The Healing Power of Nature

There is a growing body of research that suggests that being in nature can have a positive impact on our physical, mental, and emotional health. Some ways in which being in nature can promote healing are as follows:

Reducing stress: Studies have shown that spending time in nature can lower levels of the stress hormone cortisol, and increase feelings of relaxation and well-being.

Boosting mood: Being in nature can also help to improve our mood, reduce feelings of anxiety and depression, and increase feelings of happiness and positivity.

Enhancing cognitive function: Nature can also help to improve our cognitive function, such as our ability to focus, think creatively, and solve problems.

Promoting physical health: Spending time in nature can also have physical health benefits, such as reducing blood pressure, improving immune function, and reducing the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.

Providing a sense of connection: Being in nature can help to foster a sense of connection to the natural world, as well as to other people and communities. This can help to promote feelings of social support, belonging, and purpose.

Overall, the healing power of being in nature is a complex and multifaceted phenomenon that can have a profound impact on our health and well-being. Whether it’s taking a walk in the park, going for a hike in the mountains, or simply spending time in your own backyard, getting outside and connecting with nature can be a powerful tool for healing and self-care.

At ReWild Medicine, our highly-trained providers offer a unique program of psychedelic-assisted ecotherapy to assist patients reduce symptoms of depression, anxiety, trauma, and problem alcohol use and reconnect with the inherent natural processes that can rebalance, heal, and sustain them. Our novel treatment and safety protocols allow medically monitored ketamine-assisted psychotherapy in outdoor and nature-based settings, aiming to help patients let go of what is holding them back so they can step into their most inspiring life.

Learn more about the ReWild Medicine nature-based ecotherapy program.