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Fred Bergen

I am an interdisciplinary inquirist. I have an Edible Food Forest and see Nature as healing and restorative., Self Employeed in East Palatka

The Healing Power of Nature and the Stroll for Well-Being

PRESENTED ON OCT 22, 2018
IN ST. AUGUSTINE @ VOL 11

Can being in nature be more than just a nice passtime, could it also heal us? Fred Bergen talks to us about the benefits of "forest bathing" and introduces us to something called a "stroll for well-being" and how it has shown to truly benefit people's health. 

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Healing with Heat

BY NATASHA GUNN
@ VOL 22 ON JUN 04, 2014

Natasha Gunn explains how the practice of hot yoga helped her gain a renewed sense of well-being, calmness and peace of mind and changed her perception of life.

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My Life with Herbs

BY HANNAH SYLVESTER SYLVESTER
IN LINCOLN, UK

Hannah Sylvester, one of the 40 medical qualified herbalists in the country, tells us all about her life with herbs in a nourishing and organic presentation. She reflects on the importance of listening and observing nature to flourish with it. After all there's no better design than nature itself.

"Let food be thy medicine and medicine by thy food." ― Hippocrates

http://www.thedistrictherbalist.co.uk/

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Ancient Healing Power of Our Plants

BY NOZIPO MARAIRE
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 19, 2016

Dr. Nozipo Maraire sheds like to how natural remedies have been used to cure ailments even in this modern society of medicine

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Nordic Walking: The Perfect Winter City Outdoor Activity

BY SUSAN YACKULIC
@ VOL 27 ON FEB 16, 2017

"From city streets to mountain peaks, all you have to do is go where your poles take you and enjoy the outdoors."

Susan Yackulic sheds light on the joys of urban poling, showing how a pair of nordic poles are an easy and accessible tool to keep healthy and happy while encouraging you to explore your own city on foot.

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Nature, A Necessity for Healing

BY LINDSEY FREYSINGER
@ VOL 23 ON JUN 13, 2017

Lindsey Freysinger will share her experience with the healing nature of being outdoors after becoming disabled. She will be exploring the necessity of being in nature for ALL humans, especially those with illness and/or disability.

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On Healing Energy

BY AUDREY BARRETT
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 16, 2018

Audrey Barrett shares what happens when you let love in and its power to heal.

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In Celebration of Walking

BY GALEO SAINTZ
@ VOL 48 ON MAY 08, 2018

Looking through the lens of the 52 walks on offer in South Africa’s only walking festival, Galeo Saintz tells how this simple festival in celebration of walking, is a tool for re-connecting to nature and to each other, whilst being a catalyst for linking communities, supporting tourism and raising funds for environmental charities.

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The healing power of speaking your truth

BY SARAH ISAACS
@ VOL 50 ON SEP 04, 2018

Sarah Isaacs invited women to share experiences of abuse and sexual assault, hoping to turn her own violation into something good that might encourage others to speak up and let go of the shame that was never theirs to carry. Sarah's talk looks at the healing power of honest expression and the role this project played in her recovery.

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Patient

BY JEZRIE MARCANO-COURTNEY
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 11, 2018

Paralyzed from a panic attack caused by unresolved grieving over her father's death in 2008, Jezrie Marcano-Courtney shares her circuitous journey to mental health.