year.  Before I even considered “meditation”, I actually reached for every other healing path else I could think of first;  Because, […]

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Cannabis Coaching: Filling a Gap in Care

By Juliane Nowe, Certified Health, Life and Cannabis Coach, Senior NWA Mentor The term Cannabis Coaching continues to become more well-known as the cannabis industry advances and people are looking for answers to their questions on cannabis.  I reached out to two fellow Cannabis Coaches, Brittany Chaffee, founder of Balance in Buds and to Katrina […]

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5 Health Benefits of Spending Time in Nature

Nature therapy (also known as ecotherapy) describes an approach to wellbeing that emphasizes meaningful exposure to nature. A 2017 review paper in the journal Environmental Health and Perspectives, published by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences of the National Institutes of Health, described 20 distinct physical, mental, and social benefits of nature contact. We’ve […]

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Dr. LJ on Bloom TV: Roasted Vegetable Garlic Pasta

Watch Dr LJ with host Carissa Galloway of the new lifestyle show, “Bloom” Vegan dish – can be modified to Vegetarian, Paleo, Keto Lifestyle Although the standard time for a cooking segment on TV is 5 minutes, as a TV chef that’s not a lot of time to explain everything that you’d like to about […]

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Cannabis Vaping Concerns for Cannabis Educators, Coaches and Consultants

News of vaping-related illness and death have raised concerns about cannabis vaping safety.  Right now, there are more questions than answers. Here are links to insightful news stories re the subject.   We will summarize below these links: Is Vaping Cannabis Good for You? Surterra Wellness https://www.surterra.com/blog/science/is-vaping-cannabis-bad-for-you/?j=622717&sfmc_sub=49663198&l=15152_HTML&u=10264010&mid=100019610&jb=3&utm_source=marketingcloud&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=top-picks Special Report: Cannabis Researchers, Scientists Confront Vaping-Related Lung Disease […]

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A Nature Therapy Case Study: Using Metaphors in Nature

An experienced entrepreneur, coach, and outdoorswoman based in the Netherlands and Alaska, Manuela van Prooijen graduated from the Natural Wellness Academy as an Advanced Nature Spirit Walks (Nature Therapy) Guide. This is an excerpt from her final project for her certificate, where she led a client on a Nature Spirit Walk and helped them use […]

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Golden Milk Alternative

Golden Milk Latte With an Enticing Asian Twist

Immune and Anti-Inflammatory Support in a Comforting Warm Beverage Vegan and Vegetarian Options Yes, I know – Golden Milk is so “2017”.  And while I have periodically gone through short spurts of drinking turmeric lattes, can’t say that I’m awed by the flavor. In other words, not something I crave. Wound up having an emergency […]

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