Healing in Nature

By Tiffany A. Dedeaux

I have a Shropshire Lad rosebush in my backyard because it was created the year my husband’s son–my stepson–was born.  I find it interesting the role nature can play, even unconsciously, with those who grieve.
There is also something healing in being of service or caring for another even if that other is a trail, bush, or—also in our case—a tree.
How has nature played a role in your healing after a loss?

About Tiffany A. Dedeaux

Tiffany is an ICF Career Coach and a cross-pollinator of ideas with a background in broadcast journalism, social and ecopsychology, and coaching. Tiffany’s nearly two decades of experience has helped her to identify the power of story in connecting us to each other as well as to our environment. A believer in the power of reflection, practical application, and celebrating victories, Tiffany understands that the more we all live our dream, the more we can model it for future generations.
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