What happens when we close the laptops,
put down the mobile devices,
saunter out and start listening to the trees?
Research confirms that sustained, intentional contact
with nature benefits humans through:
Improved sense of wellbeing
Lower instances of stress-related illness
Improved memory and cognitive flexibility
Expansion of creativity and problem-solving
Work with Kimberly
The being who has taught me the most about being fully present to a walk in the woods is my four-legged friend Sookie who is never, ever distracted by to-do lists or troubling thoughts while sniffing her way through the forest.
What is forest bathing?
Forest bathing, or nature therapy, is a practice of intentionally creating thin places where people can slow down, reconnect with their senses and re-awaken to the sacred that permeates all of creation.
In nature therapy, the forest is the therapist and the guide opens the doors. People are gently guided through a clearly defined sequence of invitations to slow down, allow the senses to open, and experience the environment to deepen a reciprocal relationship between participants and the forest. This supports the wholeness and well-being of both.
Join me for Forest Bathing with Your Dog
Join me for forest bathing with your dog on October 2, 2022
Forest bathing with your dog is an intentional and shared experience that can be relaxing and enriching for both dog and human.
Bring your fur baby to the Amstedamse Bos for a morning of mindful, bodyful, joyful time in nature.
We are all connected, human and more-than-human, in an infinite loop of reciprocity.
When the natural world thrives, we all thrive.
The golden thread running through my life’s journey is a persistent calling to find, as Frederick Buechner describes, the place where my deep gladness meets the world’s deep hunger. I hope that this offering will be one in which we can flourish and discern together how best to live into that fiercely tender calling.
Time to Just Be
“Kimberly is obviously passionate about sharing her love of nature and the benefits of taking time to just “be.” She is able to make you think and be present in the moment. If you have the time to take part in one of her activities, I would recommend it.” – NR
A repeatable experience
“Kimberly is a hospitable, holistic host who gently sets an ambiance with a welcoming inclusive tone of the anticipated journey… weaving a thread of kindness, reflectiveness and restfulness. A repeatable experience but more importantly enrichment for future walks of my own.” – SO
“Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.”
― Mary Oliver
You might not know you need it...
“Try it! You might now know you needed it until you leave lighter and refreshed.” – HR
A peaceful, calm break...
“A peaceful, calm break from the business of everyday life! Kimberly provides a perfect 🙂 connection with nature to encourage the ‘stop’ from life!” – BL
May all that is unforgiven in you be released. May your fears yield their deepest tranquilities. May all that is unlived in you blossom into a future graced with love.
– John O’Donohue
“The land knows you, even when you are lost.”
– Robin Wall Kimmerer
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