How To Create Peace, Purpose, Health.

Healing Forest takes you on a calming journey of inner change and healing through nature. We help you discover unique routes to create a calm mind, a healthy body, and a peaceful life. Overcome the storms of life by growing your resilience, and improve your well-being by learning the secrets of healing in nature, with nature.

Find your calm

Our website features the best ideas and concepts from across the planet. Join us to explore fascinating forests and beautiful nature connection activities. See what nature can do for you, and those who matter to you.

Countries around the world are uncovering scientific proof about the healing effects of connecting with nature. Japan and South Korea have even created the charming practice of forest bathing or healing nature walks. With our overloaded minds, overworked bodies, and overwhelmed souls, returning to nature can yield surprising results. Please watch this useful 5 minute video that explains how.

Just like the forest, this site has many treasures waiting to be found. Inspiring articles, films, and stories filled with new insights. The more you explore, the more you discover. Subscribers of our free newsletter, receive fresh ideas from our forest blog in their inbox, once a month.

“Our aim is simple. Helping people heal. Helping forests heal.”

For thousands of years our ancestors hunted, gathered, and survived in the wilderness. Endless grasslands, dense forests and vast stretches of green were an integral part of a place we called home.

But in today’s world, the green spaces are replaced by urban structures, crowded places and polluted environments. This rapid change puts an unwanted pressure on our body and mind. As a result we have seen that chronic illnesses, stress, depression, anxiety, burnout and other ailments are on the rise. Also as a society, there is an increase in apathy, anger, addictions, intolerance, and loneliness.

So how do we transform our connection with nature in a way that transforms us? How can we start the process of creating a kinder, calmer, and a healthier world?

Healing Forest Poem
*Download link of healing forest poem given at the very end.

Calm for your mind, body, life

As humans, we have evolved in nature. It’s what makes us feel complete. Multiple research on the healing powers of nature have shown a variety of benefits for our physical, mental, and social health. It provides an easy and effective way for avoiding stress, anxiety, burnout, depression, as well as reducing their ill-effects. Connecting with nature boosts our body’s immunity, energy levels, and healing ability. It can improve our mood, sleep, memory as well as focus. Nature also has a soothing influence on our relationships and emotional well-being.

In these complex times, try our Nature Calm course with over 100+ ideas for your mind and body, heart and soul. Learn how to tap into the healing powers of nature and create ripples of positive change across your life.

Nature Healing

Our project is driven by volunteer led initiatives which include:
Organising healing nature walks. Helping people learn the art and science of nature healing. Showcasing nature meditations, arts, walks from around the world. Publishing stories from amazing places. Sharing forest wisdom of the elders and indigenous people. Bringing attention to inspiring projects and people working for nature. Discovering beautiful forests and trails that can serve as healing forests. Doing action projects that give back to nature. Creating change leaders and compassionate communities through our Forest Friends program.

Healing Forest heart

Please share this page in your circles, so that it reaches where it’s needed. We’d love to hear your thoughts and suggestions in the comments below. | *Download link of Healing Forest Poem

84 thoughts on “HEALING FOREST

  1. Thank you for the extraordinary way you capture and convey the energy of the forest, and for your obvious devotion to our beautiful Earth and its forests. Your videos bring back the energy of the forest, they breathe it back to life in my heart, reigniting my connection and love of the woods. I moved to the wooded foothills of the Sierra Nevada for a year after a 3 year nervous breakdown, where I walked the forest paths every night until 2, 3, or even 5 a.m. I would consciously open every cell in my body to receive the energy of the Earth, the trees, the sky, and the moon. I let my heart run free and wild with delight and the constant revelation of the divine pouring through the natural world around me. Here is a poem I wrote,

    Morning Light
    The morning spreads its sweet gold
    over a broadleaf sea of forest oak,
    Spinning white, angel-haired wonder through the pine.

    Like the trees, I will spread my leaves
    in silent welcome,
    Opening every cell
    to receive the warm, quiet rush
    of the new day.

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    1. Hello again, Nitin,
      I wonder if you or anyone on your team might be interested in reviewing my memoir when it is released in October? It maps my inner journey to the Sierra Nevada forest, where I would walk the woods at night, often until dawn. Here is a brief description, if that helps: Entering the River Naked: Field Notes from the Feminine Wild is a memoir mapping the wilds of one woman’s heart in relentless pursuit of the sacred. Through evocative dreams, poetry and journal pieces, author Ann Shannon faces down her core angst, failing marriage, and misery in her career on her way to the Sierra Nevada forest. There, she begins nightly sojourns through the woods that often last until dawn. As Shannon lays claim to a majestic and tender new life that mirrors the ecstatic beauty of the Earth and sky around her, she offers exhilarating glimpses into the power of nature and the unbridled feminine to inform and to heal. (I don’t mean to presume anything…I just want to check. It is a intimate personal story celebrating the beauty and healing available us in the forest.) Thank you, Ann

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    2. Beautiful, i could picture it in my mind.
      Soon i will be moving to a woodland, i long to rest in Gods creation.
      Thank you for the beautiful poem.

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