Mother Nature • Mother Earth • De-stress • Life Giving • Balance • Natural Rhythm Whether you’re walking through a city park or you’re hiking a mountain trail, being outside feels good. It wakes us up, revives our senses and makes us breath out loud. The endorphins that we gain from a simple walk, not […]
I know the importance of creating an intimate environment that includes Mother Nature during the long winter months of the north. Moreover, I know because I’ve lived in northern climates for most of my life. For instance, during the 1980s, I lived in Anchorage and still carry the Alaskan spirit with me wherever I go. […]
Sea and Corals literally popped into my mind as I was wondering what to write about today. I love the ocean and don’t get there often enough. It disturbs me deeply that the coral reefs are among the earthly treasures that we as humans are destroying. Coral reefs are an essential piece of the Mother […]
Humans glorify explorers and scientists but then ignore their warnings. In continuing to conquer and fill deep pockets, the earth is literally being destroyed by its own inhabitants.
Much like war or rape, fire is shocking, life-threatening, unrelenting, and the damage is permanent. This puts firefighters at a high risk for PTSS. A few studies have also looked at what factors might put firefighters at greater risk for the development of PTSD. A number of risk factors for PTSD among firefighters have been identified.