Arts & Mental Health Festival

The Mental Health Benefits of Contact with Nature – Being in the Forest

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Date

16 Nov 2020
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Time

10:00 - 10:45

The Mental Health Benefits of Contact with Nature – Being in the Forest

Link to event: https://zoom.us/j/92581647762?pwd=ZHZRVlFPekZJcUQ2Z25uLzVZYTBWQT09

Spending quality time with the forest – or indeed in any natural environment – is profoundly beneficial both physically and psychologically – and perhaps also spiritually. This is something which we have lost in our urbanized world – we have lost our sense of connection with the More-than-Human world.

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  • Monica Janowski
    Monica Janowski
    Social Anthropologist

    Monica is a social anthropologist with 30 years of research experience among forest peoples in Borneo and is also a qualified forest bathing guide certified by the ANFT (Association of Nature and Forest Therapy). She leads forest bathing in Hainault Forest, Epping Forest, the Abruzzo mountains in Italy and the Kelabit Highlands in Borneo.

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  • Timezone: America/Los_Angeles
  • Date: 16 Nov 2020
  • Time: 01:00 - 01:45