The Many Facets of Earth Connection

The Earth Connect program was created based on world-wide research and experiential knowledge documented for nearly 40 years to help heal anxiety disorders, from the most basic of anxiety attacks to post-traumatic stress disorder.

Connecting with Nature, in its many forms, also helps to promote creativity, is a source of spirituality, and encourages community. In these pages, you'll find the research, web links, articles, and other resources to educate, inspire, and help you on your journey to connect with the Earth and all its beings!

Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing

The Japanese practice of shinrin-yoku, aka forest bathing, has been shown to help with anxiety and stress. This has become a world-wide practice as people are discovered the research-backed benefits.

Healing Effects of Nature

Healing Effects of Nature

Interacting and connecting with the natural world has been proven to be healing in many ways, from the physical benefits gleaned from soil bacteria and essential oils of foliage to emotional and mental relief from the experience of awe and the sounds of nature.

Equine Therapy

Equine Therapy

Equine-assisted therapy promotes physical and mental health.

Surf Therapy

Surf Therapy

Surf Therapy has been shown to help with depression and PTSD.

Gardening & Horticulture Therapy

Gardening & Horticulture Therapy

There's a reason why gardening is such a popular hobby. Its therapeutic effects are many.

Ocean & Water Healing

Ocean & Water Healing

Water is healing. Here are articles and research on how it affects our bodies, our brains, and our moods.

Nature and Creativity

Nature and Creativity

Interacting with the natural world and immersion in nature creates a sense of awe and inspires the creative energy within. Nature and creativity go hand-in-hand. How does nature inspire you?

Good Environmental News

Good Environmental News

We believe that re-connecting to nature leads to re-connecting with your community and self. When people get together to support each other and the environment, great things happen.

Sustainability

Sustainability

A healthy world means healthy people, and vice-versa. The earth sustains us; it is the source of life. And, when we implement sustainable lifestyle practices, we benefit physically and psychologically.

Eco-Anxiety & Eco-Grief

Eco-Anxiety & Eco-Grief

Climate change and environmental destruction can cause anxiety and grief. Here we post some articles on how to deal and heal.

Environmentalism & Activism

Environmentalism & Activism

Doing things to help the environment alleviates symptoms of eco-anxiety and eco-grief. Here are stories of people who are making a difference and some suggestions of how you can, too.